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Fitness Class or Scary Movie – Which Is Better?

It’s almost Halloween, so let’s consider :  Scary Movie or Fitness Class? Odd comparison, you say? Scary movie : slightly uncomfortable during the experience, adrenaline and dopamine flow, wide awake and alert afterwards, minimal lasting benefits. Typical Fitness Class from the ClassPass circuit :  slightly uncomfortable during the experience, adrenaline and dopamine flow, wide awake and alert […]

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Shackleton Endurance Story

What if right now was your moment for greatness, your chance to show yourself and the world what you’re capable of? Last week I devoured the unabridged audio version of “Endurance,” the remarkable story of a fateful boat voyage to the Antarctic.  A crew of 27 had their boat destroyed by Antarctic ice, leaving them […]

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Question – are you getting closer to your goals?

Going to a Tony Robbins seminar a few years ago taught me an incredible amount and one of the things I keep coming back to is his take on questions. Tony claims your success is directly related to the type of questions you ask. In his words: “Ask better questions and you’ll get better answers.” […]

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Breathing

The Best Kind of Work

The Best Kind of Work Last week, I spent 4 days in the high country outside Aspen, Colorado. In the middle of an intense work crunch, I went 100% off the grid, unreachable by phone, text, e-mail, or anything else.  I lived out of my backpack, camped under the stars, and spent quality time with […]

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What Inspires You?

  Do you love a good true crime story as much as me?  If so, you’ll love the Swindled podcast I was enjoying this weekend. And yes, you’re reading the right newsletter – Mekanix One Percent Better – and I promise this all quickly comes back to fitness in short order. The latest episode covers […]

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What Is Deep Survival?

A survival trivia question for you:  Which of these 4 groups has the highest survival rates when lost in the wilderness? Children 6 and under Children  7 – 12 A “normal” teenager / adult A trained  teenager / adult Surprisingly, it’s Group 1:  Children 6 and under. Why?  They haven’t formed models of the world.  […]

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Healthy

4 Habits for a Healthy Life

Want to get healthier but aren’t sure where to start? Watch the video below for four easy tips to help you lead a healthier lifestyle!

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