I Love My Fear

One of my favorite quotes is from Dave Tate.  He said, “Real fear makes men do amazing things they would never do without it.”  I’ve done a lot of reflecting over the past couple of weeks and what Dave said has really stuck with me.  As I lead my life in other directions I look forward to but also fear the future.  I fear falling into “that’s just the way it is” mindset, I fear defeat,   I fear feeling I put myself in a situation where I can’t make a difference, I fear that I’m leaving a one-of-a-kind place.  But just as Tate says, I love my fear.   Is that weird that I feel that way?  Is it weird to […]

How Will You Succeed?

I stumbled across this on Facebook the other day.  Normally I just scroll through things like this; it doesn’t usually make a huge impact on my day.  For some reason though this one stuck when I saw it.  I’m not entirely sure why but it just struck a chord with me, and I really liked it.  I believe it was the first line that might have done it for me, “I succeed because I am willing to do the things that you are not.”  I have a lot of changes going on in my life and this line made me think about all the athletes and clients I’ve worked with over the past couple of years at SAPT.  The large […]

Back to School, Back to Awful Mobility

It’s back to school time which means it’s time to sit at a desk for long periods of time shortening your hip flexors and putting yourself into a kyphotic posture; ever so slightly changing you into Quasimodo. This is mainly for my high school kids who think that this unnatural posture is an inevitability rather than something they can fix. I’m reminded of the weirdness of Steve Reed when I think about sitting for long periods of time. For those of you who don’t know, and sorry Stevo for putting you on blast, but Steve does the majority of office work at a local coffee shop. Steve has set a reminder on his computer that lets him know when he […]