LEARN HOW TO make hard things look easy

What if you could be confident and capable across a stunningly wide array of domains and skills? What if you could have "a certain nonchalance, so as to conceal all art and make whatever one does or says appear to be without effort and almost without any thought about it"? Turns out you can learn sprezzatura, the Italian word for making hard things look easy. Enter your email address here and I'll teach you how.

Is This Good For Me To Do?

If you come train with me either at my gym, The Movement Minneapolis, or via online coaching you’ll have to adopt a new paradigm for their training – but once you do you’ll find that it permeates the rest of your life. The classic paradigm is essentially one of prescription. Your program says to do this so you do

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It’s Running Season, Don’t Make These Mistakes

The balmy spring weather we’ve been having this week has, in part, reminded me that it is again running and race season. The other part of the reminder is that I’m starting to see the social media posts from people who are getting a hurt a week or two before the race they’ve been training

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How Constraints Help You Make Better Decisions

In the early 1970s the United States Air Force issued a request for defense contractors to design and a new advanced lightweight fighter jet. A team from General Dynamics would go on to design the F-16 Fighting Falcon which is still in use today by over 25 countries and is widely considered the most effective

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Stop Trying to Get Fit

I see them almost every day. Articles with titles like “10 Reasons You’re Not Fit Yet”, “If You Want to Be Fit, Do These Things” , and “The Surprising Reason You Aren’t Fit”. Fitness as an objective state of being does not exist. It’s not a thing. It’s not real. There’s your surprising reason. No matter

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Sleep – The Ultimate Performance Enhancing Drug

Sleep is the ultimate performance enhancing drug. If you could bottle up all the benefits of sleep in a side-effect free drug you’d have the first trillion dollar drug. Most people only get about four-fifths of the sleep they need. Which doesn’t sound so bad until you think about the chronic cumulative effects. What if

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Your Diet Needs To Be Different, No Matter What It Is

I don’t hope to convince you that the Paleo diet, the Atkins diet, a Precision Nutrition style model of eating, Primal eating, or vegetarianism is the best diet. In fact, I’d like you to believe that no matter what your current diet is you should change it – at least eventually. If you’re a fitness

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