The Unbreakable Manifesto

I’m a big believer in values – more specifically, defining your own, writing them down, and living them out. Furthermore, I believe it is better to have one or two you stick to for life than to have ten you thought about once and never applied. Unbreakable Strength Co. might be my coaching business, but … Read moreThe Unbreakable Manifesto

Life Lessons I Learned In The Gym

Humility When I first started training, I was 112 lbs of gangly pre teen. I had never played sports (with the exception of parks and rec micro soccer) and I’d never touched a weight. I fell in love with lifting through anatomy books and body building magazines. After some self educating I jumped right in…I … Read moreLife Lessons I Learned In The Gym

What does it mean to be strong?

Websters defines Strength as, “The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment.” When we first begin training it is pretty common for us to … Read moreWhat does it mean to be strong?

The Case Against Motivation

“Extrinsic goals such as financial success, appearance, and popularity/fame have been specifically contrasted with intrinsic goals such as community, close relationships, and personal growth, with the former more likely associated with lower wellness and greater ill-being.” – Self Determination Theory researchers E.L. Deci and R.M. Ryan  Motivation has become a hot button word in the commercial fitness market. We are … Read moreThe Case Against Motivation