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Nine Thoughts for the New Year

Over the hundreds of millions of years that Earth has hosted life, there has been evolution, adaptation and change. Life migrated out of its watery inhabitance to take up residence on land. Fins became legs. Some legs were lost over time in favour of slithering, while other legs morphed into wings to enable flight. Methods… Continue reading Nine Thoughts for the New Year

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7 Lessons from Punxsatawny, PA.

“Okay campers, rise and shine!”  We might be a long way from Gobblers’ Knob in Punxsatawny, Pennsylvania but after a couple of months in isolation, working from home and social distancing, you might just start to feel like you’re trapped in some recurring time loop like Bill Murray’s iconic role as cynical weatherman, Phil Connors,… Continue reading 7 Lessons from Punxsatawny, PA.

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Functional Fitness (version 2.0)

“Functional fitness” traditionally looks to develop health or physical conditioning utilized in the performance of the “activities of daily living”. But if Life frequently derails us and sends us into a tailspin, how truly “fit” are we?  It’s 2018 – life happens and shit gets in the way and as a result I’ve revamped my definition of “fitness” to not only include our physical capacity but the mindset which orchestrates it.