Take Pride Tuesday: The Hammer Stockdale

While I certainly have additional short-term milestones I want to hit (bodyweight bench, unassisted pull-ups, etc) The long term goal is just to keep doing what I've been doing - Trust the program, show up consistently, and put in the work with a smile on my face. The rest is going to take care of itself.

-Matt Stockdale

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Take Pride Tuesday: A Grateful Goodbye

I chose Iron Lion for several reasons. There is a definite focus on safety and smart training. The coaches have a real understanding of the mechanism behind every exercise. I enjoyed the family-like environment and found extra motivation from training in a group setting. And, of course, they were all superb at putting up with my sassy attitude and occasionally allowing my Brittany playlist fix.  

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Monthly Mindset: The Morning Routine

Imagine how much more effective the rest of your day can be with productive habits — habits that you have purposely placed in motion. It’s not only starting the day with a plan, but beginning the day successful - you’re in the win column already no matter how the day twists and turns. 

If you win the morning, you win the day.

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Wellness Wednesday: The Fast and the Furious (Recipes)

Contrary to what Mick Jagger may have told you, time is most certainly not on our side. In fact, it’s one of the only things that money cannot buy us. However, that’s a different song. No matter if you’re a working mom or a busy single professional, it is doubtless that you too feel the pressure of time on a daily basis. To this point, I give you three recipes that are balanced, healthy and can be whipped up in under an hour. So while your kids nap or you’re in between conference calls, you still whip up a healthy meal for you and yours.

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Take Pride Tuesday: Magic Mike Changing Course

I can’t say enough good things about Iron Lion and the other members there. I truly believe we should lobby the government to get the principles and regiment that is provided for us in all the schools in the US. We just don’t learn about proper fitness early enough. If Iron Lion ever went nationwide, the country would be in much better shape (cheesy pun intended).

—Mike, we couldn’t agree more.

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