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The One Thing You Should NOT Do At the Gym

….is (always) do just one thing at the gym.

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Sure, sometimes we need to focus. Just arms today. I’m not talking about focusing on individual muscle groups in a strategic and planned way. No, I am talking about the habit of only doing the bench press or only doing curls or, like the little cartoon lady, only using the calf machine all the time, because that is all you like or know (or are comfortable with, because you’ve pretty much grown accustomed to it).
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Are My Goals Really SMART? (Help me re-evaluate, please.)

I have been writing on how to use planning to achieve big goals – you should check out the other articles in the series. I recently shared with you my TOP 5 plans for the next 6 months and I thought it would be helpful for you if we analyzed one of my goals together, to see if it is S.M.A.R.T. Hopefully, this analysis will help you in making your own plans.

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My TOP 6 Plans for the next 6 Months!

Yes, you may find my plans weird. I am fine with that. You may even find a few of them silly. I'm fine with that as well. I know that my family and friends find "weird" many of the things I find "meaningful." Often times when I share my aspirations with friends the only response I get (in addition to some raise eyebrows) is – “why?” 

I, however, am excited and shameless about my life! I mean, cymbals clashing, draw-all-attention-to-my-own-wierdness kind of shamelssnes. Continue reading My TOP 6 Plans for the next 6 Months!

5 Tips for Making Absolutely Life-Changing Plans

 “Everybody's got plans… until they get hit.” – Mike Tyson

I won’t argue for Mike Tyson’s eloquence, but nobody can deny the fierce truth in that statement. Everybody who has ever set out to do anything meaningful should know that it may not work out the way you expect it. In fact, your best plans may flatly fail. Does that mean that we avoid great big, complex things that we know will redound in meaning and value for us? Continue reading 5 Tips for Making Absolutely Life-Changing Plans