We live in a time where it is too easy to focus on only strengthening the mind and leave the body in the dust. When in reality, to reach our potential we have to make our bodies strong so that our minds can reach their peak. The great leaders of the past understood this. What […]Read more "Teddy Roosevelt: The Vigorous Life"
As further accountability for my training, I’ve decided to share an outline of my workouts with weekly comments. I plan on competing in both strength and endurance competitions in the coming year and hopefully years. Many have thought that you couldn’t make significant progress doing so. People like Alex Viada and Complete Human Performance have […]Read more "May 24 – 30 2015 Training"
Running in the Spring Fling Race here in Toronto, it was my first 5k and a real eye-opener. Completing the race in 26:51 minutes, I felt very relaxed. Too relaxed even. Going into the race, being conservative was the goal. Looking back, I am to be a lot more focused on my starting pace for […]Read more "Race Day June 14"
“I’m not going to give you special treatment because you are Muslim. Our basketball guys fast as well and they work just as hard.” – Coach B. The above was something told to me when I first played football in high school some 8 odd years ago. It was not told so I’d be scolded […]Read more "Mental Game: Ramadan and Fasting"
As the Month of Ramadan approaches, many Muslims around the world will engage in the Islamic tradition of fasting. Muslims fast to show appreciation and follow the way of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him [As Muslims say to show respect]), along with celebrating the month in which the first revelation and his […]Read more "Ramadan: Why Fast and Why Train"
This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it. Happy blogging!Read more "Hello world!"