"I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short." - Blaise Pascal. Truth Is Simple. And, creating and compacting ideas into understandable truth is the #greatest artform. This artform, when #executed at the highest level, has the power to shake a person to his core and reveal knowledge and wisdom that will supersede any preconceived notions or beliefs. It #transforms. And can literally alter the course of a life. And the funny thing about all this is you, me... we already #posses everything we need to open our own eyes to what is true and real. You know instantly when something #valuable enters your ear. You don't hear it... you #feel it. It moves you and causes an emotional and mental #shift. I have been fortunate to have had this experience many times... but, for many years prior, I missed out. I was #disconnected from my self, and by extension, disconnected from others. I chose not to feel because of past hurts or failings... yet, the truth is, I was and am always #connected. And so are you. The simple truth is we are all the same stuff... forever #bound to one another. In the same way the Sun is powered by hydrogen... your cells and mitochondria derive their energy from hydrogen. Even at 93MM miles away, I am connected to our closest #star. How then, could I not be connected to you?. . Each day I show up and do my level best to convey something #meaningful to you... to connect with you. Even in a small way. Drop your words here and let me know how connected you feel to yourself and your surroundings. . Sight + Light. J . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #taketuesday Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group
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"Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness." - Napoleon Hill. During #OperationRedWings the team was discovered by local herdsman and had to make a tough call. They knew their location would be compromised if they let these men go... this meant all their lives were in jeopardy. According to the rules of engagement, Murph decided to release these men rather than harm them, as they were civilians. Within an hour later the team would be attacked. Resulting in a total of 19 deaths. Murph died while exposing himself to fire in order to get a radio signal out for help. As dire as the situation became, I'm sure he may have felt some semblance of responsibility, even though he did the honorable thing in letting the herdsman go. He and all the lives lost this day are remembered in this shirt. We will wear it proudly as we do the the WOD, Murph, in honor of the men of #redwings. Pick yours up at #linkinbio, and be sure to join us at #Crossfit North Phoenix Saturday morning at 9am AZ the work goes down. Sacrifice. Just a little time to remember the fallen. Drop a #comment below and share your thoughts. United In Fitness. J. Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #crossfit #movementmonday Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group .
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"He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Get Ready. Sunday night, or Monday morning is prime time for setting up the week for a win. Why?. . Human psychology around achievement is #temporal. Time based. As a species we prefer to start new things or end old things on a clock. So we have celebrations around The New Year, start diets on the first of the month, or new jobs on a Monday. Whatever your percieved beginning of a timeframe is, will determine when you are likely to #begin something fresh. There is a magic to the rhythm of life and universal bodies moving through space that simply cannot be ignored. For #teamarcher, Sunday night prep bleeds into Monday morning action. The #queen and I use this part of the week as a marker to check in with one another, track our progress, and lay plans for the week. Yearly targets, break into quarterly targets, become weekly targets, and ultimately daily action. And #winning the days is the secret sauce. If you want to get a pullup and you train once a month, your chances for success are slim to none. For you to win, you might set a target of 5 strict pullups in 3 months, decide where you need to be at the end of each month, then each week of each month, and lastly determine your daily action. And, you honestly #track and report where you are to determine if you're on the right track. The same is true for most endeavors. Wifey and I hold each other to a standard that requires #results based communication... fuck your feelings. We want facts. Facts give us actionable info we can use to setup targets for the week... no matter the realm: physical, spiritual, or mental. By honoring the process and the work, we step further ahead each day. What say you... where could you use a more black and white approach to achievement?. Site + Light. J . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #crossfit #movementmonday Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com .
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Muscle tanks rolling off the press... orders ship tomorrow for #Murph. Limited quantities remain... get yours while supplies last at #linkinbio. . ★ The Concept ★ Remember The 19 Fallen Of Red Wings. Murph is coming up... this year we commemorate all of the men of #redwings. The 4th Annual "Murph" Design is here for 2018. Wear it proudly during the wod and anywhere else you go. To do that, you need to know the story. Murph is more than a named workout. On June 28, 2005, three of four SEALS on the ground (Murphy, Dietz, Axelson) were killed during combat operations in support of Operation Red Wings. On the same day, a QRF of eight Navy SEALs and 8 Army Night Stalkers were also killed when the MH-47 helicopter that they were aboard was shot down by enemy fire in the vicinity of Asadabad, Afghanistan in Kumar Province. Lt. (SEAL) Michael Murphy was posthumously awarded the Medal Of Honor for his actions during Operation Red Wings. And, we remember his name… Yet, Red Wings claimed 19 lives, they are commemorated, along with “Murph” on this years edition of the shirt you have to be in for the upcoming WOD this Memorial Day. Wear it to remember their sacrifice. United In Fitness. J. . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #crossfit #taketuesday Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group .
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"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward." - Abraham Lincoln. #Progress in any endeavor is seldom like hitting home runs... it's more akin to single after single after single. So many times people fall #prey to the "I should have success now" mentally. As if achieving a difficult aim is an #event. That thought process is the worst kind of poison... and will #kill your long game. To acquire anything, to become someone new... is a #process. So forget winning "the day" and realize you want to win "all the days" you can by taking small #measurable steps over time. Go as fast as possible but be #aggressively patient, as @andyfrisella says, toward your outcomes realizing there is no substitute for the work and consistency over time. #Grit. Develop it. Wifey and I employ this strategy on our current remodel. That #hotplate you see, on that counter top that is going away, beside that empty space where her fancy new stove will be, is a reminder of where we are in the process. Each day we #accomplish another task and another task... and soon guess what: We Will Run Out Of Tasks To Complete. Each day we step #toward our success. There is no pressure to build the house in a day... it's being built over all the days. Same holds #true with our businesses, relationships, and mentality. How about you... ever been in a place where you got frustrated and quit on your targets too early?. . Sight + Light. J . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #fridayfactual Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group .
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"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin. . ★ Episode 9 Highly Functional Edition with @hardwodder #FunctionalAthleticSpecialist @bshowmanbrown on #MurphPrep. #linkinbio . Want to get in your best Murph? Then give this one a listen. We cover #prep #scaling #recovery and #activerecovery. Use this knowledge when you get to the box and jump in on Murph. Listen in on this episode. Be sure to like and subscribe on your favorite #podcatcher and we'll see you in the next episode. United In Fitness. J. . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #fridayfactual #functionalfriday Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group .
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"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." - Charles Dickens. Commonly in #leadership we say, "Givers Gain"... and that is true. However, I would learn later on that it is also necessary. Know what is necessary is good. Remember: nature is not kind to #useless creatures. So, stay with me here. Anything you have or know can be given... yet, I would argue that your #knowledge is the most important thing you could share. Must share, in fact. Your knowledge has to be #given away... or you become like the full cup with no space to receive more water. Sharing what you know does at least 2 things. 1. It opens what you think you know to #scrutiny... which either hardens the iron in your words or shatters them. In both cases, all parties are enriched knowing your knowledge is or is not useful and a better choice is made. 2. It gives you the #opportunity to teach and communicate. This is quite possibly the most unselfish act any human can engage in... for doing so can spark conversations and discovery that can #impact humanity the world over for generations. Just like Elon Musk has plans to terraform Mars because someone taught him about the universe as a kid. Soon, humans will be a multiplanetary species... because someone shared some idea. And you. Maybe you're not planning to mine #asteroids like Peter Diamandis, but you currently possess knowledge right now on some aspect of life that if shared would make someone else's life easier. Don't sit on that. Be #generous and useful... consistently. And, you too, can build a legacy. What stories in your head keep you from getting in front of others with your thoughts? Let me know below. Sight + Light. J . Remember: there is #norestfortheworthy Be. Do. Have... In that order. #hardwodder #hardwodderone #honorthework #fortunefavorsthebrave #fortesfortunajuvat #humanmovementfactory #unspecialized #dothehardthing #100to0 #thursdaythoughts Gear up ★ http://hardwodder.com . Meet up ★ http://hardwodderradio.com . Wise up ★ http://dothehardthing.net . Join up ★ http://hardwodderone.com/group .
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