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Living the Dream – Life is Good

In honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, let’s take a look at a few of his memorable words:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: It’s the quality, not the longevity, of one’s life that’s important.

We know this to be true, yet I am still struck by the number of people who are focused on life at the office, looking ahead at the retirement account planning and dreaming of ‘someday’. I understand the importance of all these things: planning for the future is an important part of creating it, but not at the risk of running out of time to enjoy today.

As many pithy posters on social networks have said, ‘someday’ is not a day of the week. Nor does it need to be part of your business vocabulary. We helping professionals are the first to understand that life is indeed short, that nothing beats the value of a moment spent with someone we care about and that when all is said and done, those moments will magically add up to a ‘great life’ that gets reported in our own obituaries.

The Life Is Good story actually began in 1994 with two brothers, Bert and John Jacobs, who hawked t-shirts on the streets of Boston, even selling door-to-door in college dorms up and down the East coast and out of a small van until things got, well, good for them.

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Self Love September

I can’t believe it’s September already!  Where did my summer go?  And certainly, when will it start feeling like fall?  I am pretty much over the humidity, and last week I felt like I was borderline heat stroke every time I set off for my early morning 10 a.m.-ish runs.

 

Either way, just as I always do, I am taking the opportunity to start off a fresh month with a fresh new set of goals.  This month though, I’m doing things a little differently than I have in the past.

This month I’m not focusing on miles or pounds.

I’m not thinking in calories or macros, “after pictures” or visible abs…

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Balancing your Workout without Weights; Cardio, Stretching and Lifting

A workout without weights is a rather broad definition. It can range anywhere from sprints to push-ups or yoga to burpees. Today we’d like to share the value of using balance in your weight free workouts in order to achieve your ultimate physique.

We’ve found that doing only one type of exercise leads to injury and limited capabilities in one or more areas of a person’s life. Being extremely muscular yet unable to run or even walk correctly is a hazard, the same as being overly skinny and incapable of lifting a load over one’s own head.

The people who look and appear the most fit are generally well-balanced individuals strong enough to run, lift and bend to survive any challenge that is thrown at them even is a swimming lesson. This is what we aim to achieve with a weight-free workout. Read More Balancing your Workout without Weights; Cardio, Stretching and Lifting