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Thinking + Writing || Fantasy -> Fruition

When Tim Ferriss (world renowned podcaster, writer, investor, entrepreneur) interviewed the world's elite, what single habit did 90% of the individuals consistently practice? Meditation or Mindfulness. This habit has helped shape the successful for years and in all professional disciplines. Why is this so effective and HOW CAN I APPLY IT TO FITNESS? From gatherings and insights it seems that two components can be attributed to the chain reaction of meditation. When we meditate effectively we are able to take in the chaos and accept it. We are able to retreat from the anxiety and stress and see the bigger picture.  1.) Once practice within this meditation and mindfulness is the visualization of our ideal life. For some this may...

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Cardio Balance ||| Building the Heart While Maintaining Muscle Tone

The FITSPI Team ran the Encinitas Half Marathon yesterday with some decent times an abundance of post race endorphins! Now I can't say getting out took less than a smile this morning... Remember in How I Met Your Mother Episode where Barney ran the marathon then proceeds to get stuck on the subway because his legs won't work? Well pictures something of the sort for us this morning.     BESIDE THE POINT THOUGH! The real question... Can we sustain regular cardio endurance (good for our heart right??) while we continue to maintain our muscle mass that we are gaining in the gym. Short answer, YES ---however, it takes some discipline!  This topic has been highly debated for years as...

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