Quesnel BC Wildfire

If you have followed me for a while now you have hopefully come to know me a little. Then you will know this. Fitness is very close to my heart. Not simply in the passion sense but in the poetic sense. It’s who I am and such an integral part of how I experience life. I can’t separate myself from it any more than I can from food or oxygen. It’s how I express myself and my body. It’s from this place IRead More →

Why We Stop What We Believe

Here’s a very relatable scenario, a pattern shall we say, many of us may find familiar: Healthy food, gym visits, excellent choices. Nurturing our bodies and our minds and feeling the payback of vibrant energy and strength. We feel great, we’re on a roll, we can keep this up for as long as we need to. For we have Wills of Steel. We can. Until we don’t. I am not an expert. My curiosity has taken me down some interesting roads in searchRead More →

Dream It Real Rifle View

The severity of the final exam is always in proportion to the challenge of the course. It was not expected to be easy. In fact, it was going to be grueling, arduous and painful, all wrapped in one. This test was the pinnacle of military training for the people on course that summer in Manitoba. To fail would mean to discard all the hard work of the last two months and do it all again. *** I remember thinking, as our entire courseRead More →

Motivation gym mirror

California girls. Hawaiian guys. Surfers. Fitness models. We all have an ideal we hold in our mind’s eye of what to choose if the doctor gave us a happy pill. Me? I’d love to be lean, ripped and tanned, with some mad surfing skills because… Well, because snowboarding just gets too bloody cold sometimes. I still love it. No, I’m not going to tell you to be happy with where you’re at. I am going to suggest you be okay with where you’reRead More →