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6 Ways to Increase Your Mental Toughness

By Michael Hughes I admit that I have an unquenchable thirst to know more about pretty much anything that I take an interest in. For those of you who train regularly with me, you know I like to stay fairly up to speed on the following: Space X rocket launches  everything Tesla housing and land

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10 Things to Give Up to be Successful in 2017 (Part 2)

by Paden Hughes One of my all time favorite movies is It’s a Wonderful Life. In this movie the question of what makes someone a success is at the heart of the story. George Bailey is beloved by all, saved many families during the depression from being turned out of their homes and dignified his

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Life is a Big Test

by Michael Hughes Recently I was reminded that life is really just one big test. Life tests us, for better or worse, every moment of the day. We’re tested mentally, physically, and emotionally. Sometimes in small ways and sometimes in larger ways. Sometimes we pick our own tests. Tests do not promise comfort, but they

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10 Things to Give Up to be Successful in 2017

by Paden Hughes Today is the last day of 2016, and a perfect opportunity to sit back and reflect. In doing so, I read a wonderful blog that compelled me to put together this new blog series about what to give up to be successful and healthy. Taking my collected thoughts from this article, I

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Strive to be well-rounded

by Michael Hughes I love Track & Field. Not only was it my favorite sport growing up, but the breadth of events and variety of athleticism is truly incredible. The last few weeks I’ve enjoyed going home and watching the Track & Field competitions and this year was truly struck by Ashton Eaton’s second consecutive

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Training to Feel Better Not Just Look Better

by Michael Hughes When I was a boy my father, another small business owner, always needed to be close by to run his business. Traveling outside California was hard to do, especially in the summer. So to ensure the five of us boys and my mom enjoyed our summer breaks he bought a cabin at

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Is Gymnazo Like CrossFit?

by Michael Hughes In an interview with Ryan Foran and Paul Terek from ESPN’s radio show Living the Run talking about Gymnazo, I am used to answering the full gamut of questions.  After asking me a little about Gymnazo, who we are, what we offer and why we don’t ever do sit ups in class, Ryan

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