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To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life. T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American Poet The adequate amount of rest is essential for me in order for me to be able to perform at peak athletic ability. This saying is true for

“Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” Marilyn vos Savant-1946-NA   Wikipedia says; “That Texarkana that Col. Gus Knobel, stated a railroad surveyor, coined the name]. Local lore suggests that, before Texas’ annexation by the US, lawlessness ruled in the area that at times was claimed by

“Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point.” Harold B. Melchart NEW YORK, NY (CNN) – We all know exercise is good for the heart and preventing cardiovascular

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can transform one million realities. Maya Angelou With former President Bill Clinton being mentioned in today’s blog, I thought it would be a good time to tell you about the Alliance for a Healthier Generation which was founded by the William J. Clinton Foundation and the American Heart

The tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goals, the tragedy lies in not having any goals to reach. It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. Dr. Benjamin Mays During my down time, I like to read the news and see what

“Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know why I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way and some of the roads weren’t paved.” Will Rogers While I was in Arkansas I we kept working on our – BIG PUSH – research for the – Fitness 4

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish Playwright We are very excited to

Life is not measured in years; it is measured in moments. Elie Wiesel Today I am 30 years old… well that is it has been 30 years since my accident that left me paralyzed from the chest down and confided to wheelchair. It all seemed like a dream and when I woke-up; I was face

Take time to laugh – it is the music of the soul. From an old English prayer.  A lot of time is spent these days talking about fitness. A lot of people think to themselves, “Yup! It’s time to get in shape! I just need a plan and I will really do it right. I’ll

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. David Viscott During my training for the ‘Big Push Across America’ tour, my fitness instructor would give me recipes like the one below to consume post-workout. This is a great shake to help replenish your body and muscles that will make you