Entries by Barbell Poet

What’s Next with Spartan Races?

If you have followed me you know that the majority of my training centers around getting ready for Spartan races.  In addition to wanting to live a healthy lifestyle and set an example for my wife and daughters, after reading Spartan Up!, I appreciated Joe De Sena’s approach to mental toughness. I have given out […]

Monday Motivation

Give Yourself Permission to: Get Lost In Life In Love In Training Explore, find new paths! May you are on the wrong one Get off the beaten path and don’t be afraid to blaze a new one! Get where you need to be.  Get lost, be afraid, fight to find yourself, your home! Get lost, […]

002 – Faith Workout – Authentic Faith

As I wrap up the work week, I am going to continue with the exploration of the concept of authenticity.  This is probably the toughest post of the week because I believe that authenticity in our faith is extremely important and extremely lacking. What does an authentic Christian life look like?  What does authentic faith look […]

Authenticity in Work

After writing and posting the previous post, I am devoting this entire week to the importance of authenticity.  I took a rather simplistic approach in the first approach and received some solid feedback. Thank you for replying and emailing me.  I appreciate it! So today, I wanted to just touch on the importance of authenticity […]

Are You Authentic?

I did not know how to best categorize this because I think that it is one of the most important things in all areas of life.  I think that this single item is central to having a solid positive mindset, being successful in your journey of faith, and critical to having a successful business. I […]

001 – Faith Workout – I Am New

Something new is on the blog – Faith Workouts!  A whole new section and a new challenge for anyone that wants it.  Before I started down the path of fitness and writing primarily about that, I often wrote about my faith.  I knew it was important, but I felt that I had to keep my […]

Big Rocks…Balls…Your Purpose…Part II

Alright, I admit it, I am a day late.  I even put in a post a couple days ago that had nothing to do with all the balls and tasks that I left you holding in part I.  If you have not read part I…please do. Done?  Good, let’s wrap this up. So here you […]

Should I Lower My Prices?

I sit in many a group that deals with issues that face all small businesses.  I get it, you want to keep your doors open and if you are a service-based business, you need the clients to keep walking in.  I understand that.  I know the fear that you face when you hear that a […]