Tater Tots: 50 + 400 Club

This is fun because I am now in the 100 + 400 club. I just thought I'd throw that out there before we get started on this chapter. When I first started working out, I didn't know how runners trained. I had no preconceived ideas about how you were supposed to train to...

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Tater Tots: The Beginning

I’m going to tell you a long story, one blog post at a time. Pieces of it I may have told before, but I really want to lay out the whole thing in as much detail as I can remember. I’ve been reflecting on my fitness journey a lot lately and thinking about how far I’ve...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins 11.01.2018

Something we will improve upon Running. I have the St. Jude Marathon on December 1st (Please go donate to my fundraising page: http://heroes.stjude.org/vonralls ), and I registered for the Sylamore 50K today which will be in February. I’ve really neglected my running...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins 10.19.2018

Something we will improve upon I’d like to pay attention to helping people a little more. I mean look for opportunities to help people improve. Either inside or outside of the gym. It hit me this week that there is a lot of knowledge that I could share with people,...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins 10.11.2018

Something we will improve upon Slow down! This week has turned out to be a very busy one. It started with four days of Vacation to Pensacola Beach on Saturday, then back to work and my wife went out of town. It’s been fun, but I need to do better at slowing down and...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins 10.03.2018

Something we will improve upon What a week. I need to be mindful of the things I say before I say them. Sometimes things just come out of my mouth without me processing what they mean. I think someone said this about Elon Musk when he was doing the famous Joe Rogan...

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Judgement

We have a lot of judgement going on these days. People want to judge politicians, judge people who say they were harassed. You can go on Facebook or (especially) Twitter and see someone calling either the newest Supreme Court nomination or the woman who is accusing...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins

Something we will improve upon Strength work. It’s been way too long since I’ve been on a legit strength cycle on top of CrossFit. I don’t think I’ve lost too much strength, but I’m ready to put in some heavy lifting. We’ll be starting a new program at my gym on...

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Shift

Paradigm Shift A fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. Wow, that really is enough words for this post if you think about it. I don’t need to write anything else. Just read that sentence over and over to yourself and consider how powerful it is....

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Stoke(d)

Stoke. Encourage or incite (a strong emotion or tendency). Stoked. Excited or euphoric. In the skateboarding world you will hear these words pop up a lot. We get “stoked” when we see someone do an awesome trick and then we want to try it. Or we try to “stoke”...

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