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Monday Motivation: Installment 48- Kasey Esser

Monday Motivation: Installment 48

In Installment 43 of my Monday Motivation series, I highlighted a talk I heard from Todd Durkin, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’s trainer for the past 10 years and owner of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego.  Todd is a very motivational guy and I love listening to his stuff. Not to mention, I’ve always admired Brees.  He just always seemed like a great guy to me. In a video Todd posted recently, he talks about how Brees came back from a serious shoulder injury…after being told he...

Monday Motivation: Installment 47

I got out yesterday to see the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust Open at The Riviera Country Club.  It was a great gift from the wifey (she is way better at creative gift-giving than myself) for Christmas.  I had definitely been looking forward to it (I am way better at watching and enjoying golf than actually playing it) because it would be my first time at a Tour event.   I invited my Dad out from St. Louis and we had a great day watching some amazing golf. It’s pretty...

Monday Motivation: Installment 46

At a seminar I attended recently, one of the presenters gave a talk on being your best self. As part of his many recommendations, one of his points stood out to me;   Watch movies that “feed your soul.”   Movies?  I had never heard someone recommend that before as a mode of personal growth, but as I thought about it, it made a ton of sense.   Think about how you feel after you watch a movie that gets you fired up in a positive way.   You feel pretty awesome, and at least for...

Planet Fitness, Comfort Zones, and the Point of Training- Kasey Esser

Planet Fitness, Comfort Zones, and the Point of Training

  The primary message of this website (and a central tenet of my value system) is taking the leap and getting outside of your comfort zone, with both your fitness and general life.  I believe very strongly that in order to make significant improvement in anything, you have to get a little uncomfortable.  This is where the rewards lie. Otherwise, it’s probably not worth doing. It’s probably not going to be something you remember or want to tell your friends about.   Whether you choose to stay in your comfort zone or...