Daily blog #75

Outwork everyone My typical day starts with my alarm at 330am, a cold shower, 20 minutes of language, Wim Hof breathing routine, 32oz of water, coffee and 15-20 minutes of reading (currently Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill). Then I pack my things for the day into a gym bag and a work bagContinue reading “Daily blog #75”

Daily blog #72

Good times ahead It’s a beautiful Sunday here in the sunny Coachella Valley, perfect day to barbecue some spicy brats or go to the pool if you haven’t already escaped the heat like many. As I get ready to head over to my parents for some good food I can’t help but notice the wayContinue reading “Daily blog #72”

Daily blog #70

The best BJJ student One of the hardest things as a lifelong practitioner of any given skill is to maintain what we in the Jiu Jitsu community know as a “white belt mentality”. This can be described as the ideal mindset for growth where one is motivated simply by the desire to become better. OftentimesContinue reading “Daily blog #70”

Daily blog #68

Motivation, discipline and accountability Some days, like today for me, we aren’t really feeling it yet we still have to get up and go to work, the gym, work on stuff etc. A good friend and mentor once told me “motivation gets you started and discipline keeps you going” but what happens when you areContinue reading “Daily blog #68”

Daily blog # 67

The danger of early success As humans, we not only derive great satisfaction from our own success but through that of our friends or loved ones. At Team Hargett through both the Athlete Perfomance division and Jiu Jitsu we are blessed to be apart of the lives of some very talented individuals who are achievingContinue reading “Daily blog # 67”

Daily blog #66

Your most important weapon Many are aware of the fact that the mind is your most powerful tool. In BJJ you learn that the position of your opponents head greatly determines what their body is able to do both offensively and defensively speaking. In the Kids Jiu Jitsu classes we teach them that the bodyContinue reading “Daily blog #66”

Daily blog #65

A body in motion… Today I woke up to find that my parents both of whom are 67 years of age, had hiked to the top of Brian Head Peak in Utah, a whopping 11 thousand and some feet! Given their age, it’s a considerable accomplishment not to say that they are old by anyContinue reading “Daily blog #65”

Daily blog #64

Passions are burdens Some days we wake up to find that the very thing we often enjoy, becomes a burden. Yes it could be discipline but maybe some days you don’t possess the energy to carry out your task. In my case this happens to be writing this very blog in the Austin airport. WhatContinue reading “Daily blog #64”

Daily blog #63

Action! In some way we are all inspired by actions. Any accomplishment worthy of admiration began with a single action. The materialization of what started as a single idea is always a result of steps that took action. Of course without purpose action is often futile but one could argue that it’s better to actContinue reading “Daily blog #63”

Daily blog #62

Keep moving A shark’s life is spent in constant motion naturally knowing that if it stops swimming, it sinks. Now we are certainly not sharks but the day will come when you want to stop going through the motions because you don’t feel like it. It happens to the best of us. But rather thanContinue reading “Daily blog #62”