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How To NEVER Run Out of Motivation

When I am 110 years old, I want to be self-reliant. When I am 111 years old, I want to be able to make my own breakfast and yell at the kids playing outside ruining my garden. That's long term. Short term, I want to be able to run and play catch with my children without having to attend physical therapy for six months. I also want to make fitness a career. I want to show you that by setting a goal, creating a plan of action, and being defiant and resilient, you too can achieve the goals you set for yourself. These are the reasons why I engage in physical activity and why I do what I have to...

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Fitness Transformation: 29 Lessons from Losing 29 Pounds in 13 Weeks

Many times in life we hear that life is about "balance." This is what I used to tell myself all the time in order to keep myself comfortable, and justify the reasons why I couldn't make progress in the gym. Later on I realized that people who succeed in life, don't really live their lives in balance. Balance is for the average person, not for those who push themselves toward improvement. The reason I now think this way is because of in order to get better, you need to spend time becoming better, learning your way, putting in the work, adapting, and working around obstacles that unexpectedly appear in the way. We have to make decisions that align what the...

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"We are all stronger than we think."

"Lately I've spent the majority of my time focusing on my mental, physical and emotional health. IWB Athletics came at the perfect time as a constant reminder that i WON'T BREAK during this time of working on myself.  The I WON'T BREAK motto has helped me tremendously. It's reminded me that I WON'T BREAK during the times when depression hits me, the times I feel mentally exhausted and during the times I'm pushing myself because I know I have more in me to give during a workout. This brand and the message behind it goes hand in hand with self love and I'm leaning that self love is the best medicine when dealing with oneself. I love that this is...

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Our First Success Story

It was one of those days when I felt overwhelmed, stressed, and anxious about everything happening around me. School, work, my anxiety, and other issues all decided to get in my mind at the same time and I could not even start my day.  I was laying in bed feeling depressed and anxious and I did not want to get up. I started thinking about all the excuses and how I could just lay there a little longer even though it was making my anxiety worse.  Many thoughts were going through my head about what I should and shouldn't do. But I still couldn't move. I did not want to move and get up to face the day in front...

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