You need a nap.

Michelle Bernard: You need a nap — Live above ordinary from Michelle Bernard on Vimeo. It’s quite apparent that taking the nap has rejuvenated my energy. I used to think napping was a waste of my day. I thought it was for slackers. Then I noticed how my energy dips at 3 o’clock most days. […]

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a kind of power

Still mind, firm grip, clear intention. 
All part of the art. The abs and back lock. I curl the bar with steel plates collared on. One more. No, I can get two. I don’t care about callouses. I don’t even care about the difficulty of breathing. I care about the rep. The next rep. Clean. […]

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Feel It Till It’s Real

After eight years of training clients for weight-loss, strength, and muscle/joint rehab, I felt an urge to jump careers and pursue my childhood ambition. I played “school” in my bedroom on a daily basis in fourth grade. I covered my bed with name tags to show where my imaginary students sat. My mom taught second […]

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