Why we are overweight

why we are overweight

This post is going to shed light on why we are overweight. The answers may not be what you think. Hold on tight. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that we are overweight. The latest stats say that it’s 68.6%. That means that almost 7 out of 10 people are overweight. I have some ideas why we are overweight.… More →

Words you NEED to STOP using on your fitness journey

Rick Copley online coaching

There are certain words that you need to stop using on your fitness journey. Seriously. I think I am going to get in trouble with this post today. Honestly, I really don’t care. It’s the bold who change the world. I’m trying to change the world so I’d might as well be bold. Please follow and like us:0

Closer: My 2016 CrossFit Open

The Fit Life Blog

In 1987 I was a freshman in high school. That year I decided to try out for the sport of cross country. I knew little about running but I knew that I wanted to be successful. That first year I tried my hardest but we came up well short of the ultimate goal which was to win the state championship.… More →

Much too old to feel this damn young

Have you ever heard people lament about their age? Or maybe you do this? “I’m getting too old for this…” “I’m really feeling my age…” It seems as though it would be natural to feel older as you get older. Not for me. Please follow and like us:0

The Gap

The Gap

Today’s post is about perspective. It’s about the gap between where you are and either where you want to be or where you perceive others to be. It’s about YOU and it super important. The gap is just as big as you think it is but it shouldn’t matter. It really shouldn’t even be a thought that’s on your mind.… More →

A Healthy Life is a GREAT Life

A healthy life is a great life

A couple of weeks ago I heard someone say something that, ahem, rattled me a little. I don’t get rattled easy so this is really saying something. As a matter of fact it pissed me off a little bit. Please follow and like us:0


Scars the fit life blog

I have something to share with you today that I saw at the Wadapalooza Fitness Festival this weekend. As a coach and athlete it’s things like this I I notice and that I am inspired by. Champions come in all shapes and sizes. Champions do what it takes to be better. Champions don’t accept excuses. Champions have scars. Please follow… More →