How to be healthier in 7 easy steps

how to be healthier rick copley

Do you want to have better health? Do you want to live with more vitality and have more energy and be MORE HAPPY? Do you want to be more and do more? Follow these 7 steps and you will accomplish all that and more. Living a fit life is amazing. Being happy and healthy is the best way to live… More →

Keep Swinging

The Fit Life blog

I was 9 in 1982. It was the first year that my mom and step-dad were together and the year my brother was born. It was also the year that I went to my first baseball game. We lived in Connecticut at the time but my step-father was from Pennsylvania. He was a huge Pirates fan so he took me… More →


when disgust leads to action Rick Copley

This is a story that hits close to home. This is a story of someone that made a change that enhanced her life. This is my wife’s story of when she looked at herself with disgust and did something about it. It was quite a few years ago now. At the time Teresa was in her late 20’s and her two boys… More →


Empower Rick Copley The Fit Life Blog

The greatest gift you can give someone is not to give him or her anything. When you give people things you take away their power. That is the opposite of what you should do. The greatest gift you can ever give someone is to EMPOWER him or her. To empower is to give power. This is huge. So often you… More →

The Pursuit.

Rick Copley

It started in late summer and fall of 1987. It took a little while for me to figure out that I was pursuing. Looking back all these years later I can tell you wholeheartedly that the pursuit taught me so many life lessons and it helped to form me into what I am today. The pursuit. In September of 1987 I… More →

Faster as a Master by Jen St. Jean

Faster as a master

Today’s post is a guest blog from Jen St. Jean of Darien, Connecticut. Jen is runner with a simple goal: be faster as a master. Her story will inspire you. My friend and college teammate, Rick Copley thinks I’m inspirational but am I really? A little bit about me, my name is Jen. I’m a 41 year old mother of… More →

The Out of Place Alligator

With a little determination you too can be the out of place alligator. I went for a walk with my dog this morning. The weather was just phenomenal. I came home from teaching class at 6 am and on the walk from my car to the house I determined that I MUST get out and enjoy the day. Late winter… More →