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Why Connection Is So Important

Why Connection Is So Important

The benefit of belonging  There is a class of lonely people in this world. They rise alone, they tend to their chores and obligations, they buy wh...
Don't Blame The Years

Don't Blame The Years

Don’t blame the years As Masashi Kishimoto once said, “Give up trying to make me give up”.   For those of us wanting to live life on the front foot...
Is Loyalty Dead?

Is Loyalty Dead?

Is Loyalty Dead? In these trying times of shifting allegiances and ten-second vines, we can be forgiven for thinking that the ideal of loyalty has ...
Why We Train.

Why We Train.

Why We Train Criss Jami once said that power without compassion is like a giant that blocks the sunlight. As we all know, it is all too easy to be...
It's Never Too Late to Start

It's Never Too Late to Start

It's Never Too Late to Start Logic doesn’t matter when the alarm goes off at 5 am, the sleep gets rubbed from your eyes and you roll out of bed to ...
What Type of Ego Do You Have?

What Type of Ego Do You Have?

How good are you really?As Covey said in the book “how to win friends and influence people”, there is no sweeter sound to a person than the sound ...
Is Your Daily Routine Slowly Killing You?

Is Your Daily Routine Slowly Killing You?

We all know the feeling. The alarm goes off, and in the next 20 seconds an awareness of where you are, when you are, and what the day brings ebbs ...
To T or not to T – that is the question

To T or not to T – that is the question

Men worry about losing their strength in the same way women worry about losing their beauty. Power defines us. Our ability to protect, to provide ...
Don’t hide behind your belt

Don’t hide behind your belt

Kyl Reber is a guest blogger at Old Man Strength. He currently holds multiple black belts across many disciplines and is head of the Brisbane De B...
Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness

Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness

Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness Much has been said about mindfulness in Jiu Jitsu, but little has been said about the link between mindfulness and ...
Sleep Yourself to Fitness and a Longer Life

Sleep Yourself to Fitness and a Longer Life

These days its hard to fit everything in.  Our mornings start with emails as soon as we open our eyes, gym sessions, breakfast on the run, work, d...
Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out

Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out

Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out Those among us who compete in weight based contact sports have weight cutting and loss to a fine art, but ...