Author Archive | CoachArnold

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Self Denial

Over the last 10 years dieting theory and nutrition plans have become the new hot thing amongst Crossfit and weightlifting athletes. The initial rise of the Zone Diet followed closely by Paleo and now periodized, “flex dieting,” the world of food and nutrition has become as important to performance as pull-up mechanics. (For good reason). […]

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No Bible No Breakfast

A week ago I was scrolling through Instagram and noticed a post of a Bible from Nathan Bramblett. The post said he was starting the morning off right. #NoBible #NoBreakfast I was pumped to read it and even more excited to see an elite athlete (Games athlete in this case) give priority and precedence to […]

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Grace-Filled Effort

“12 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what […]

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Holiness over Happiness

   This past week I had the privilege of listening to Paul Byrd talk to our staff at school. Paul is a retired major league baseball pitcher. He was speaking specifically on principles that cause Christians to stand out as leaders. However, he said a couple things that really caught my ear and as I […]

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Affection of the Eyes

“Stay focused.” “Keep your eyes up.” “Keep your eyes on the prize.” We are far too familiar with the phrases and clichés pointing out that our mindset and what we keep our eyes on will often dictate the direction of our sports career. Coaches and teammates constantly remind us that staying focused is critical to […]

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