Category: Fuller Center General

"Intervals" a dirty word that works

"Intervals" a dirty word that works

By Aaron Carmichael, Chief Development Officer I’ve heard that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results.   Have you ever found yourself in this cycle?  We are creatures of habit and creatures who seek comfort.  Both lend themselves to a path of routine.  My exercise routine had […]

Combination punches

By Aaron Carmichael, Chief Development Officer When injury and illness call, you better answer.  I was blessed to have them both conference call me at the same time.  Injury called in first shortly behind illness.  My back had been sore and tired for a couple weeks but I kept pushing, taking no rest days except […]

Going medieval

Going medieval

By Aaron Carmichael, Chief Development Officer Medieval times certainly had their torture devices, but the 21st century isn’t to be outdone.  I present to you the spinner.  Sure, it looks somewhat harmless but so did the rack.  But upon closer examination, the spinner reveals a very dark, dark secret.  One hour on the spinner, and […]

Getting in shape is no piece of cake

Getting in shape is no piece of cake

By Aaron Carmichael, Chief Development Officer Preparing for the Bike Adventure is really threefold for me — cardio at least 5 times a week, weights at least 3 times a week and eating healthier. Cardio is my favorite.  I love the dreadmill … I mean treadmill.  I think my mind reverts back to my cross-country […]

This plank isn't for walking … aargh!

This plank isn't for walking … aargh!

By Aaron Carmichael, Chief Development Officer Dear inventor of the Plank: WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? Did mankind hurt you in some horrible way?  Is it your life mission to destroy humanity?  I remember the instructor saying something along the lines “ok, now it’s time to plank.”  My first thought was, cool, pirates!  Walking the […]