Category Archives: observations



  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 19, 2018
At just shy of my 53rd birthday…the PURPOSE today for me to make the time to train and take care of my body…my health is simply this: I get the luxury of not NEEDING to worry about the status of my health while I lay next to my wife at night… falling slowly into a 7 […]Read More >>

Top 5 Reasons You Missed A Lift (+3)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 21, 2017
On Saturday mornings at The Lift Gym we practice Strongman/Strong-Woman theme training. One of the staples on SM/SW days (as well as in our general training) are carries. Carries can be anything from Get Ups…Yoke Walks…Farmer Walks…Sand Bag Carries…Sled Work/Sand Bag Combos… Any way, last Saturday one of our tribe women asked me in frustration…”Why […]Read More >>

Sharing Strength

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 11, 2017
  “The obvious truth is that you and I take care of ourselves so we’re more able to take care of those around us. We’re extraordinarily generous and considerate people, like a breed of our own. We lift weights that we may lighten the load for our neighbors. We eat healthy foods that we may […]Read More >>

Success 1-Fail 0

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 2, 2017
The Only Possible Reason One Will Not Succeed At Something Is Because They Are Not Yet Convinced That The Journey…Not The Outcome…Is Worthwhile MJ www.theliftgym.comRead More >>

‘A Penny Saved Is’…What?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 26, 2017
Hey Tribe…here’s the best financial advice I have ever heard. I thought that it was so good that I would share it with you all. Ready…? Here goes ➵ “A penny saved…Is.. a fucking penny! Go make some money. Not just some money…But some real money… a whole shitload of money! So much money in fact that […]Read More >>