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The Best Diet

Let’s get this out of the way early- there is no such thing as a perfect “diet”. Let’s go a step further- remove “diet” from your vocabulary. “Diet” has bad connotations. Like some kind of regimented, draconian, tortuous...

What Is Fitness?

The first time I saw this question was in 2006. I was browsing around looking for some kind of fitness program. Something different. I had been doing the gym thing for some time but I was still overweight and I had an inkling that there was more to being fit than...

Mental Game Part III

In our continuing series about the mental aspects of health and fitness I wanted to cover a subject I have been considering a lot lately and that is SACRIFICE. It is not lost on me that every time we step into the box we are sacrificing every other thing we could be...

Food, fasting and frosted flakes…

Hello again, Ion family! John here. I hope you all had a great Christmas and that you are looking forward to the New Year. I know many of us got a head start on the whole resolution thing by signing up for the “Body Comp Challenge” last week. That’s actually why...

Mental Game Part II- Honor/Cheating

“The greatest way to live with honor is to be what we pretend to be” Socrates STRENGTH DISCIPLINE HONOR Those are our guiding virtues at ION S and C. I have gone into some detail on strength and discipline in other blog posts that you can read or review later. I am...