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Tim Unkert

Turning the Screws a Little Tighter and Tom BradyJanuary 1st, 2018  10:54 am

Tom Brady was on good morning America this morning discussing his prolonged longevity within the NFL and it got me thinking of how to “turn the screws a little tighter.” “Turning the screws a little tighter,” is similar to “stepping it up a notch,” but at the same time, slightly different. Sometimes in competition you […]


An Omelet of Significance, Overindulgence at Lunch, and Cold WeaknessNovember 16th, 2017  6:05 pm

While this is one of my many coming 200 days of salad posts, the thing I’d like to focus on first is my omelet. It was an omelet of significance, grace, tranquility, and ease, along with unparalleled taste. It also had a certain refined beauty that only an omelet could possess. An Omelet of Significance […]


Soup and Salad, Balancing Nutrition and Diet For Top Performance!November 9th, 2017  8:26 pm

Today as I reveled in my school cafeteria soup and salad I realized that nutrition is extra important. Since giving blood a week ago, my overall strength has been down a little. This past Wednesday all I could muster was 280 lbs x 8 reps on Bench Press and 360 lbs x 8 reps on […]


Perseverance to Solve ProblemsOctober 18th, 2017  8:11 pm

Mathematical Practices #1 of the Common Core, “Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them,” is a great way to look at life, helping you to push forward through adversity with grace, tranquility, ease, and in some cases, unfettered enthusiasm. It could be said, perseverance is the key to winning in life or sport! […]