I am excited to become an ambassador to Klean Athlete. Sports, training, and health have been a huge part of my life since I was 5 years old. I first fell in love with the game of football at the age of 5 when my dad put me on his shoulders after he and his Dallas Cowboys teammate won the Super Bowl in 1996. That was the day I knew I wanted to follow in his footsteps and play in the NFL. Fast forward to today and I just finished my 4th year in the NFL playing for the New York Football Giants.
On thanksgiving day I always make sure to take the time and reflect on every aspect of my life: physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, relationally, and professionally. As I take inventory of where my life is at today my heart is filled with so much joy. This joy isn’t because my life is perfect and every aspect of life is going exactly how I wish it was. No, the joy I feel surfaces because I choose to concentrate on what I do have and how lucky I am to be in this exact position I am today. See you cant have a grateful spirit and a bitter, sad or mad one at the same time. So when you choose to be grateful for what you do have, what you don’t have can no longer hold your mind hostage. (more…)
I just finished reading Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. His story about the creation of NIKE is full of peaks and valleys. The way he navigated NIKE co. to become the most well known brand in the world is astonishing. What captivated me most about the book was the realization that Phil Knight was a regular guy no different then myself or you. (more…)