From an Instagram Post


from an Instagram post to Phil Bennett when he posted a workout after a temporary hiatus

this Instagram post by Phil Bennett inspired my postThere’s nothing like having a storm blow through your life

and after it’s gone,

being able to stand and realize that though the chaff and flotsam blew away;

you stand unbroken in the stillness that follows.

Welcome back home.


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John Greaves III is a writer based in North Georgia with nearly two decades of experience in training at home. A former amateur kickboxing champion, John now competes recreationally in powerlifting. He takes a physical culture approach to training; believing that strength and health need not be mutually exclusive. In addition to his nonfiction work, John has written two fiction books, A Different Kind of Giant and A Little Lesson in Manners that are available on


Preserving work life balance when you own your own business is tough! Being an entrepreneur bleeds over into the rest of your life in so many ways it's a cliche. I've tried to strike a healthy balance between working twelve hour shifts at my full time job, being a good husband and father and building our brand in whatever time I have left. That makes for a lot of late nights and early mornings!


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