23 05, 2017

Rucking and Learning to Push Through

By | 2017-05-23T00:15:12+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

For an activity I'm sure to despise later in life, I'm excited to take on the next month of training in preparation for the GoRuck event being held on Canada Day in Toronto. It should be different, difficult and revealing. I signed up for GoRuck much before I finally made the decision to apply to the armed forces. Now, only a week or so away from my interview and aptitude test, I'm starting to really ramp up my training in preparation for both. I've gotten my distance running up to 20k and have been rucking after lengthy Jiu Jitsu sessions [...]

11 05, 2017

A Man’s Struggle

By | 2017-05-11T01:49:50+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Unsurprisingly, I choose to write. At a time like this, where I've become so befuddled by life and it's complexities, I'll choose to write about it. Not because I aim to aid anybody else through something similar - but to sort out my own thoughts. I think I've found a deep cut in modern men. Not to say it's an original thought, but I guess a better way to describe this might be that I've found truth in it. Modern men - and especially men - lack character-defining struggle. With struggle, we lack the opportunity to sacrifice. In times past [...]