Build strength, speed, endurance, and flexibility and learn what it means to be physically—and spiritually—fit.
In Grit&Glory, actor and elite obstacle racer Kaiser Johnson teaches you how to integrate body and soul with traditional training principles. Whether you are a person of faith looking to increase your level of fitness or a fitness enthusiast looking to deepen your spiritual life, it’s time to say goodbye to excuses and hello to reaching your goals. Get fit and stay that way!
For men and women at all levels of fitness, Grit&Glory lays out the building blocks for getting stronger and leaner, as well as growing in virtue and prayer. Johnson shares how to take daily, actionable steps toward an integrated and disciplined way of life. With real, inspiring, easy-to follow instructions, actual 9, 21, 40 and 90-day workout plans with instructional photographs, this book will challenge and empower you to increase your fitness and practice your faith like never before.
|Publisher:||Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||8 MB|
About the Author
Kaiser Johnson rediscovered the Faith while earning a BFA in acting from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. In Los Angeles, he's performed sketch comedy and appeared in the television shows Vampire Diaries and Sleepy Hollow, and has had roles in films and online series. He's a parishioner at Visitation Church in Westchester, California, runs the Hollywood Chesterton Society, and speaks on G. K. Chesterton and other Catholic topics. An elite obstacle racer, he competed in the premiere episode of NBC's Spartan. Ultimate Team Challenge, has placed in multiple races, qualified for the American and World OCR Championships, and trains other obstacle racers.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Concepts
Chapter 1 The Desire to Grow and Change 7
Chapter 2 Suffering 10
Chapter 3 Virtue and the Power of Habit 13
Chapter 4 Where Two or Three are Gathered 16
Chapter 5 The Examen 22
Part 2 The Components of Fitness
Chapter 6 Strength 29
Chapter 7 Speed 40
Chapter 8 Endurance 47
Chapter 9 Flexibility 54
Chapter 10 The "Training Trinity" (Exercise, Rest, and Nutrition) 59
Part 3 The Workouts
A Novena Challenge 74
21 Days To Build A Habit 91
40 Days In The Desert 118
90 Days To Change Your Life 135
Stretches Supplement 190