About This Site:

savagezen (handle)

  1. A cultured warrior, warrior poet, trope aspiring to use the pen and sword equally to develop the body, mind, and spirit.

  2. The moniker I've chosen to represent influential duality in life..

Change is, and always has been, an inside job.  Fitness is a consequence of effort and health is a proxy that grants us the opportunity to make the most of our limited Earth-time.  In the intermediary it is incumbent on us to resist, fight, and choose.

This website is about rebellion and asking questions – towards no one in particular other than myself.  You're invited to follow and join this journey where I document explorations in "what is fitness", but more aptly, "what is human?"

The courses of study I've chosen to invoke such changes are nutrition, (physical) fitness, and clinical psychology.  Just as the body keeps the score, so too the mind is secondary to matters of heart.

"Effort changes the landscape, inside and out,
forever altering how we see it."
~ Mark Twight

About Me:

I hold a black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu and have also trained with in the SPEAR System and have trained and worked with multiple law enforcement agencies, competitive athletes, and private citizens for their personal defense.

In 2015 I graduated from the University of West Georgia, where I was honored with the Mike Arons Award.  I am a licensed professional counselor in the State of Georgia (USA) and certified nutrition coach with Precision Nutrition (PN1).  I have been practicing and researching a "carnivore" diet since early 2020.

In a past life I amassed hundreds of outdoor rock climbing ascents in the ranges of V6+ and 5.10c (traditional) and competed in indoor climbing as well as mixed martial arts and boxing.

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