Intro to Arthritis – Exercise is the Best Medicine

Let’s start at Arthritis. Arthritis is one of those things that literally means there is swelling and tenderness in our joints. It is often accompanied with pain and stiffness. To put it simply, you wake up one day and you just sort of start feeling old. And it happens to everyone. It’s inevitable. But youContinue reading “Intro to Arthritis – Exercise is the Best Medicine”

Improve Your Mobility Tenfold – Get Your Ass on the Ground

How often do we see someone squat like this in public? It’s not something you typically see in a world run by desk jockeys and business people. Imagine being in a desk all day, typing away for eight hours at a time in a dog doodoo posture. Tight spines and hip flexors. Immovable midback andContinue reading “Improve Your Mobility Tenfold – Get Your Ass on the Ground”

An Eye into my Coaching Ethos

Hey, Here’s the thing. I’m not a coach who’s going to yell at you or shame. And I think that’s because I did that to myself for years. It hurt to hear those thoughts in my head, and tear myself down. It makes me feel like I’m not good enough to feel good about who IContinue reading “An Eye into my Coaching Ethos”

High Blood Pressure? Let’s fix it.

Hey friends,I wanted to dive into your blood pressure question. Because mostly, I’m a nerd So, here…we…go… Why is blood pressure important?  It can turn your life expectancy from 76 years old, to 55 years old, with a small difference in blood pressure.A 35 year old with a blood pressure of 120/80 will live on averageContinue reading “High Blood Pressure? Let’s fix it.”

Running and Fitness

The fitness community likes to sit on a pedestal. They’ll say 90% of people shouldn’t run. They tell you it’s high impact and bad for you. Or that you can see greater benefit from lifting weights and functionally training your big toe, as long as you track your macros and use PR glue. I setContinue reading “Running and Fitness”

Try Something Difficult – Change Your Life

The fitness world is fraught with inconsistencies. Butter used to be bad. But now it’s good. Eggs are terrible for your cholesterol. But actually it’s not! Squats kill your knees, don’t do them. But actually, do them because you have to every time you poop! It’s a world full of noise. It makes living aContinue reading “Try Something Difficult – Change Your Life”

Failure is Temporary

Hey! Just wanted to drop a quick reminder to you. Failure is only as temporary as you make it. I’ve had the pleasure of watching my kid grow. And a highlight in my life was watching her first steps. It didn’t happen overnight. She tried, and tried, and tried. She fell a bunch. Got bruisedContinue reading “Failure is Temporary”

Success on the Scale Pales in Comparison to Functional Goals

YO! I’m going to pull back the veil a little too much on this one. I’ve been doing the exercise thing for a long time. I’ve helped hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds. I’ve helped people increase their strength. Hell, I’ve even helped people get six-pack abs. This industry is bombarded with goals centeredContinue reading “Success on the Scale Pales in Comparison to Functional Goals”