Improving Your Environment

This world is wrought with chaos, new ideas, old ways of thinking and superfluous noise. The constant barrage of stress from news that breaks, ignorance and a deteriorating mother earth leads each and every one of us to wonder, what’s going to crumble next? Let’s take a step back and take a breath. Head down,Continue reading “Improving Your Environment”

What happens to Muscle as we Age?

One of the most important things to recognize and realize, is that in older age we will inevitably see a decline in muscle mass, strength and power. Once you hit 70,┬áthere is a 2% decline in muscle mass per year in active adults from age 70-79. At the same time, the functional ability of theContinue reading “What happens to Muscle as we Age?”

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”

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”

Volunteered Hardship

In today’s world, we come up with activities to mimic our ancestral struggles. As humans, we’ve evolved to leverage tools and technology to answer the call of inconveniences. Instead of running from bears, we go for a jog or a luxuriously paved hike. Instead of hunting for food, we go to the grocery store. InsteadContinue reading “Volunteered Hardship”

Why Weight Loss?

There was a morning you woke up, looked in the mirror and decided you didn’t like what you saw. You grab the extra little flab between your thumb and forefinger, wishing for it to magically disappear. You step on the scale, disappointed, as the number stares at you like some kind of toddler taunting youContinue reading “Why Weight Loss?”