The PPSC and Humility

There is something positively contagious about learning something new. An impulse to open up and share new knowledge with the world. Everyone should know about X, and there is no reason you should not apply X, immediately! Flash forward to when you open your mouth and tell someone (my wife) and you come out soundingContinue reading “The PPSC and Humility”

You Have Two Brains

Your body is complex. It’s a wonderful array of systems, working together to help you fulfill the needs to sustain life. The very fact that you are reading this, processing it and (hopefully) understanding these words speaks to how amazing YOU are. The various systems within your body work together to make you the personContinue reading “You Have Two Brains”

I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?

I sit down to talk to a prospective client. “What are your goals?”, I ask. “I just want to lose weight”, they say. “Why?”, I clap back. “I’ve always been overweight and I hate exercise.” They say. It’s a common obstacle. And every single day, someone will tell me how much they hate something, don’tContinue reading “I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?”

Where do I get my exercises from?

Not really anywhere special. Youtube. Instagram. Google. It comes from my brain and exploration of movement. Something that always bugged me is the inconsistencies in movement pattern nomenclature. And maybe that is where I need more growth. But when a Doctor tells me there is a deficit in metatarsal extension and flexion, that’s not goingContinue reading “Where do I get my exercises from?”

Taking Statins to Reduce Cholesterol

I’m eating my words today. And I’m glad I am haha. I did some reasearch into statins and it seems like there really isn’t that much controversy surrounding the use of statins other than their known side effects (muscle pain, VERY low risk of depression).  I know in the last place I worked, I sawContinue reading “Taking Statins to Reduce Cholesterol”

Health Tracking

168. 168 hours in a week. A problem I am deeply passionate about – and it will take a minute to explain. Folks are not afraid to work hard with me. I’m great at training people physically. I understand biomechanics, am confident in my ability to keep you healthy when we work and feel that if weContinue reading “Health Tracking”

3 Stretches to help with the Front Rack Position

Found a nice video detailing the front rack position and most common faults. Most individual’s issue in attaining a good position is thoracic spine extension as well as that shoulder mobility. Three stretches to aid in getting into the front rack position start about halfway through the video…but this guy does give some good insightContinue reading “3 Stretches to help with the Front Rack Position”

Gaggle Spotlight: The Maag Man

  Hey There! Here is another one of those folks on team Gaggle. He is a father of two, husband to an awesome wife (and fellow Gaggler) while embodying the type of person who sees success in the long term. This guy has been nothing short of a pleasure to work with. I take aContinue reading “Gaggle Spotlight: The Maag Man”