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?”

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”

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”

Capturing Moments of Gratitude

Hey Friends, I’ve spent the last ten plus years inundated with fitness. It’s been a passion. A point of service. And I’ve been grateful at the opportunity to not only serve amazing people, but experience a lifestyle unique to me. One that I am proud of. But also, one that I question every single day.Continue reading “Capturing Moments of Gratitude”

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”