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”

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”

Intro to Arthritis – Foods that Fight Inflammation

Yoyo!! Today, I bring to you some information to share, about foods that fight arthritis! And not in some magical, wipe away your pain with a wand type of way. But more in a – this food doesn’t cause your inflammatory response to get thrown out of whack – type of way! As an overarchingContinue reading “Intro to Arthritis – Foods that Fight Inflammation”

Intro to Arthritis – Foods That Fuel Your Arthritis

Hello Friends, I am here. And I’m excited to share some knowledge, tying together your diet choices to better manage your arthritis. Of note: For the last few years I’ve taken a very active approach in helping a population that happens to have a higher than average incidence of arthritis. I am not a Doctor,Continue reading “Intro to Arthritis – Foods That Fuel Your Arthritis”

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”

Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?

Hey! I was chatting with a client the other day and he had a question that made me say ‘Hmm’. He asked the question in the title of the post. As with every other answer I ever give, I want to be confident in saying Yay or Nay. On this one I more concerned withContinue reading “Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?”

Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance

Energy Balance Whether you are in the middle of deciding to increase mass or drop bodyweight, the very first and most important step in achieving a healthy nutritional balance is figuring out how much energy your body needs. The most simple form of measurement is keeping track of the amount of food you eat. YouContinue reading “Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance”