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Cardio or Resistance Training: Which is Better for Optimal Health?

You might hear it from a doctor, family member, or even a friend that you should start exercising to improve your health. But what does that mean exactly? How long should I exercise for? Does it matter what type? What if I don't have a trainer? There is no way I have time for that.… Continue reading Cardio or Resistance Training: Which is Better for Optimal Health?

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Turn On Your Butt With Kick-Ass Kettlebell Moves

Why Your Butt is Worth More Than Just Looking Good Your butt, glutes, cheeks, fanny, buns, tooshie, badonkadonk, or whatever else you want to call it has big shoes to fill when it comes to strengthening and optimizing the body. The four primary benefits of strengthening your glutes are; Improving your Posture Preventing Injury and… Continue reading Turn On Your Butt With Kick-Ass Kettlebell Moves

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T³ #007: Scan & Plan!

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… Especially this time of the year, being surrounded by beautiful Fall weather can be such a pretty sight. The colors of the leaves so diverse, crunching underneath your feet. Many animals are scurrying to prepare for colder months. And you are bundling yourself up with a couple extra layers… Continue reading T³ #007: Scan & Plan!

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The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

You discovered a time where each morning, afternoon and night, feeling like the best version of your potential exists. With each favorable decision you make, you crack a smile and love how empowered it makes you feel. You are unstoppable, regardless of whatever is going on around you. The habits you've built in allow you… Continue reading The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

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Live Better Every Day with These 5 Simple Habits

Mindless: Marked by or displaying no use of the powers of the intellect; Requiring little attention or thought; Not intellectually challenging or stimulating. Engaging in mindless behaviors are what cause us to feel stuck when the shit hits the fan in life. Out of the blue with no warning, the slap of reality shows you what… Continue reading Live Better Every Day with These 5 Simple Habits

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The Most Powerful Approach to Fight Fat You Need to Know

It's Not Your Fault Some of the hardest habits to change are the ones we barely recognize we do. Even more than that, they are the ones we have no intention of changing them because "there is nothing wrong, why would I?". The best way to maintain building the best version of yourself is to… Continue reading The Most Powerful Approach to Fight Fat You Need to Know

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Restore Mental Energy by Connecting to the Environment

  My Mind Feels Like Mush I'm sure you've experienced the feelings of your concentration and clear cut focus can disappear. Or even after a few cups of extra coffee to 're-boot', the feelings of mental fatigue cause you to be spaced out, disconnected, or even unproductive. Those feelings of Mental Fatigue can be combated… Continue reading Restore Mental Energy by Connecting to the Environment

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Do You Do What You Do Well? Or Do You Just Do it?

As I lie awake on this early morning during Orca Games competition, soaking in the stillness, I took some time to reflect upon how I present myself as a coach... Here is a snapshot of how the concept of the Progression of Coaching wandered through my mind.   Coaches, Trainers, Therapists, and Movement Practitioners have… Continue reading Do You Do What You Do Well? Or Do You Just Do it?

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3 At Home Positions to Reduce Low Back Pain

  I had taken over a month off from any challenging deadlifts, spending a majority of my efforts running, swimming, and swinging the mace. But there's a feeling of empowerment when you have the ability to feel strong; You feel a change in your body language, becoming more relaxed yet laser focused. Taking deep breaths… Continue reading 3 At Home Positions to Reduce Low Back Pain

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You Aren’t Perfect; Learn Something New, Or Re-Learn What You Might Already “Know”

It's So Easy, A Caveman Could Do It. Has it occurred to you that if you've learned how to ride a bike, it is almost impossible to forget? When you are a kid, it's a right of passage and freedom, especially once those training wheels are popped off. Throw a baseball card in the spokes,… Continue reading You Aren’t Perfect; Learn Something New, Or Re-Learn What You Might Already “Know”