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?

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

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”

Warning! New Name for Corn Syrup, Same Dangerous Health Effects

The topic of nutrition can be the most over-complicated, confusing, and potentially expensive aspect in beginning to maintain a healthy lifestyle: Fats are bad; wait just kidding they are really good for you! But not all of them...oh, and not too many either..actually wait, a high-fat diet is what you need to lose body fat … Continue reading Warning! New Name for Corn Syrup, Same Dangerous Health Effects

5 Summer Cocktails That Won’t Sabotage Your Fitness

Summer gatherings, pool parties, celebrations, and BBQ's all have a few things in common... Copious amounts of finger foods Sunburn for at least 50% of the guests Laughs, Memories, Smiles, & A neverending supply of ALCOHOL Sure, there is always the route of staying sober and still having a blast of a time! But let's … Continue reading 5 Summer Cocktails That Won’t Sabotage Your Fitness

Bad News; Alcohol is Making You Fat

ALCOHOL CAN AND WILL MAKE YOU FAT If this happens to catch you mid-sip on a glass of wine or beer, then grab some water while I take you on a journey; not exactly a magical one, but it will be mind boggling for sure. When it comes to consuming alcohol, most people can wedge … Continue reading Bad News; Alcohol is Making You Fat

Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

My diet used to be absolute piss poor. There is not the slightest chance I will try and throw a curtain over my pre-collegiate habits. After 90% of highschool days, religious rides to McDonalds or the deli for a mayo slathered hard roll sandwich. To even throw more fuel in the fire, that could be … Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?

If there was ever a title to catch your attention, I’m pretty sure this would be up there in the rankings. Your mind might be wondering what the heck I mean and for a good reason! People enjoy the glamour of having a nice looking butt; both the one who built it, and those who … Continue reading What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?

5 Simple Foam Rolling Tactics to Upgrade Your Body

The human body is absolutely incredible. Time and time again, we are presented with choices: some that will bring us closer to the life we desire, while others drag us down the mountain, sometimes ending worse off than we began. You can embark in a positive direction through intense bouts of physical and mental challenge … Continue reading 5 Simple Foam Rolling Tactics to Upgrade Your Body