This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… I’m highly confident your body would be a perfect, well-oiled machine if you could afford a massage every single week. But let’s be real, you need a way to massage your sore and achy muscles on your own time. Foam Rolling allows you to do that. I love to… Continue reading T³ #011: When in Doubt, Roll it Out
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?
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
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”
Yesterday I embarked on my first (competitive) half marathon through the trails. Before I go over what I reflected on first, if you have been a part of a race, it is a totally different feeling than going out at your usual pace. For starters, the people around you definitely influence your feet to move a… Continue reading Immediate Takeaways from the Hot Iron Trail Half Marathon
Dr. Kelly Starrett is a renowned coach, physical therapist, speaker and author, with his book, Becoming a Supple Leopard, ranking among the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. Becoming a Supple Leopard is loaded with insight, information, and practices to implement to not only improve mobility for exercise but to enhance movement quality throughout… Continue reading Signs That You Have Been Moving Incorrectly; Dr. Kelly Starrett
Your typical gym routine lacks purpose, and you might just be wasting your time. Talk about a bold statement to start, eh? Now let me clear that up real quick before you say, "who the hell does this ginger headed kid think he is? Telling me my goals don't matter, I go all the time… Continue reading The 3 Essential Fitness Tools to Fuel Your Adventurous Lifestyle
I love coffee, (I'm actually drinking mine while writing this!) but HOW and WHEN you consume caffeine plays a large role in how your body responds to it...
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
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?