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Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

As Fast As You Can... Max Speed No Rest... As Many Rounds As Possible... No Rest Between Sets... Where is the Contrast? Training hard and getting down with the grit is important to challenge yourself in the face of discomfort. But is that the only way to do the work and improve your overall ability… Continue reading Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

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Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

I love to journal. As in I LOVE to journal every day with or without structure behind why I touched my pen to the page (yes pen, no pencils here). Sometimes, a stream of thought takes control of my pen and I simply cruise along for the ride, letting my hand feel guided by the… Continue reading Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

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How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

Online training infographics and social media (not online coaching) workouts are usually filled with familiar exercises many people either have done or can pick up on quite easily. The only issue I have with that is nobody is truly coaching you through the movement. It may look the same at a glance, and even feel some… Continue reading How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)

Welcome back for Part 2 of; Move + Breathe - Stress = Freedom. Last time, you learned how simple and soft movement can totally overhaul your feelings throughout the day. Now, you have the second part of this powerful equation to reduce your levels of perceived stress, while boosting your overall life force and ability to… Continue reading Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)

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T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… After a short break for the holidays, welcome back to this weeks T³! I hope after last week, you made the inexpensive yet powerful investment in a foam roller to prepare your body for a run or training session. Or maybe you have used one to speed up recovery… Continue reading T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)

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Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 1)

Overbearing stress and crappy situations can be a real damper on your happiness and motivation to succeed. It is easy to procrastinate, use them as an easy excuse, or just feel debilitated by them and get absolutely nothing done at all; I know because I have those feelings begin to rise when faced with a bunch… Continue reading Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 1)

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Movement Flows to Feel Good This Time of Year

Don't fall victim to the hustle and bustle of holiday drama this year. So you missed a workout, no big deal. But to compound that with binge snacking and loathing in a minor self-pity funk adds fuel to the fire. I've been there before, and trust me, I know how easy it can be to slide into… Continue reading Movement Flows to Feel Good This Time of Year

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10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)

On average, the meal you and most Americans consume is a whopping 3,000 - 5,000 calories for a typical Thanksgiving/Holiday celebration. Yikes! That is the equivalent of; 8 Hours of Shoveling snow...yes, I said shoveling, not snow blowing 3-4 Hours of Running Continuously... Up Stairs... Non-Stop 6 Hours of Circuit Training, and a pretty dang tough… Continue reading 10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)

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Run Like a Gazelle With These 5 Super Supplements

-- Fuel your body without having to digest food, meaning more energy for your legs -- Improve performance without drugs (or superpowers) & -- Enjoy the run 10x more because you can smile and breathe easily instead of scouring and sucking wind through a straw