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)
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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?