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
What is Cortisol Cortisol is a hormone created by the adrenal glands in your kidneys, then released into the bloodstream. Just like testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, melatonin, and DHEA, your body like to keep the balance of each hormone under its control, and does not like big shifts in change. "Almost every cell contains receptors for cortisol… Continue reading Do You Want to Live Longer? Then Take the Reins on Regulating Your Cortisol
Don't Let this abnormally warm weather fool you. Fall is among us. The temperature is dropping, meaning the change of seasons is about to be among us! Over the past hundreds of years as our ability to encounter foods developed, we became accustomed to utilizing the food available at certain times of the year. Our… Continue reading Fall is Upon Us; Here’s Why Your Shopping Plan Should Change With The Seasons
Welcome! If this is your first visit to Mindful Trailrunner, I would like to extend gratitude for wanting to see and hear what I have to say. I get it, you might be thinking, "what the heck is trail running?" and at first, I said the same exact thing! Trail Running has one major difference compared… Continue reading Trail Tip Thursday: Welcome to T³
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 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...
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”
What if there was a better option for your achy body than Tylenol, Advil, or Aleve? Pop just a few of those and bam, that joint soreness if gone...but not really. Those over the counter medications are dangerous for the body, but that is not where I want this article to end up, so back… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk Recipe
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
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