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Five questions to hire a personal trainer

July 23, 2021

You want a personal trainer! The point has come where you are ready to find the knowledge, intensity, and accountability you need to reach your goals, but how do you know which one to choose? In most cities the options are endless, and it can be daunting to figure out how to hire a personal…

Vegetable Hash with Poached Egg and Goat Cheese Polenta

May 26, 2021

For vegetable hash: 1 bunch of Asparagus cut into ½ inch pieces 1 pound of your favorite mushrooms – sliced 1 bunch of your favorite  greens – torn into small pieces, stems removed 1 cup of peas 1 bell pepper – diced 1 handful of mini tomatoes – sliced 1 shallot sliced thin 2 cloves…

Turn Your Heart Into A MONSTER

April 27, 2021

Tell me if this story sounds familiar:  You strap on your shoes and head out running, but before you are even a half mile down the road your heart is jumping out of your chest and it doesn’t come down until you back off to a super-slow walk that is embarrassing.  You don’t want to…

Yard Care Requires Body Care

April 6, 2021

This is a FANTASTIC time of year to be outside and many of you have already answered the call of the great outdoors.  But along with the fun, exercise, and social activities comes another call…the call of your yard.  It demands attention and you have begun the seasonal wrestling match with your property. Now, I’m…

Safely Ramping Up Your Fitness Activity

March 1, 2021

Smell that Spring air?  Getting that urge to fire up your exercise again?  Me too!  Yup, it’s about that time when the weather transitions out of the doldrums of winter and sparks the desire to get outside and get active.  As your activity increased, your body will begin to talk to you and give you important information…

Intermittent fasting, what is it, and is it right for you?

July 8, 2020

Intermittent fasting (IF) isn’t classified as a diet. It is considered a pattern of eating. With IF, you schedule your meals so that you get the most out of them. Unlike a diet, it doesn’t restrict what you eat but instead when you are eating them. IF works by tapping into your fat stores while…

Applications from Quarantine 2020

June 18, 2020

As we approach the end of this time in quarantine from the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it’s very easy to look back and think what an inconvenient time that was for us. Stuck in our homes, not seeing friends, not going out, and watching Moana for the 3rd time in one day because that’s…

Setting Yourself Up for an Active Summer

June 11, 2020

It’s no surprise that our society is finding it harder and harder to get a healthy amount of physical activity in our lives. Sometimes even exercising three times per week isn’t enough to counteract the other ten hours per day that we spend sitting down at work, in the car, on the couch, etc.  Have…

Dialing in Macro Counting: Why?

June 3, 2020

It’s not secret that tracking what you eat on a daily basis is the best and quickest way to achieve the body you want.  People do it to lose weight and people do it to build muscle.  The concept of tracking to lose weight can be fairly simple, calories in through food & drink <…

The Importance of Strength Training in Youth Sports Performance

May 26, 2020

It’s not a mystery that exercise is important when it comes to sports performance. Strength training directly correlates with the progression of most athletic abilities. Correct programming can lead to improvements in strength, speed, and size, among other attributes. Youth athletes are in a great position to make drastic changes in their performance. In high…