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May 8, 2018

Progress: It’s Going to Take Longer Than You Think

Pictures, in order:  April 2018, pre/post Mexico.  Summer 2006, 6 months out of testing for my black belt/2016, few weeks out from shooting the firefighter calendar.  […]
January 16, 2018

Four Benefits of Wearing a Heart Rate Monitor

Monitoring heart rate during exercise, and even throughout the day, has become more and more popular with advances in wearable technology. From Fitbit to Garmin, heart […]
January 9, 2018

Know What’s in Your Pre-Workout

It’s becoming more and more popular—you’re cooling down after an intense workout and someone says, “I’m exhausted, I can’t believe I forgot to take my pre-workout […]
January 2, 2018

How Important is Your Warmup?

I painfully remember the first time I badly injured myself from failing to warm up. It was my first summer really hitting it hard at the […]
December 13, 2017

How A Mentorship Can Bring You To The Next Level

men·tor menˌtôr,ˈmenˌtər/ Noun: An experienced and trusted adviser Verb: Advise or train Okay, so you probably already know what a mentor and mentoring are. But to […]
November 27, 2017

Chasing Aesthetics = Performance? No.

I don’t write much anymore; there are a number of reasons for this.  The main would be my platform for education now is my client base.  […]
November 7, 2017

Don’t Become a Smoothie Victim

For some reason, people seem to associate a healthy diet shift or nutrition change to amping up their smoothie game. Maybe it’s because of supplement type […]
October 21, 2017

How Does Stress Affect My Body and What Can I Do About It?

We all know too much stress is bad for us. But do you know how it really impacts your body? Chronic stress can cause a variety […]
September 14, 2017

Boost Your Workout Results with Foods That Reduce Inflammation

Okay, most of us get the gist of what inflammation is—you roll your ankle and it swells. That’s inflammation. But inflammation doesn’t only occur in your […]
September 13, 2017

How a Nutritionist Can Benefit Your Diet, Performance, and Lifestyle

Do you ever feel like the amount of information about food is overwhelming? Do you feel like the rules about “good food” are always changing? One […]