I get it, squatting all the weight feels cool, looks cool and gives you bragging rights to your fellow gym rats. It’s a huge accomplishment to be able to load that barbell with all the weight, push through what feels like stand-still speed and hit PRs (personal records). I’ve done it and still on occasion… Read More Importance of Single Leg Work
We spend most of our day in front of us. Hands on keyboards. Eyes looking forward and down at phones. Arms up in front hanging onto the steering wheel. Cooking dinner, washing dishes, shaking hands, holding babies, shoveling, hammering, mowing, putting on makeup, oh my freakin’ goodness… almost everything. As a result, our anterior (front)… Read More More Pull Please
Push-ups are one of those exercises that most people do… or at least try to do… if they are in any sort of basic fitness program at all. This is a good thing because push-ups are pretty much awesome for you… when performed properly. Here’s what makes them so awesome. Trains Scapular Movement Retraction at bottom… Read More Push-ups… yes you should do them!
My blog is rarely a place where I try to “sell myself”, but today it’s happening. Not for me though, for you! I have a lot of things going on with my online business and I want to take some time to explain it all in a bit more detail. My tagline on my website… Read More What I’m Doing
Okay y’all, hang onto your seats for my rant on social media/technology and how it is quite literally killing our human connection. Let me start with a personal story that has prompted this blog… I will make it as short as I can. Three weeks ago, while visiting my family in CO, I was sitting… Read More Lost Human Connection
Clean house. Weeding out. Stuff to charity. Your house is officially decluttered. Yippy! It’s so freeing, isn’t it?! Now comes the real challenge, how do you keep it that way? If you implement these 6 habits in your life, you have a fighting chance to keep your physical space organized and free of extra stuff.… Read More Keep Clean
We are consumers. Consumers of food (often in excess). Consumers of gossip. Consumers of ideas. Consumers of stress. Consumers of things. By omitting the unnecessary things, we can also help omit the constant excess consumption of other non-tangible items. When our space is more clear, our brains and decisions are more clear. When our brains… Read More Crap Clean Out: Part 2 – Weeding
No, this post entitled “Crap Clean Out” isn’t about a detox or colon cleanse. This is simply about cleaning out the crap in your house and your life. Decluttering is the new black…or something like that. There is an increasing amount of new books/blogs/ideas out there with different strategies for approaching the same goal: get… Read More Crap Clean Out: Part 1 – Clean House
“Your health is your real wealth.” ~Mahatma Gandhi In the last 3.5 days I have all but become a permanent fixture on my couch. Surrounded by snot rags, Ricola wrappers and cozy blankets, I have slept more, watched more TV and complained more than I have in the last 5 years. I also have been… Read More Without Your Health, You Have Nothing
Ooooookay, I’m done beating around the bush on this one. There is NO EXCUSE FOR EATING LIKE CRAP! For real guys. If our great great grandparents listened to how we obsess and talk about food all the time, they would think we are batshit-cray-cray. If they saw the things stocked on our grocery store shelves… Read More What would your Grandma say?