Tougher workouts require smarter recovery. Does cold water immersion therapy live up to the hype? Read on for research insights.Read More
Fruit is proof that God loves us. Vegetables, on the other hand... yuck. After experimenting with many different vegetables, recipes, and preparation methods, I finally hit the jackpot: baked Brussels sprouts.
Add in a well seasoned baked chicken, and you've got a complete, healthy dinner. Try this out and let me know how you like it! I love to hear other people's cooking tips and tricks!Read More
What a mean ski instructor taught me about my shortcomings on the slopes actually taught me a whole lot about life and lifting. Also, why you should do sissy squats and how to do them.Read More
Quick, pick one: hands or butt.
I'm not telling you the question yet. But my answer is butt.Read More
Group training classes are an affordable way to get individualized instruction in a group setting. More info here.Read More
I grew up in a pretty sleepy small town that didn’t have a whole lot of fun activities to offer kids. It was beautiful, though, and quiet and spacious. My parents gave me the best gift in the whole world, which was a house on land with a barn and horse in the back yard.Read More
I lost my dad to ALS, so the Ice Bucket Challenge was the best thing to happen to me in 2014. Also the only thing to make my hyperventilate like crazy. But so worth it. See the video here.Read More
Prince Fielder is a world class athlete, and he is on the cover of ESPN Magazine's Body Issue. Some have criticized the cover, but here's why he - and you- should ignore them.Read More
Exercise really is the fountain of youth. It is THE secret. That “one trick!”. Truly, it is! It’s the magic pill, it does everything. It makes every cell in your body healthier, down to the smallest lining of your blood vessels. It makes you more capable, productive, and happy. There are endlessly documented cognitive, physical, and emotional benefits to exercise, and making better fitness choices can help every single person on this earth!Read More
Welcome! I am an admitted gym rat and science lover. I'm never short on opinions, most of which are educated. I have a Masters degree in exercise science and 10 years of personal training experience. For the newbie to the advanced lifter, read on for guidance, tips, and opinions about lifting and training to make your life better.Read More