1. Should You Stretch Before You Workout?

    Should you stretch before working out? This is one of those things that you are going to find many different opinions on, and another question in the field on training that can be answered with “it just depends.” When I was growing up playing sports the thinking was get a little warmed up, get t…Read More

  2. Sleep: Why It’s So Important

    Sleep. We all need it but rarely do we get enough. The Mayo Clinic found that most Americans get less than seven hours of sleep per night. This may be acceptable for the average Joe who goes back and forth from his desk job day in and day out, but for someone trying to be a performance athlete in an…Read More

  3. How Obesity and Sleep Apnea Affect Pregnancy

    Most Americans are aware of the association between obesity and heart disease, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and diabetes.  Many Americans have heard of sleep apnea and its association with obesity, which then links sleep apnea to heart disease, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and diabetes.…Read More

  4. Why You Should be a “Flexible Dieter”

    Let me ask you a question. Are the "diets" you've been on something you can sustain for the next couple months, a year, five years? If not, you have a problem! Or, did you gain all your weight back after your diet because you followed a cookie cutter meal plan and only ate 10 different kinds of food…Read More

  5. A Better Butt = A Better Life

    Appearance, a decrease in lower back pain, increased strength, increased power, confidence, sports performance, are just some of the perks of having a better butt. So pretty much your life just gets better. So how do you get that nice backside that will make Kim Kardashian jealous? First let’s di…Read More

  6. Stress in Life and Training

    Not too long ago I came across a Mike Boyle article where Mike talked about breathing, and the importance he puts on breathing, both with his professional athletes as well as his general clients. Sure I had heard of breathing and the importance it has on exercise, but I wanted to know more. With a l…Read More

  7. Common Misconceptions of CrossFit

    CrossFit is Dangerous: People believe each CrossFit gym is the same. Well, that’s bologna. Just like any fitness facility there are going to be good and bad ones. The best way to find the right gym for you is to go gym shopping. Make sure the coach is knowledgeable, puts you through a movement as…Read More

  8. Tips on Meal Prepping

    Meal Prep There is no getting around it. Whole foods are the best foods. Not only will whole foods help you feel and function better, but they will also help you to recover as well. So what better way to fuel your body than with a home cooked meal? I know what you’re thinking, who has the time to …Read More