1. Balance: Don’t use it, you lose it.

    When writing an exercise prescription, there are both health and skill-related components of physical fitness. For general population, more times than not, the skill related components of fitness are overlooked or undertrained. The focus for exercise of general population has been geared towards ton…Read More

  2. Getting Strong is “Corrective”

    At some point in our lives we have all met people that go to a physical therapist, chiropractor, movement guru, or hypnotist (yes, they are still around), in hopes to alleviate knee pain or lower back pain. How many of these people are lacking strength, especially in the glutes? How many of these pe…Read More

  3. How Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Helps with Fat Loss

    If you are training on your own or at a gym it is important to use some kind of assessment tool. The assessment should highlight any weakness you might have/ anything that can hinder and de-rail your training. Luckily for all of us, Gray Cook has already developed this resource. The Functional Movem…Read More

  4. Fat Loss Made Simple

    Fat is loss is the number one reason why people choose to begin a training program. Decreasing the fat on our bodies can help lead to a better life, not only from a health perspective but also a confidence level. Higher fat has been linked to diabetes and heart attacks, but has also been linked to t…Read More

  5. Easy Access: Function Over Accessibility

    We live in a world where everything has become so easily accessible. Planes, trains, and automobiles have taken away the struggles of fording the river, dying of dysentery, or worrying about having a spare axel. Dating apps have made it easy to find the perfect soulmate, even if he/she may be a tota…Read More

  6. Why You Shouldn’t Skip Legs At The Gym

    Because why have toothpicks when you could have trunks?In all seriousness, leg day is more than just having the biggest, most shredded wheels in the gym. It’s about functionality. To prove that those who regularly train legs are more fit for physically demanding tasks and just life in general I d…Read More

  7. 3 Ways To Keep Your Diet Simple For Results

    Don’t make this complicated.If you’re working with a nutrition coach already and you’re in the trenches with tracking your macros, don’t overthink the process. Perhaps you’re newer to this whole idea. Nutrition is a very dense topic for certain, but you certainly don’t have to seek out t…Read More

  8. Adherence Is The Name Of The Game

    I am sure we could argue all day about what diet is the best, or what the research says about a diet. Sugar is bad, gluten or no gluten, low carb or high carb. Blah, blah, blah. It is a waste of my time and I will leave it for the zealots out there. But what we can’t argue about (I hope) is that a…Read More

  9. We Are All Different

    We Are All Different You are different in so many ways compared to the person next to you, right? You have your own issues: …Limitations …lifestyle …eating habits …and goals So why aren’t you on your own training and nutrition protocol specifically for you? Don’t get me wrong, group work…Read More

  10. Training for Life

    What do I mean by that exactly? Well, you tell me.It can go one of two ways.Getting fitter so that everyday tasks become much easier i.e (moving furniture, bringing all your groceries inside in one trip, opening the pickle jar, etc..) or the ability to continue moving / training for the duration of …Read More