1. Quick Tips for a Safe Deadlift

     ​The deadlift is a great full body exercise that will increase posterior strength and power, but gets a bad reputation in association with lower back pain or injuries.  I think if performed properly, the deadlift can be a very safe exercise compared to most knee dominant movements.  There …Read More

  2. 5 Lifting Cues To Reconsider

    Some of these cues are as old as lifting weights.  Some of these cues are meant with good intention, while others are just something I think the coach or trainer made up to sound good while they yell across the gym with their chest puffed out. 1. When cueing a squat and/or deadlift, “look up”…Read More

  3. 5 Observations from Watching Deadlifts

    Fix Your Set Up Engage Your Lats Be Patient Take Your Shoes Off Practice good technique, even with light weight If there is one lift that is hard to understand and get the grasp of, it’s the deadlift. Picking a bar up from point A to point B seems simple enough, but, there is a lot of stuff that g…Read More

  4. What Do You Want To BUILD?

    Hey there. Evan here. Just checking in. How are you? Seriously, how are things going? Are you happy with the results you are getting? Have you lost motivation? Are you wanting more? Do you have a specific goal? Well I want to help! I want to help you gain your motivation and drive back. To simplify …Read More

  5. My Thoughts on Meal Prepping

    With anything nutrition my thought process is always to find what works for you. My job as a nutrition coach is to listen to my client and give them what I think will work his or her lifestyle. Within my conversations with my clients too many of them think meal prepping means 5 hours on a Sunday!. I…Read More

  6. Preloading… Please Wait

    Performance is the act or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function. But in the fitness world, performance is usually associated with athletes and some sort of sport specific skill. Every person, every day performs actions, tasks, and functions but not everyone is perform…Read More

  7. Post Vacation Nutrition

    Summer is nearly upon us, in terms of Post Vacation Nutrition, but in many respects it’s already here. Kids are getting out of school for break, college students graduating and families leaving out for vacations. Vacation is a time to regenerate and recoup from the stresses of everyday life. Being…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Nutrition + Recovery = Performance

    Ok parents, this one is for you! Wait, what? I bet you didn’t think that’s the route I was going to take did you? Maybe you thought I was going to get all sciency on this article and talk about supplements and nutrient timing, huh? Nah, I will leave that for another article and bore you some oth…Read More