1. Strength Tips for Lower Back Pain

    Let’s face it Americans spend a lot of time of their butts. The population spending the most time on their bums are adolescents and people over the age of 60. Lower back pain seems to be more common than ever, especially in our aging baby boomer population. Muscle atrophy associated with prolonged…Read More

  2. The Window of Gains

    Did I getcha on the title? There is a lot of chatter about… “Don’t lose out on the window of gains!” For the longest time I thought that right after my last rep of my workout I had to IMMEDIATELY down my protein shake or I will lose out on building that hard earned muscle. You can thank the …Read More

  3. How to Build a Booty

    Heck yeah this blog is about how to build a butt! Other than the ladies want it and guys love it, the booty is super important for lower body function. So, let’s get off our rear, get to hip bridging, and dive in! But first, let’s chat a little about anatomy and bio mechanics. Bear with me, I wo…Read More

  4. 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

  5. It’s worth it in the end.

    Most people want results yesterday. More times than not it doesn’t work that way. You must put in hard, deliberate work to achieve your goals. This concept is applicable in many settings, but for the scope of this short blog it will about athletic training. I say training because it is exercise wi…Read More

  6. 0 to 100

    Have you ever heard that Drake song, 0 to 100? Great song! And I had to listen to it prior to writing this blog for motivation. Even though it is a great song it has nothing to do with this blog. So sorry. Or maybe it does, and I don’t understand the lyrics. But what I do see every day is people g…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Nutrition Assessment

    As it relates to all lifestyle factors Helping someone lose weight, through dietary intervention, is much more than saying, “Eat less and exercise more. You’re consuming more calories than you’re burning.” Will this approach work for someone people? Absolutely! Those who have never dieted do…Read More

  10. 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