If You Think Your Core Is Just Your Abs…Think Again

As a lead in to my first Blue Zone post, I briefly mentioned that I had back surgery and how I learned first-hand how important it is to have good core strength. (Spoiler: […]

Three Ways To Live the Blue Zone Life

Last week I introduced you to the concept of Blue Zones, which are places around the world where people live longer and healthier than anywhere else. In each of these places, people living […]
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All About Blue Zones…and Why They May Hold the Key To Living Better, Longer

I’ve had way too much down time on my hands over the last two weeks. I’d say free time, but recovery from spinal fusion surgery has a way of limiting how much one […]
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First Your Scale, Now BMI…What Number Can You Trust?

Last week I talked about why the number your scale gives you isn’t providing a full picture of your health. This week I’m going to tackle head-on another number that can often times […]
Weight loss fail concept. Scale and depressed, frustrated and sad woman sitting on floor holding head and arms on knees.

What a Scale Can’t Measure, and Why That Matters Most

Raise your hand if this has happened to you. You have a great week or two of workouts, you’ve eaten healthily (for the most part), and you’ve finally been getting some good sleep. […]

Which Is Better: Heavier Weight, Fewer Reps or More Reps, Lighter Weight?

If you’ve spent any time at all around a gym you’ve probably heard that if you want to tone your physique you should do more reps with low weight, and if you want […]

Overcoming My Back & Neck Pain…and 3 Myths Busted Along the Way

Got back pain? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that eighty percent of Americans will suffer from low back and neck pain at some point in their lives. Technically, I joined this club back […]

6 Resolution Myths, Busted…and How To Actually Reach Your Goals

As you may have gathered from my last few blogs, I love facts, so I thought I’d finish my myth–busting series with some fun facts about New Year’s resolutions. While everyone seems abuzz […]

6 Fun Fitness Facts To Consider When Considering Resolutions

In my last few posts, I’ve attempted to cut through misconceptions about fitness and fitness trends to better educate you and help you get more out of your workouts. There really isn’t anything […]

Fitness Myths, Busted, Part 2: Treadmills & Fitness Trackers

Last month I kicked off a series to help cut through some of the prevailing myths in the world of health and fitness. Today I’m tackling two more myths that have a common […]

3 Common Fitness Myths, Busted

Fitness myths are many, and they sure are persistent. It seems we’re always looking for the magic workout, diet, or supplement that will transform our body with minimal effort. And our sound bite […]

4 Exercises at the Gym You Should Never Do

You’ve mustered the energy to go the gym – GREAT! Notice I said “go” and not join. There’s a big difference in making your monthly donation to the gym (we’ve all done this…) […]

5 Tricks To Sneak in Exercise on Vacation. Yes, They Work.

As we enter July and the vacation season ramps up, it’s easy to fall off the exercise wagon. Now, if you’re one of those rare breed who takes a break and just can’t […]

Seeking Help and Direction: Is It Our DNA?

I came across the following quote from a client in survey response: “It is not Curves. Men can attend it without shame.” And it got me thinking… Do men really think that Fitness […]

Actions Speak Louder Than Words…

If you’ve been reading my blogs, you’ve probably gathered that I have some pretty strong opinions on kids in sports and the importance of general training. To put it simply, I feel kids […]

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