Rest is Critical for Results

For the weekend warrior, motivation to train with intensity is rarely an issue.  Whether you’re a runner, tri-athlete, prepping for a Tough Mudder, or just a gym rat, you’re willing to give 100% each and every time in order to achieve elite levels of fitness and athleticism.  Most of us have been taught that there […]

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Exercise During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is one of the most remarkable life experiences a woman can go through.  I know…ironic coming from a guy.  And while I obviously don’t have first hand experience, I do have two beautiful kids and have had the pleasure of training clients during their journey.  And while pregnancy can bring a wide range of […]

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Sweet Potato Pot Pie

  Sweet Potato Pot Pie Great vegan recipe!  Polenta on the bottom, curried lentils in the middle, and yams on top.  If you’re preparing this recipe in advance to serve latter, try to stagger the steps enough to let the bottom two layers cool fully before you top them with the yams.  Cooling each layer […]

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Marinated Tuna Steak

The wife and I had these the other night and they were absolutely amazing!  My five year old daughter thought we were eating steak.  I have to agree they taste very close to it, but much healthier! Summer is almost over so get these babies on the grill while there’s still time. (Recipe from allrecipes.com) […]

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Body Weight Strength Training

  BODY WEIGHT STRENGTH TRAINING As the name implies, body weight strength training is a form of strength conditioning focused on building strength solely with the use of body weight exercises.  In terms of strength training we generally think along the lines of building absolute strength, which is the maximum force that an individual’s muscle […]

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Why do I burn?

Believe it or not, but there are days that I struggle to do this…where working out is the last thing I want to do. Running on fumes with little sleep the night before…dreading…hating each and every second of the workout.  So the question is why?  Why do I still burn anyway?  Because the pain of […]

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