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Back-To-School (Lunches)

It's that time! B-A-C-K  T-O  S-C-H-O-O-L!! Around my house, the kids going back to school is met with a slew of mixed emotions.  We're excited for the start of something new, and even crave a bit more routine.  But, at the same time, there's hesitation because the...

It’s Getting HOT Outside!

Hydration, while always important, will become even more crucial as our body temperatures rise and sweat glands kick into high drive.  The most common cause of dehydration is excessive sweating, so I implore you to pay extra attention to getting enough fluids in these...

Which “insert supplement type here” do you recommend?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about supplements lately. “What do you think about ‘this supplement’?” “Will taking ‘this supplement’ improve my performance?” “Which pre-workout is best?” And so on… If you came to me and asked me any of these questions directly,...

3 Steps to Prepping and LOVING Your Veggies

Don’t like vegetables? That’ll change with these simple strategies. Adapted from Precision Nutrition's article: 3 steps for prepping (and loving) your veggies. by James Heathers and Jennifer Nickle Whether Paleo or vegan, fasting or “feed-often”, Mediterranean or New...

Diets Work! But, Which One Is Best?

How many diets can you think of off hand?  Let's see, there's...Paleo, Whole 30, Keto, Atkins, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Vegetarian/Vegan, and the list goes on! How many of those diets have you tried?  What were your results? Most likely, you had some success on...

Happiness Workshop

Happiness - The Ultimate Quest Life. It's often full of challenges and hardships, and sometimes it can leave us downright..well, down.  To take the painful edge off those struggles, we tend to search for ways to make ourselves happy; the means vary person to person,...

Staying Fit On The Go

Staying Fit On-The-Go How hard is it to come back to the gym after traveling?  You've been lounging around for a week (or more) and know you won't perform your best.  And the soreness that will happen after that first workout...oh my!  It's like starting all over! BUT...

Split Jerk – Footwork Drills

In our previous blog post, Why You Can’t Split Jerk – And What To Do About It, we discussed several drills for correcting issues in your split jerk.  The first drill helps determine how deep your dip should be to generate the greatest upward momentum in your drive. ...

Split Jerk – Drive Drills

In our previous blog post, Why You Can't Split Jerk - And What To Do About It, we discussed several drills for correcting issues in your split jerk.  The first drill helps determine how deep your dip should be to generate the greatest upward momentum in your drive. ...

When Daily Life Breaks You – Hard Reset

Can I just be honest for a minute?  Daily life is tough, and busy, and sometimes, it's just all too much.  I'm usually pretty good at keeping a positive attitude and getting stuff done no matter what challenges come my way, but I broke today.  Nothing monumental...