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December 13, 2018
Cooking at home vs outsourced

Your Life – Outsourced?

We have HUGE POWER thanks to modern technology. We can outsource a lot of necessary tasks to your advantage. Score! However, no one talks about the unintended COSTS of outsourcing, and it steals our life. Let’s look at an example Delivery vs. Cooking at home In both examples, you can easily identify the costs and benefits. Delivery […]
October 29, 2018
Eyes, Ears, Nose input

The Head Holes Diet

You probably do a pretty good job of controlling what goes in your mouth. If you’ve been reading my emails, exercising regularly, and engaging in healthy habits overall, you probably eat fairly well. This is good because the food you eat has a big impact on your life. Your daily intake is more than just food, […]
September 28, 2018
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Are You Healthier Than A PLANT?

*Warning, reality check coming* I want to help to you live better. This means making you stronger, faster, happier, healthier, etc. It all adds up to determine the results you get. Sadly I am seeing a growing number of clients I work with in person, online, and at courses who do NOT even pick up the […]
February 16, 2018
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Simple Resolution Solution

If you set a resolution this year, there are only 2 possibilities… You have maintained a path and pattern of behaviors that are congruent with your goal You have not maintained a path and pattern of behaviors that are congruent with your goal And of course, some of us never set resolutions, or at least didn’t […]
January 12, 2018
Super human

The Best Exercise for Human Mobility

Humans have been developing for a REALLY long time… Our genetic code today has been shaped by the tasks most important to our survival. In earlier versions of project human we were mostly hanging around and squatting, so our bodies crave to be conditioned this way. Hanging has gained popularity recently and for good reason—it makes […]
December 15, 2017
4 Travel Training strategies

4 Travel Training Tricks You Should Know

When traveling, it’s easy to completely drop the ball on our healthy routines. Fortunately, there are a few travel training strategies to make fitness on the road super simple! Strategy 1: Bodyweight training The truth is, if you have a wall and some ground, you have a LOT of possible things you can do. In fact, […]
December 1, 2017
Max Deadlifting

Kinetic Chain Deadlifts

Sometimes the stars align and a miracle seems to happen… When I was experimenting the other day, I stumbled across an incredible discovery for the field of strength and health. You see, I was looking to teach someone how to deadlift better using some basic gymnastics ideas from Ultimate Athleticism. The Path to a Better Deadlift… […]
November 11, 2017
Max Swinging Legs

Indian Club Kicks

Yes, you read that right – Indian Club Kicks! I’ve been really letting the creative juices flow devising new methods of enhancing human health and performance and came up with something shocking. Let’s take a step back to childhood where we will begin our journey to today’s movement… Think of your earliest drawings as a kid. There were […]
November 2, 2017
Max number one pull ups

THE #1 Pull-up You Should be Doing

Stick your index finger in the air and say “we’re number one!” That’s how we’re going to do pull-ups today… Many people do pull-ups completely wrong and end up hurting themselves by not balancing out the strength of their upper body muscles. Pulling movements with the same dysfunctional grip over and over again develop poor movement […]
October 20, 2017
Max Juggling and Hanging

Exercise the “Right” Way

For some people, fitness is like religion and politics: “my way is right, and you shall burn in hell forever for disagreeing with me.” Everyone believes that they are “right.” Yet, is there really a clear right and wrong way to do the whole fitness thing? Is there a wrong way to live your own life? No, […]