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October 29, 2018
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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 […]
October 13, 2017
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The BEST Life “Hack” I’ve Learned in 30 Years

Sunday I turned 30 and, like many of you probably do, I used it as an opportunity to do some self-reflection and analysis. Objectively I’ve made a TON of mistakes… But in spite of the MANY mistakes, I’ve also made massive strides forward in pretty much every category this year: physically, professionally, and personally. And I […]
September 15, 2017
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The Magic Of Creative Movement

Daily life has a lot of straight edges, boxes, and lines designed for us to abide by. This can stifle creativity and movement in a profound way. It’s no wonder many people are becoming chair-shaped. It’s no wonder that the average human eye moves about 25% as fast as it should. It’s no wonder that our […]
August 9, 2017

Science Says: Go Play

The human body is quite a lovely piece of equipment. I feel extremely fortunate to have one. However, I feel like this privilege is frequently abused—and for no good reason. Given the fact that you only get one body, it would stand to reason that you should take really great care of it. The best way […]
July 21, 2017

10 Year Body Challenge (Note: Longer than 4 weeks)

“Fitness” has become very fucking twisted. Somehow being healthy is synonymous with breaking your soul in the gym and eating only celery sticks for 4 weeks. Current Fitness Trends Just look at the most popular styles of training right now, they put all of their focus into three things: Calorie Burn This is fairly short-sighted, and […]
June 15, 2017

De-Stress at your Desk (With These Simple Strength and Mobility Exercises)

Sitting for long periods of time can take a toll on your body and mind. Stress can build up if you don’t actively manage it… Fortunately, with just a few minutes of smart movement, you can feel a ton better physically and mentally! Wouldn’t it be great if you could get stronger and more flexible while […]
March 23, 2017
3 Simple Keys to Superior Progress

3 Simple Keys to Superior Progress

Do you find yourself making progress in your strength, mobility, speed, and health? If so, what do you feel has helped you the most? If not, why is it that you think you are struggling? Perhaps I can shed some light on the situation. I believe progress comes down to 3 simple keys. You could argue […]