No matter how good or bad things are, we all look to the future and envision a better time then now.We all see those days a year, two years, five years from now, and things are always better, never worse. As far back as I could remember the future was always going to be awesome. […]
The importance of nutrition, as in what you eat, to your health and fitness isn’t big. It isn’t more than you think. It isn’t significant. Those words aren’t nearly strong enough. It is the number one priority. It is the biggest contributor. No matter what your goal. You want to lose fat? Food first. You […]
Starting is hard, and I understand that. So, I’m going to give you my 3 rules to get started. They say when trying to figure out where to eat with a group of people it’s better to start with the question “What don’t you want to eat?” then “what do you want to eat?” Because […]
Time goes by, day after day, year after year. Frequently we find ourselves with the same goals again and again. Lose weight, eat healthier, get stronger, faster, sleep more, be happier, and on and on we go. Some goals take years, or longer, but most of us don’t think that far down the road. If […]
Comfort is something we all seek. It’s natural. Honestly, for all the memes about leaving your comfort zone and the sayings on how good things are outside the comfort zone you’d think they’d find a way to make it more comfortable. I was talking to an athlete this week about a competition I was in […]
I frequently hear “I just can’t get my husband/mom/sister/brother/coworker to get in shape or start exercising and eating better”. Your intentions are most likely good, and you most likely genuinely want them to be healthier and happier, but you’re probably like me, approaching it all wrong. So here’s 5 ways to help better: 1. Connect […]
Continuing with our rack position focus, (part 1 here) we’ve got some more, even tackling the wrists this time around. Remember, improving this position isn’t just improving our weightlifting, but our pressing, pulling, and general shoulder, wrist, and elbow health. Enjoy!
We’re going to take a break from the lower body, and spend time on the upper body with a new mobility segment. This time around we’re focusing on the “rack position”. Much more useful then just for weightlifting, restrictions in this position are going effect our pressing, pulling, and overall shoulder health.
If missed part one, here it is: Pistol Archetype Part 1, in part 2 we’re going to focus more on the hips and get that area cleaned up. Find the things that make you feel the best, and seem to clear up restrictions and piece them together into a routine that works for you. Kind of […]
In Greg Glassman’s “What Is Fitness” article, he includes a great little essay “world class fitness in 100 words”. He displays the level of importance nutrition plays in health and fitness by using the very first 26 words to describe a world class nutritional approach: “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch […]