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CBD for Recovery

Posted on May 2, 2019 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (4)

Partnering with Floyd’s of Leadville CBD Oil & it's CBD Benefits


Our softgel capsules, transdermal cream, and tinctures use the best anti-inflammatory strains that take the edge off the pain and give you an advantage over the competition by taking full advantage of CBD benefits. As you can expect from a Floyd’s of Leadville product, we use only altitude grown hemp from Colorado and use CO2 extraction, so there’s no...

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GET BETTER SLEEP TONIGHT!

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Six Habits to Help You Sleep Better!


Music Soundtrack: “Sleep”

Time Magazine did a piece on Max Richter last fall about his collaboration with neuroscientists in creating an album to help individuals fall asleep too. I listen to this every night before I fall asleep and it’s now the most listened to songs in my iTunes library!

 

Essential Oil D...

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Coconut Oil Benefits!!

Posted on September 28, 2018 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Benefits of Coconut Oil


Do you know the benefits of coconut oil? If I had to guess I bet you probably don’t and that is why I am writing this blog post. First, let’s talk about the right kind of coconut oil you should be using. There are two main types of coconut oil; refined & unrefined. While there are still health benefits to both be sure to choose the UNREFINED j...

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Establishing My Mark as a Fitness Professional

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

What makes a coach better than the rest?


It has been six months since my last blog post. As you can tell writing is not something I enjoy or excel at but I understand its a vehicle to communicate to everyone inside and outside the gym. It puts everyone on the same playing field, same chapter, same page. Yet, we still have our own personal goals, fears, and motivations in and outside the gym as well. While I know some will read this...

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New Years Do's & Don'ts plus Idea Fitness Connect Profile

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The busy season is upon us here in the fitness industry. Not only is it my favorite time of year to help others accomplish goals they never thought imaginable but also a time to spread knowledge I have learned from my time training the past. Here are a few things to keep in mind when making the commitment to become a healthier, stronger, & more awesome you!

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Foam Rolling & Trigger Point Performance Tips

Posted on October 12, 2016 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Foam Rolling Basics & Trigger Point Performance

 

Most of you that have visited my studio know I have a plethora of self massaging tools for you to use at your disposal and to help release any tight spots that have occurred in your day to day lifestyle or even from that set of deadlifts from the training day before.

 

With any exercise rout...

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Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted on August 19, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Purdue University

Sitting Kills…

A brief overview of sedentary lifestyle behaviors and their health outcomes

 

 

McCombs, Brandon W.

11/14/2013


Introduction

Sedentary behavior and leisure time sitting have increased over the last few decades. As a ...

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Fish Oil...is it really good for you?

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Do you take a fish oil supplement? Do you feel better? Worse? Indifferent?


People report feeling less arthritis pain after taking fish oil capsules.  Whether or not taking fish oil supplements really relieves the joint pain caused by arthritis or is it possibly a psychological trick; convincing oneself that by thinking they are taking a fish oil supplement when they actually are not somehow makes them feel better...

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Chocolate Milk as a Post-Exercise Recovery Aid??? Review

Posted on February 14, 2016 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Here is a short essay I wrote during my undergraduate studies at Purdue University.  Given what I know now about nutrion and the other pysiological effects that occur during exercise this may still be of benefit to some athlethes and thought I'd share something sweet with you all this Valentine's Day.  Side note: if you are not a highly active individual or prehaps someone that would like to loose weight I would not suggest consum...

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Rules I Live By: Brain Health

Posted on January 5, 2016 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

How I keep my health, psychology, and nutrition sharp!


Increase your Gray Matter: Our ancient ancestors thrived on a healthy trifecta of socialization, nature, and physical activity. I love to go to the corec and get in a pick up basketball game for a few hours. (Side note: open gym times are Monday, Wed., & Friday's around noon). If I can't make it to the Rec I will take Layla on a long walk....

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