|Posted on October 10, 2018 at 4:40 PM||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!
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|Posted on September 28, 2018 at 7:45 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 13, 2017 at 3:25 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 28, 2016 at 10:50 AM||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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|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 5:55 PM||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.
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|Posted on August 19, 2016 at 5:05 PM||comments (0)|
A brief overview of sedentary lifestyle behaviors and their health outcomes
McCombs, Brandon W.
Sedentary behavior and leisure time sitting have increased over the last few decades. As a ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 24, 2016 at 1:35 PM||comments (0)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 14, 2016 at 3:40 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 5, 2016 at 5:30 PM||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....Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
I have been consistently following a yoga program called ROMWOD for the last three weeks and it has made me feel so much better throughout my day to day. Many of you may or may not already know but I suffer from sciatica (occassionally) and periformis syndrome. ROMWOD allows me to do their program at any time which is nice since my schedule changes very often working full time as a p...Read Full Post »