Pressing Matrix

Strength from all angles.   Kettlebells USA is my bell of choice – the feel and balance of these bells is undeniable and gets me stoked to train.   To build the bent and military press, I like to attack pushing movements from all angles. By varying movements in this “pressing matrix,” one can maximize […]

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2017 – Nutrition Update

Written on July 31, 2017 – Cartagena, Colombia. 2017 – Nutrition Update It’s raining cats and dogs here in Cartagena… this weather has inspired some fundamental thinking time for me… Today’s reflections are on nutrition. Earlier this year, I wanted to get to my natural weight. I’ve always been around 167lbs at 5′ 10″, but […]

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Core Centricity

Practical Thoughts on Aesthetics, Training, and Lifestyle What’s the first thing that enters your head when you hear the word “core?” You probably think of washboard abs, fitness models, and a summer-ready, beach body. I don’t blame you. Well-defined, washboard abs are the epitome of the conditioned body. But it is with regret that I […]

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Indulge in Life, Not Cookies

What do you find value in? There is no wrong answer here – as long as your goals provide you with lasting self- worth. To apply successful dieting and regular movement, I want you to think of the path of least resistance. Is your life’s mission to eat cookies, drink beer, and Netflix and chill? […]

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The Kitchen to the Kettlebell

3 Six-Pack Hacks for Mindful Nutrition and Movement Health It all starts with purpose: develop healthy and sustainable eating habits while building the body of your dreams. Our purpose-driven goals seem simple enough: stick to a diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods, and stay consistent in our movement efforts. As a strength & conditioning coach […]

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How to Kettlebell Swing

How to Kettlebell Swing Here is a brief tutorial on the hard style kettlebell swing. The swing is one of my favorite exercises because it has tremendous benefits to power development, conditioning, strength, and is safe for both novice and expert athletes. Tools and Resources Used in This Video ———— Resource #1: hip hinge against […]

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Natural San Diego: 5 Hiking Destinations

San Diego’s diverse geographies provide a backdrop of beauty to our city, but also present a canvas to the outdoor enthusiast. Minimal investment is required to become an amateur hiker: a solid pair of shoes, a researched destination, and a willingness to adventure. Since summer is prime hiking season, dust, noise, and crowds can be […]

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