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Hammer and Nails

As the old saying goes: “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you approach every problem as if it were a nail.” I hold this statement with great meaning in regard to our #health. We approach #healthbuilding through #exercise, #nutrition, #lifestyle, #sleep, and #stressreduction. But in the hurry of the present moment, we […]

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Balance

Balance I’ve always found the word “balance” to be nebulous. Finding equilibrium in #diet, #exercise, #work, and #play, is less of a give and take, and more a sustained effort to know thyself. In combatting #adrenalfatigue, my plan of action has been simple: use both subjective and objective measurements to know what type of #movement my body needs for that day. With #nutrition, […]

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The Workout Ends When Your Body is Recovered

The Workout Ends When Your Body is Recovered Simple right? Easy to practice? Yes. Done Correctly? No. Historically I have been guilty of pushing myself too hard without allowing adequate recovery. In my early 20’s, senior trainers would often tell me that I would have to reexamine my body’s needs and current desire to “go […]

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The Path to Healing Elbow Tendonitis

What can I say about Scott Olsen… When my 3.5 year battle with elbow tendonitis flared up from daily rock climbing, I reached out to social media for advice. My good friend Scott Olsen immediately offered his expertise. Scott is a magician when it comes to body work, postural restoration, and sports therapy. I couldn’t […]

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The Double Snatch Ladder Challenge

Here it is… The Double Snatch Ladder Challenge This workout was brutal. You will start at one repetition and end at five repetitions. Each set will consist of a double front raise to chest level, to head level, then a proper double snatch. Each set will be ended with a double press respective to each […]

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Training From All Angles

Instagram Video Training from all Angles As my knowledge of training deepens, I’m tasked with providing my clients streamlined programming, strategic form improvements, and lasting results. An advantage that my in-person clients have is realtime feedback. Form corrections can be made on the fly to adjust positioning and troubleshoot difficult movements. My online clients must […]

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You Would Finally See Me

If I could only show you my mind, you would finally see me. Our physical appearance is the manifestation of how we live our lives. Our exercise, our nutrition, our mindset, lives through the shine of our skin, the glow of our eye, and the muscle on our body. But what is a beautiful body […]

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You Have to Live a Little

You Have to Live a Little I get a lot of shit for how I eat. People always tell me, “you have to live a little,” in regard to eating junk food… I disagree. Isn’t climbing rocks, deadlifting, adventuring, and traveling “living a little?” I don’t see living as spiking my blood sugar and putting […]

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Show up

Show up It’s as simple as that. Take note of what is serving you, how you can be better, and how you can positively affect the world around you. It’s too easy to put off that task for another day, say “oh just one more bite,” or prolong toxic relationships. I have found beauty in […]

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