6 Steps to becoming a master at the meal prep, and two meal prep ideas to get you started

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Whether or not people are truly as “busy” as we advertise, we all seem to like to talk about how busy and crazy our lives are… For some of us, it might actually be true. Often times, the result of our business is that our intention…

What research says about our need to compare ourselves to others, and how it might be affecting your happiness at the gym

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Competition is a strange thing: It’s natural and it’s healthy. Until it’s not. It’s healthy when I see clients pushing themselves a little harder at the end of a rowing workout to keep up with the person next to them. It’s less…

Maximize your performance through a perfectly planned pace

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One of the biggest mistakes athletes make—especially inexperienced ones—is mis-pacing their conditioning workouts. They go out too hard and hit a wall. It’s painful for the athlete, and almost as painful for the coach to watch.  The…

The Carbonated Water CRAZE is in Full Effect: Is it Healthy?

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Perrier and Club Soda used to dominate the carbonated water market. But in recent years—probably because we are now more convinced than ever that sugar is evil—new brands of carbonated water have slowly been taking over the shelves, one…

How to ensure your seafood is “Sashimi Grade”

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Sashimi Grade is the gold standard, a gauge that lets you know whether seafood is safe to eat raw, right? That’s what I used to think, too. I assumed sashimi grade was some kind of regulated and measurable label, like Extra Virgin Olive…

Why You Don't Need More Discipline

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World renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin, who passed away in 2018, was always full of controversial ideas, such as his theory about vegans having a lower IQ. But he also had a ton to teach others about strength training, and life in…

Fitness Over 50: Beyond Cardio

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Whenever I meet people in their 50s and 60s and they ask me about fitness, they all seem to hold the same belief: The most important piece of the fitness puzzle for people of their demographic is cardio, they think. If their cardiovascular…

Does Screentime Matter?

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Does screentime matter? When it comes to screen time, statistics are rather shocking: A 2016 study done by the research firm Dscout (https://blog.dscout.com/mobile-touches) revealed the average phone user touches his phone more than 2,600 times…

WODtoberfest 2018

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A great success once again. Thank you to all the athletes and volunteers who spend the time and energy to partake in the 6th Annual WODtoberfest. Donec quam felis, ultricies nec, pellentesque eu, pretium quis, sem. Nulla consequat massa…

Camping Rules

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Follow “camping rules” this holiday season: Start the new year in a cleaner, better place than you ended the last year. Food comas, wine hangovers and lazy Netflix days spent inside sipping Baileys in your morning coffee. OK, maybe a walk…