Monthly Archive:: April 2016

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How to Reframe Dietary Rules for Greater Success

Most people associate diets with restriction. Whether that be by limiting the amount you can eat or providing a laundry list of foods that you are not allowed to consume. We have all heard someone on a diet say at some point, “Oh, I can’t have that,”

Deadlift and Squat “Fun”isher

I’ve got a little variety for you in today’s finisher. Variety is good in small doses. Sometimes I’m guilty of programming too much variety in my workouts though, which can lead to quite a bit of sweating, but not much in the way of results. Instead, sprinkling

Bodyweight Core Challenge “Fun”isher

I have been doing a lot of kettlebell training as of late. Pretty much exclusively the last 5 months and 6 days a week for the last month or so. Training is going well. Skills are improving. Weights are increasing. Performed my first 70 lb turkish get

How to Decipher a Food Label

It is amazing how confusing dieting has become for the average person these days. Scan the news headlines touting the “newest” studies for just a few hours or watch Dr. Oz for a few weeks and you’re likely to find enough conflicting directions to make your head

Rocking, Swinging, and Burpee “Fun”isher

I have been on a steady diet of kettlebell swings and get ups for the last month so it’s only natural to include some swings in one of these weekly finishers. While I’ve been focusing on form and power generation in my main sets, this versatile exercise

Kettlebell Thruster and Burpee “Fun”isher

The crossfit open wrapped up a few weeks ago and while I don’t “Do” crossfit specifically, I dabble with some of their workouts from time to time. I need to work on my mobility and someday I will work with coach to refine on my olympic lifts

Delayed Gratification: The Key to Attaining Your Goals

Contrary to the late night infomercials you are not going to find your six pack in a matter of minutes. Neither are you going to completely transform you body in seven days. Sure you can make a ton of noticeable progress quickly, but after that time period

Kettlebell and Pullup “Fun”isher

So I’m a day late with the Friday workout again. Still getting used to the new schedule. Working and working out…seems about all I do these days. It’s Saturday and I was still up at 5:30 for a workout before spending some quality time with family today.