200 Ways to Improve Your Nutrition

200 Ways to Improve Your Nutrition

200 Ways to Improve Your Daily Nutrition Why is nutrition so easy for some... and so much more difficult for others? Hint hint, it's not likely superhero willpower. According to research from Wansink & Sobal (2007) we make around 200 decisions per day related to...

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Why You (And Even Your Grandma) Need A Coach

Why You (And Even Your Grandma) Need A Coach

Most people think having a coach is reserved for serious athletes.  Those individuals whose livelyhood depends on it- and yes, I agree 100%, they need a coach to optimize their sport specific performance.  But how about the 40 year old soccer mom just trying to get...

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Coaching: Knowledge is Power (And where to find it)

Coaching: Knowledge is Power (And where to find it)

I had the privilege this summer to attend two very different coaching seminars.  This gave me great perspective comparing the programs and their teachings.  Without further adieu, here's the rundown of... OPEX vs CROSSFIT  Now to be fair, the OPEX program I completed...

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Why Paleo Is Making You Fat

Why Paleo Is Making You Fat

It's an interesting cycle to watch: You start CrossFitting--> You get fitter and more interested in your overall health. You hear about this buzzword "Paleo", become interested in also improving your nutrition and dive all-in to the Caveman eating plan.  Grains,...

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Overcoming Injuries

Overcoming Injuries

Injuries...I hate to break it to you, but they're going to happen. As an athlete, or even a weekend warrior, at some point you will get injured, and that's okay. Yes, some injuries can be prevented via smart programming, mobility work, and avoiding overtraining, but...

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Oh Heavey Fancy!

Oh Heavey Fancy!

So, disclaimer here, I'm about to brag... about Heavey. 'Cuz he got fancy. Some of you know, some of you don't, but the life of Mr and Mrs Heavey Duty has been far from "normal" to say the least.  We started off normal with college, grad school, 9-5 corporate jobs and...

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Sprinklers: The key to motivation, happiness, and gainz.

Sprinklers: The key to motivation, happiness, and gainz.

  Ah, motivation.  Motivation to move, to work, to workout.  To be...productive. Often times, it can be buried underneath everyday life.  Hard to find at times, and if you disagree with that statement- you’re lying to yourself. If you’re a coach working with...

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Finding Your Six-Pack… With Cereal.

Finding Your Six-Pack… With Cereal.

I used to be a devoted paleo/primal worshiper...I'm not anymore. Do I still feel a grain-free unprocessed diet is optimal for longevity and health?  Absolutely without a doubt. Do I preach that to my nutrition clients?  Kinda-sorta. Why? Because my #1 priority for my...

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