Passion Redefined

Drone footage of me riding some local dirt jumps. What is your passion? One of mine is riding bmx bikes…yes, those “little kid bikes” but it’s much more than that. Riding bmx takes constant practice, full-body coordination, courage, attention to detail and a focus on progression. As much as I love the sport, I love…

Protein Pudding Power Shake

Blend 2-4 scoops of your favorite protein powder with 1/2 cup of raw oats, 2-4 Tbs of sugar-free/fat-free/instant JELL-O pudding mix, 12oz of ice-cold water and enjoy! The pudding comes in countless flavors and adds a level of creaminess and smoothness that is second to none! Keep things simple, be creative and attack your goals…you…

Do you Walk or Talk?

Despite the countless “fit-motivation” quotes, endless fitness trends, people posting bathroom and gym-mirror selfies on every social media platform; sedentary lifestyle habits and obesity rates continue to rise. With health, fitness, exercise and dieting being one of the more viewed, shared and researched topics, you would think that participation and success rates would be on…

Safe Storage

As the snowboarding season winds down, it’s time to start thinking about how to safely store your board. These little slivers of snow fun aren’t cheap, so you have to take care of them. Here are some great tips by the people who started it all…Burton Snowboards: http://bit.ly/1RSpsmY

Fit-Success: Start Slow-Progress Fast

There is a tendency to think that a healthy lifestyle means that you have to make massive changes, work at very high levels of intensity and to follow the trends. That may be the case for some specific instances but for most people, basic and consistent physical activity will do the trick. The human body…

Effort…it is what it is!

There is a misconception surrounding a healthy, active lifestyle. It isn’t always perky smiles, trendy clothes, Instagram selfies or the post workout glow that is often depicted online, on tv and countless social media platforms. Exercising before or after work, exercising during your lunch hour or loading up the car at 4:30 am on the…

“Weekend Warrior” Momentum…Use it!

How many times have you had a “weekend warrior” experience where you performed an activity session or sport that you haven’t done before or in a long time that left you sore for days and absolutely positive that “you will never do that again?” Listen closely…don’t squander these golden opportunities! I haven’t done a serious…

Best Way to Get Fit!

Simply put, there is no “one way” to get fit which is a beautiful truth! There is a broad spectrum of physical activity just waiting for you to explore. Through word of mouth, the internet, social media and television; it is far too easy to be fooled into believing that there is one path to success. Don’t…

Winter+Excuses=No Progress

Unless you have a rock-solid medical excuse…cold, wet, blustery weather is no excuse for not getting outside and active. Sarcastically yet frankly speaking, there are these things called coats, hats, gloves and countless other types of cold weather gear that make it possible and quite comfy to get out and active no matter what mother…

20 Minute Magic? Yes!

Good news,  just 20 minutes of walking is the sweet spot for building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Yes, you can always participate in longer, more intense and different forms of physical activity but for overall basic health, a daily walk for 20 minutes has been shown to be the time frame that works for…

Trail Run Tuesday: Just Bring You

  As you might have noticed, we are big proponents of hiking and trail-running. There is a reason why people get hooked on one or both disciplines just after one time on a trail…it is the sounds, the smells, the views, the great workout and each experience brings you close to nature! There is something…

Fit Basics: The First Step is the Biggest Step!

If you are looking to begin an exercise program, the hardest part of the process is well…beginning an exercise program! There are so many options to explore and from every angle, people are touting a specific program as the “best way” to achieve results. With so many options to choose from, many people get frustrated…