Explore”More”

When you think of active lifestyles, it is far too easy to think of gym memberships, food fads, perfect bodies, protein smoothies and trendy yoga classes before or after work. Friends, there is so much more than the norm! It is quite shocking how narrow of a mindset that people have when it comes to…

Quit Searching Start Creating!

We will keep it brief on this fine Friday and just say that the never-ending and annoying trend of motivational quotes coming at us on every social media stream, computer and smartphone is getting out of hand…not to mention a waste of precious time. Ever heard the saying “Words detached from experience=Nothing”…? Well, “nothing” could…

Are you Living or Existing?

Some people understand it from day one, others never do. Hopefully, all of us can get to the point to where we are living and thriving “in the moment” and in line with our passions and callings. Getting to that blissful point in life often requires a journey of ups, downs and varying degrees of…

#1 key to an active lifestyle!

The key to an active lifestyle isn’t in web and Instagram posts with ripped dudes flexing in mirrors or women posting pictures of their butts in every photo then calling themselves “experts,” “motivators” and “influencers” who are helping you. Wrong, they are trying to help themselves. All the answers and success will come from you and…

4 Ways to Finally Stay Physically Active

Everyone is an athlete on sunny days or when the timing is perfect for exercise or an outdoor adventure…but what about on rainy days or when you’re sleep deprived, tired from long work hours or simply don’t feel like doing a damn thing? What about when there are no friends available for a walk, run…

What is your “Day to Day?”

It is very important to both ask and answer that very question when it comes to your physical activity and nutritional habits because what you do on a consistent basis is what your body, mind and overall health will reflect…period. At Physical Thread, we’re not going to give you a polished, catchy little bit of…

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…

“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…

Set it Up Sunday

Every Sunday is Set it Up Sunday which is the day we encourage you to make your upcoming week and life easier by: getting your healthy meals prepared and stored, whatever supplements you use ready to go, your healthy snacks packed and ready to go, your workout clothes washed/packed and ready to go, your workouts and activities planned and…

The Pro-files: Ben Hucke

  Portland, Oregon- Professional BMX bicycle rider Ben Hucke has been a big name in the sport for many years. Aside from the sponsors, the fame, the fun, the world travel, the countless tricks and exciting lifestyle…he is very dedicated to his overall health and fitness. It is often too easy to assume that an…

3 Ways to Get and Stay Fit

  Like countless others, it would be a safe bet to assume that you have been in and out of numerous fitness routines, trends and supplement programs with little to nothing to show for it other than less money in your pocket! As with anything else in life, the difference between success and failure comes…

Don’t Blow It

A recent article in USA TODAY, listed the top 20 ways Americans are blowing their money: http://usat.ly/1kYvRuO It was interesting that 6 out of the 20 ways listed involved health, fitness and nutrition. This is just another example of how our health and nutritional habits are involved in everything that we do.