“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…

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…

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…

Person of the Week: Grady Sizemore

Microfracture surgeries on both knees, a third knee procedure, back surgery, elbow surgery and two Sports Hernia operations. After making it to the big leagues of Major League Baseball in 2004, that is what standout pro baseball player Grady Sizemore has endured. He was one of the more gifted players in Baseball. For those of…

Flavor Bomb your Protein Shake

In a flavor-conscious world, people want great flavor to make an otherwise boring protein shake a joy to drink on a consistent basis. Many protein mixes fall short when it comes to providing that rare blend of smooth, creamy and delicious. We have a solution! Add a Tablespoon or two of Instant Sugar-Free Fat-Free Jell-O…

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.  

No Time-No Excuse

In a world that is increasingly taking up more of our time, it is easy to fool yourself into believing that you don’t have enough time to exercise which is nonsense. We make the time for the things we deem important in our lives. Not having enough time is based on the myth that you…

Physical Activity Revolution?

Take a deep breath and savor this moment people because you are right in the middle of a silent revolution with regard to physical activity, health & fitness. The days of rigid programs and the so-called “best way to do things” are starting to fall victim to a more expansive and diverse mindset when it…

The Secret to Supplementation

Aside from the obvious which is to choose supplements wisely, modestly and to back things up with solid nutrition, the true secret to any successful supplementation program is actually taking them. Many people go to great lengths to choose and purchase supplements then fail to actually use them. One of the main culprits is losing…

The Weight-Loss Myth: Part 1

Millions of people view weight loss as the pot of gold at the end of the fitness rainbow yet despite the millions of pounds lost each year, there are just as many pounds gained. Something is missing. The health & fitness industry produces over 60 billion a year in revenue while our country’s level of…