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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…

Studies Have Shown…

When it comes to physical activity and health, the phrase “studies have shown” is tossed around more often than any phrase known to mankind! While studies are very helpful in many instances, in many ways they are not. Our society likes to analyze everything then analyze how we analyzed what we analyzed…you following along here? No matter what…

#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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…