Fitness Fluctuates

Fitness Fluctuates

I weighed 15-20 lbs. lighter when I was an athlete. I was wrestling so I was intentionally cutting weight. Judging by the numbers on the scale, I might say I am not as fit or as healthy as I was during my wrestling career but I am healthy. I just biked 400 miles in 6...
Why Alchemy

Why Alchemy

Alchemy is a medieval term that referred to the practice of turning elements into gold. Essentially, alchemy means transformation. As a Strength Coach, it is my job to help transform the physiology of athletes so they can be successful. Beyond our physical training...
Tune In

Tune In

Notice something different today. Maybe a smell or a sight that you experience every day on your commute to work but you are not aware of it. Experience the mundane. This morning I noticed the birds outside my house when I poured my morning coffee. Share what you...
Stress Is Good

Stress Is Good

Let us start by thinking of muscle development. We exercise, we are sore, and over time our muscles grow. We adapt. If we performed the same workout program for the rest of our lives, we would no longer have to adapt to new stress and our growth would plateau. The...
Life is Not About Balance

Life is Not About Balance

Most of us have probably encountered the saying: “Life is all about balance.” While it sounds nice, the longer I live, the more I realize, life is not a balancing act. The goal is not to find equilibrium between spending and saving, work and life, relaxation and...