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“Why don’t we bench press more often?” It’s a common question in the CrossFit world and at our gym. A once well-known benchmark of overall strength, the bench press went from being the absolute measuring stick of men, to somewhat of a back-burner piece that is hardly used in fitness, today. Here’s why… The Pros

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I first heard of CrossFit when I started experimenting with the paleo diet, back in 2012. At that time, I weighed 350lbs and I was super intimidated by CrossFit and never thought I would actually end up doing it… Fast forward three years later to 2015. I was able to lose over 50lbs just by including some

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Abs. Everyone wants them. It seems logical to get them, we need to train them. Them  – the abs. So most trainers send their clients on a schedule of “core exercises” to get that blazing hot summer body but, what if that’s all a load of shit… The “core” is the collection of muscles that

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Most of us associate green tea with quiet, peaceful practices. Yogis, monks, Japanese elders and grandmothers worldwide are common culprits but, what about everyone else? Well I’m here to tell you that green tea, especially matcha, offers up a LOAD of additional benefits, from helping prevent cancer, to increasing your gains. Check it out… First, let’s go

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With the new year in full effect, many of us have volunteered for challenging resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions in the health and fitness world is some form of “diet.” While we like to encourage a lifestyle change (not temporary food changes) Whole30 is actually a little more like a diet – designed

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Healthy eating begins with what you bring into your home as options to use. It’s simple for someone to tell you to pick the right foods, but when you go into the grocery store, farmer’s market, co-op, etc, it’s important to go in with a plan. Below are some easy ways to make grocery shopping

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Research says you’re 10x more likely to solidify a change in behavior by making a New Years Resolution vs if you didn’t make a start-of-the-year vow. TEN TIMES. Not too shabby. Seems like you’re off to a great START. In order to achieve goals/change, we have to set GOALS and identify our desired change. Nearly 45% percent

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Whole30 is all the buzz. It offers and points to countless benefits like losing weight, fighting disease and directs its focus to “resetting” the body over 30 days of “clean eating.” So, what exactly is Whole30? Whole30 is a short-term nutrition reset, designed to help you put an end to unhealthy cravings and habits, restore a

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