Are you getting enough quality sleep?

Are you getting enough quality sleep?

This is a topic near and dear to my heart. Sleep. Why do we need sleep? How much of it do we need? How do we get the best quality sleep possible? These are all questions that I’ll cover in today’s post. But before I get to those questions, I want to address some...
Overcoming your fear of the gym

Overcoming your fear of the gym

When it comes down to it, much of what prevents people from embarking on a journey to become more fit and healthy is FEAR: Fear of the unknown, fear of failure, fear of getting injured, fear of not fitting in, fear of embarrassing yourself… Much of this fear may be...
Do you read food nutrition labels?

Do you read food nutrition labels?

Have you ever wondered how to decipher a food nutrition label? Or did you even know that these nutrition labels exist? Perhaps you do, but you decide to buy that particular item you’re staring at on the shelf in the grocery store because it’s on sale and you think to...
Self-Esteem, Health, and Fitness

Self-Esteem, Health, and Fitness

One of the most interesting things that distinguishes humans from the rest of the animal world is our awareness of the self—and our ability to form an identity. And once we do, then we decide whether we like that identity or not. Unfortunately, humans have a capacity...
3 mobilizations you should be doing daily

3 mobilizations you should be doing daily

If your New Year’s resolution doesn’t include more mobility on the reg…well, it should. Unfortunately, our modern way of life predisposes us to being more sedentary than human beings were designed to be. Many of us are stuck in the same position due to what is...
Just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s effective

Just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s effective

One of the biggest misconceptions I have witnessed when it comes to concepts people embrace about what is helping their fitness is that they need to feel crushed, destroyed, and sore all over from a workout for it to have been an effective day at the gym. I’ve heard...