Day 59 of quarantine. Self-isolation? Social distancing? I don't know what we're calling it these days. I have a post-it note on my fridge that I’m using to keep track of the days. Every morning, I add a hashmark. I plan to frame it when this is over so when my great grandchildren complain ... Read More about Reflecting on Life in Quarantine
I'm my own success story. This is the story of how I went from a 245lb unhealthy and miserable college student to a 170lb happy, healthy 34-year-old athlete. I went from 245lbs in college (circa 2008 when I finally weighed myself) to as low as 155lbs doing lots of cardio (circa 2016) to ... Read More about I’m My Own Success Story
Today is one of those days where I want to write something to share in this space, but the blank page taunts me. Ideas float through my mind, but none strike me as something I want to pursue, at least not today. And so, I’m just going to type. I do this sometimes, when I’m writing a story. I always ... Read More about Living Life Without An Outline
On occasion, I like to write one of these “if we were having coffee” posts. The idea is to share what’s going on in my life the way I would share over a cup of coffee with a friend. Given our current self-quarantine situation, it feels like the perfect time to have a cup of coffee with you. If ... Read More about If We Were Having Coffee – Quarantine Edition (Vol. 6)
Functional fitness is a phrase tossed around the health and fitness industry often and not always with explanation (or used correctly). It’s my belief that every fitness program should be three things: progressive, functional, and have a purpose. I wrote about the importance of progressive overload ... Read More about What is Functional Fitness?