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Thursday Q&A: When Is The Best Time To Work Out?

This week’s #ThursdayQandA is one of the most common questions I get: “When is the best time to work out?” Whenever works best for your schedule. That’s it. End of blog. Just kidding. But not really. That IS an accurate one-sentence summary. At the end of the day, your body doesn’t really care...
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Top 5 Tips For Keeping A Low Profile In The Gym

I hear a lot of people say they’re intimidated by the gym. Other people say it makes them uncomfortable when they do bring themselves to actually step foot in one- an accomplishment in itself! I certainly was both of those things when I first walked into a gym in Santa Barbara nearly ten years ago...
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5 Tips to Make Eating Fruits and Vegetables More Awesome

Today’s #NutritionTipTuesday may seem obvious. Yet as a nutrition coach, I can tell you most people do not get their fruits and veggies on a regular basis. Do I even need to explain why they’re good for you? I mean, we all heard it growing up, right? Seems a little unnecessary since I’ve literally...
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Improve Your Posture in 6 Seconds With These 6 “Checkpoints”

It’s #MobilityMonday and today we’re talking posture! We’ve all heard of it. I regularly hear people say “I have bad posture” and then do nothing about it, so I wanted to show you what to do about it. It’s 6 simple checkpoints. By practicing them a few times you will get a feel for it and soon be...
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4 Moves That Can Help You Feel Better In 5 Minutes

Today’s #FridayFlow can be done by anyone any time, and should be done by everyone every day. At least that’s what I think. I’m a little biased though, since I see so many awesome results with clients and this is a part of their routine, whether it’s a 20-something about to set a new personal best...
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Thursday Q&A: Working Out Smart at 40+ Years Old?

Today’s #ThursdayQandA comes from a 42 year-old Rockaholic looking to get in shape for summer. My personal training approach uses the same framework that I use for my 83 year-old client. Smart training is smart training, and it’s always a good idea. Training smart just becomes more important as you...
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The Top 5 Black Label Society Songs to Fuel Your Next Workout

We’re a couple months away from the 20th anniversary of Black Label Society unleashing their debut album Sonic Brew on the world. If I had any patience I’d release this blog then and it’d be more fitting, but I don’t. And something about the new Mark Morton song featuring Mark Lanegan, Axis - which...
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A Better Approach to Eating Healthier, and Staying Sane in the Process

#NutritionTipTuesday is all about eating healthier. Most people I know would like to eat healthier, but are overwhelmed by the process of figuring out how to eat healthier. I get it. There’s a lot to keep track of, and a lot of approaches promising results. Today, I wanted to simplify all that down...
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Shoulder Pain is Becoming More and More Common. Here's What to Do About It.

It’s no secret that shoulder pain is on the rise in 2019. Our "technology posture" from sitting on our phones, computers, and tablets is wreaking havoc on this awesome part of the body as we sit hunched forward to type, tap, and scroll away. Luckily, it doesn’t take much effort to address this. If...
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How An 83 Year Old Built A Badass Squat

In lieu of a #FridayFlow this week, I was given permission by my client George to share this picture of him at the bottom of a squat. I know it's already the cover photo but check it out again because I'm proud of him: It really fires me up because it's a good-looking squat. You should've seen the...
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