I always wanted a six pack. Each new year would bring about this new goal with a fresh state of mind. Being fit, feeling fit, and most importantly, looking fit. These would now be the focus…. but mostly looking fit. And it felt good. It feels good making these promises and feeling like you’ve got so much to look … Continue reading Habits > Resolutions: How to Make Your 2020 Resolutions Stick
Stories are powerful. They help us imagine, feel and go so far as to give us meaning and purpose. In his masterpiece, Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari credits humans’ survival on this planet to our ability to collectively believe in stories. And often, it’s only through the grandest of myths that we find meaning and collaboration. … Continue reading The Game Changers: A Review
The time is nearly here. For some it’s the first step to the Crossfit Games, for many it’s a chance to show off their year of fitness, and for most it’s a chance throw down with their community and test themselves in a competitive state. Yes, the Open means something different for each of us, but we should … Continue reading How to Fuel in the Crossfit Open
Crossfit and paleo, two concepts that have grown side by side for the past fifteen years. Two market driven movements that promote health, minimalism, community, and two movements that are as controversial as they effective. Having high stakes in both of these (I coach crossfit and use a paleo template in my nutrition coaching), I have … Continue reading Paleo and Crossfit… Can They Coexist?
In our last post we learnt that testosterone isn’t just for muscle heads and is vitally important for female and male health. If you haven’t read this, then do the right thing and check it out here. So we know that healthy T levels are linked with bone health, mood, cognition, motivation, weight management and muscle mass. This means … Continue reading How to Increase Your Testosterone…. Naturally
I’ve travelled quite a bit over the past few years. My trips have been mainly party oriented with virtually no thought of fitness…. then comes the plane trip home and I think “Oh shit, I’ve got some work to do.” On my latest trip, however (8 months in South America), I began to ask questions … Continue reading The Art of Healthy Backpacking II: Fitness