Getting Back to Basics

Sometimes, in our efforts to push the envelope in our training and nutrition, we tend to get away from the most basic and fundamental things. By avoiding the basics, we are neglecting the tried and true, well researched aspects of fitness and wellness, and very likely, the Holy Grail of…

What’s the Best Diet?

You are unique. There is no single "best" diet for everyone. There are, however, basic principles under which all people can benefit, and which should be used to create the best nutrition program for you. NUTRITION: Eat whole, minimally processed or unprocessed foods. Organic is ideal. Focus on vegetables. Get…

Is Inflammation Always a Bad Thing?

Heart disease is caused by inflammation, so is  High Blood Pressure, stroke, asthma, allergies, pain from injury, and most chronic disease. In fact, even the symptoms you get from a cold (stuffy nose, tight chest, difficulty breathing, etc) is the result of inflammation. Many of the medications that we take…

Just Breathe…

It's incredible the amount of stress that the average American finds themselves under each day. It starts with our alarms waking us up. Then, we frantically run around the house getting our kids ready for school, wolfing down our breakfasts (often standing up), chugging coffee, and rushing. Of course, we…

Navigating the Wild West of Interval Training | An Excerpt from my bestselling book, Becoming Vitruvian Man

Navigating the Wild West of Interval Training | An Excerpt from my bestselling book, Becoming Vitruvian Man In my book, Becoming Vitruvian Man, I dissect one of the most talked about topics in the last few years- interval training. I called this chapter "Navigating the Wild West of Interval Training"…

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