How to do Pushups

The pushup is a bodyweight exercise that tells a story.   Pushups are one of the least glamorous movements I can think of, yet are one of the most difficult to execute properly. Performing them well tells me a lot about your athletic foundation.   I rely on pushups to...

Start today

If you’re focusing on fat loss, building muscle or improving your health in some way, keep this in mind: It will likely take you months, and possibly years to get the results you want. Most people don’t want to hear that, and I get it. Try not to let this discourage...

Accountability: The missing piece

The most common reason people fail to achieve their fitness goals is because they have zero accountability.   You might know what to do, after all there are millions of resources online, and YouTube is pretty much all you need. The problem is, you don’t do any...

Do food choices matter? Day 12

When I was a freshman in High School I became a Lacto Ovo vegetarian. I cut out meat and fish but still consumed eggs and dairy.  I’d grown increasingly interested in nutrition and how the different macronutrients impacted energy and overall health, and I felt...

Track Everything: Day 9

In yesterday’s post I discussed how your plan can sometimes fall apart, no matter how well you prepare.  I found myself snacking on random things after we returned home from Hatcher Pass yesterday afternoon, and while nothing I ate was terrible, I didn’t...

When the plan falls apart: Day 8

I’m back from a whirlwind trip to a Hatcher Pass, Alaska. It’s a beautiful area up in the mountains located about 60 miles north of Anchorage.  This is one of our favorite areas to hike with our dogs because the views are incredible and the vibe is...