“Vente skinny pumpkin spice latte with extra whip, please… and four cake pops.. for my, uh, cat.” Mmm, coffee. The magic bean that gave life to all nighters in the library. What is coffee though and why does it keep us coming back for more? As most of us know, coffee contains a well known … More Caffeine, Friend or Foe?
Minimalist Shoes. What are those you say, bruh? I’m a big fan of minimalist shoes for a lot of reasons. Along my journey, incorporating minimalist footwear has: Helped enormously with my posture Helped with knee aches and pains Resolved a nagging and tight gastrocnemius. Helped some low back aches. Helped with hip mobility, structure, and … More Don’t Diss My Flip Flops: My thoughts on minimalist shoes
Nutrient dense foods are the way to go. We’re talking strawberries, mangos, broccoli, quinoa, onions, bluebe.. No, Alan, we’re talking about my favorite food. In a past presentation I gave regarding how micronutrients can positively impact our DNA and overall health, I specifically talked about the reasons why eating a whole food diet is so … More Go Bananas For Bananas
What’s your path? Where do you turn? Do you go left, right…stay put? “So what do YOU want to be when you grow up?” Says the teacher to the kid as they drool on a mouth full of legos. Chances are, that questions means nothing.. Yet. One thing we can all relate to is the … More Advice to a younger me.
Oh boy, I’m feeling it. Gah, my chest.. why do I feel like a train hit me? Ever say this to yourself after what seemed to be a good workout but later feel like the poo emoji? Well, join the club. Keeping Workout Intensity and Volume In Check For Hypertrophy/Strength Emphasis. Essentially, intensity and volume … More Making Training Adjustments.
Breaks Bags stacked high by the garage door The boy wept loud as tears smacked the floor “Don’t leave, don’t go. you’re leaving us why?!” The mom stared blank no words no reply. She thought for a moment, then opened her lips “I need time away for a little bit.” The boy’s mouth dropped, … More Breaks; my loss
Vibrational energy, attraction, and the power of the mind are such powerful tools we have to make each and every day blissful. Love. So awesome. It really is. It’s like a double edged sword as I’m sure we all can relate. No matter how hard we try, when we love, we become vulnerable. Vulnerable to … More Love; my rant.
“Meh… gotta add another 10 miles to todays ride” I say to myself coming off 4 hours of sleep getting back from Chicago early this morning. I’m feeling it today. Glutes are really sore from yesterdays leg training consisting of sprints, pistol squats, and lots of lower body dynamic movements. As I question my programming … More Progressive Overload and Overreaching.
I ❤ Handstands. I fell in love with bodyweight training ever since I started breakdancing way back in my early teens. There was something so cool about having crazy body control and flexibility to me that training and working out began to make sense. I developed a purpose for my training and was instantly hooked … More Bodyweight Training Progress.
So.. I’m back. Why, Yes.. Back again. Heck- tell a friend. I stole that from the great Eminem. Just call me skittle. In all seriousness, I am back. Back in school. Being away for roughly a year has made me reflect back on all my undergraduate studies, the hours in the library, and … More Science Classes to Make-You-Go-Mad.