Posts in the Category "Off Topic"


Chair hip opener

You all know I am big on getting up during the day and moving around/stretching. I work from home now and am lucky that I can take conference calls while I stretch, but most do not have that type of freedom. Here’s a great hip stretch you can do while sitting in your office chair… Read more →


You can complain or you can strategize

I realize that you can’t control the weather, but you can control how you weather the storm. Complaints get you nowhere, so try proposing a solution. Next time you go to complain about how results aren’t coming fast enough, hormone problems aren’t fair, you’re too busy, too tired, too hungry; also look at potential solutions… Read more →



Opportunity Cost

“the unrealized flow of utility from the alternatives a choice displaces” (Frederick, Novemsky, Wang, Dhar, & Nowlis, 2009). I saw this on a blog yesterday (credit to Justin Kompf and Tony Gentilcore) and I thought it was great and “on point”. To reach (even maintain) health and physique goals, there are choices-a lifestyle design-which must.. Read more →


Fat Loss Plateaus and Stalls

If the drop in scale weight has slowed or completely stalled, here are some random thoughts and insights, in no particular order, to help you wrap your head around it and, more importantly, what to actually do about. 1. One, the scale number doesn’t tell the entire story. There is a reason we here at.. Read more →


Quadratus Lumborum

Sounds fancy, but what is it? It’s arguably of of the most important muscles in the body due to its role in spinal stabilization, yet it is so commonly neglected and hardly ever directly targeted. Over the next couple of days I’ll be showing you a few exercises you can add into your warm up.. Read more →