The Best In-Home Mini Band Exercises

Mini Bands- referring to the smaller variety (commonly wrapped around the legs), are incredibly useful tools for in-home workouts.  In this brief post, I will go over 2 of my favorite moves that you can do in your living room. * If you don’t have mini bands of...

Why you need a Food Journal

      A food journal can be massively useful for beginners on their journey to weight loss.  Most people have no idea how many calories they consume, let alone what foods they even ate that day.  Diet plays a huge role in fat loss, muscle gain, and overall health in...

Why Excessive Drinking can Derail your progress

I believe that moderate drinking with friends is OK and can actually prolong your life.  Why?  Because there are literally tons of studies showing this to be the case.  However, moderate drinking is a whole lot different than excessive drinking.  I believe consuming...

Why Fitness Models are Misleading

We’ve all seen the ripped fitness models in magazines like Men’s Health, Shape, etc. but how accurate are these representations of Godlike physiques?  There are many problems with modeling yourself after these fitness allstars- and I am going to go over 3...
Sunlight and Strength

Sunlight and Strength

We’re in the heart of winter and it’s a drizzly day in Central Oregon. Visited by unannounced howling winds and gusts of snowfall, the unpredictability is as predictable as ever for the citizens of Bend. Those not confined to their homes will leave to exercise in...