Why Get Fit?

Why Get Fit?

Seriously, bro. Why are you even in the gym? I mean, I know, the usual suspects apply, right? You want to lose weight, get strong, look good at the beach. Blah, blah, blah. Nothing wrong with any of those things. But what I’m asking is why do you even want to do...
Coaching Is What We Do

Coaching Is What We Do

Yesterday’s workout was: 3 rounds: 21/15-calorie row 15 chest-to-bar pull-ups Directly into … 3 rounds: 21 kettlebell swings (53/35) 15 thrusters (95/65) On the surface, this looks shoulder-INTENSE! I mean, look at all the upper-body pushing and pulling....
How to Get Better at Life

How to Get Better at Life

Author: Craig Miller When I’m on my way to coach, I love to listen to “Chasing Excellence,” a podcast by Ben Bergeron. He has so much knowledge and expresses it in a way that is easy to understand. Last week I listened to an episode called “The 10 Components of...

Weight Loss is Not A Straight Line

“There is no stinking way,” I thought as I took out the scale. The end of June was terribly inconsistent. The beginning of July was even worse. Parties, and cookouts with all the food and drink. Business travel. Even my training was off. There was no way this was...
Why You Cherry Picked That Workout

Why You Cherry Picked That Workout

Or maybe it was a scheduled off day. Or maybe you honestly couldn’t make it. But it wasn’t a huge surprise that we had a near-record low attendance during a workout that included strict pull-ups and running. If there was ever a workout to cherry-pick that...

Smarter Athletes Win at Top Levels

“I just widened my squat stance by a few inches so it would stop me closer to parallel and speed up wall ball cycle,” Patrick Vellner said. “I was just trying to look for areas where I could speed up a bit without taxing me much more aerobically since I’m out of...

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Serving: 1 cup: 95 calories, 2 grams protein, 18 grams carbs, 3 grams fat. Ingredients1 inch large butternut squash peeled and cut into 1cubes (about 8-9 cups)2 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoon brown sugar2/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon kosher saltOptional:...