Crafting a Successful Squat: Troubleshooting & Fixing the Squat

Crafting a Successful Squat: Troubleshooting & Fixing the Squat

If you've been following my squat series, Crafting a Successful Squat, then you already have a great base of knowledge for squat success. But sometimes knowledge is not enough.  Unfortunately, squatting doesn't come naturally for everyone.  And if you've been following along, you know this already. So let's take a...Read More
Crafting a Successful Squat: The Squat is Individual

Crafting a Successful Squat: The Squat is Individual

Many videos on YouTube, and much of the squat advice found online, will treat the squat with a one-size-fits-all approach.  These "squat tips" often miss the mark because the squat is not a one-size-fits-all situation. There are definite squat rules that should be followed, but squat tips must be taken with a grain of...Read More
Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

The best way to gain muscle and strength is by lifting heavy weights.  This is the most common advice you'll find when it comes to achieving your goals.  The most common, correct, advice you'll find, anyway. But how exactly do we define heavy? What does "lifting heavy" mean to you?...Read More
Summer

Summer

Summer has always been my favorite time of year. I'm a regular Olaf, breaking into song at the mere mention of the word. Often to my kids' collective embarrassment.  "In Suuuuummmmmmer . . . " The lead-up to the best season ever has always been, of course, the last day...Read More
Goals: How to Successfully Navigate Your Fitness Journey

Goals: How to Successfully Navigate Your Fitness Journey

Goals are dream destinations.  They can be things you've always wanted or newfound ideas.  Goals gives you direction and purpose.  And every new goal has the potential for new adventure. Without goals we risk living life at a standstill.  Imagine never aspiring to a higher position at work.  Or never...Read More