Don’t “Just” Breathe

Take a deep breath. Hold it…5…4…3…2…1… now exhale. Doesn’t that feel good? Breathing is simple. And yet, breathing is also quite remarkable. Breathing is one of the many bodily functions that occur completely involuntary. Just imagine if you and I were required to consciously expand our chest and diaphragm while […]

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Good Good Gooood Good Vibrationsssss

How could willful subjection to bodily vibrations possibly be good for anything besides inducing dizziness?  Why would anyone choose to endure such hostile shaking and brain rattling discomfort? Vibration training has been around longer than you might think. Perhaps your mind quickly conjures up visions of the notorious Shake WeightTM, […]

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Chill Out

This past summer I moved my family from sunny Southern California to Wisconsin. Rest assured there were no shortage of comments from our friends and family when we broke the news. “Its cold there!”, “I hope you survive the winter!”, and “You better like snow!” While we might have had […]

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Drop It Like A Squat

Squatting is one of the most functional movements of our lives. You could even say we were created to squat. This movement is so foundational that we have been squatting since we were babies. While my children were toddlers, I would admire their natural instinct to squat regularly as they played. I’ll […]

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Fasting Challenge

People all over the world fast regularly for a variety of religious reasons (e.g. Ramadan, Lent, Yom Kippur). What happens during those religious fasts can produce significant spiritual benefits. Fasting is indeed a marvelous discipline that God has graciously provided for his people. Scripture supplies several spiritual purposes for fasting […]

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Biohacking For Beginners

What is Biohacking? Biohacking is a weird name for something not so weird at all  – the desire to be the absolute best version of yourself. The word ‘hack’ is used to indicate any improvised solution. So then doing something out of the ordinary, in a way that works for […]

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To Sit or Stand

Don’t Just Sit There! Are you familiar with that invigorating feeling upon arriving home at the end of a long day at work as you lazily sink into your favorite chair, kick your feet up and relax? Admit it, next to laying down, sitting is one of the most comfortable […]

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Why You Should Always Fast During Exercise

Have you ever attempted to eat while exercising? Or workout on a full stomach? If you have, then you’ve probably felt uncomfortable, or worse, you’ve felt nauseous! In one sense, I guess you could say that fasting while we exercise is preferred – though there are occasions when you should […]

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12 Reasons To Hire A Personal Trainer

Hiring your Personal Trainer will be one of the best investments you ever make for your overall health & well-being. If you’re hesitant about hiring a Personal Trainer, here are 12 reasons why you should consider finally pulling the trigger. 1. Confidence We all know the gym atmosphere can be […]

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Get Egg-ucated

What Eggs Should I Purchase? Not all eggs are created equal. So today I’m taking a stand for the equality of all eggs – because all eggs deserve the right to be the best eggs! You may be convinced that an unbiased consumption of eggs should be a regular part […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Healthy

“Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.”  Proverbs 12:25 Are you worried about your health? Does the thought of starting another diet or beginning a new exercise program give you anxiety? Stress can be a good thing when it motivates you to […]

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The Anatomy of a Push-Up

Push-ups are one of the most fundamental movements of your body. Even my 8 month old daughter instinctively knows how to push her body up. But for some reason, we devolve into poor push-up performers. We overcompensate for weaker muscles and develop imbalances which usually lead to injury and chronic […]

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