Fall is in the Air: The prAna Fall Collection


This post is sponsored by prAna and Fit Approach. All opinions are my own. As I write this, I am in Tempe, Arizona after day one of my five day long Fascial Stretch Therapist Certification course. All the studying and reading that I have done did little to prepare me for this life-changing method of […]

How to Overcome the Top 5 Exercise Excuses

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You haven’t started your fitness program yet. You know you should. You’ve heard the benefits. So, what’s your excuse? Oh, and try to be original. As a personal trainer and coach, I have probably heard every excuse in the book. If you spend more time making excuses than actually working out, read on. I have […]

My IDEA World Experience: The Functional Workouts

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As you know, I spent last week at Blogfest and the IDEA World Fitness Convention. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways. While Thursday and Friday were spent learning some great blogging information, the last two days I was able to attend six workshops. In addition, on Friday, mixed in with all that blogging stuff, we […]

My Plans and Goals for Blogfest and IDEAWorld

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Well, it’s finally here. Almost anyway. Blogfest and IDEA World Fitness Convention start next Thursday and I can’t wait! I signed up about six months ago, but I’ve really been waiting for this week since last year! I have my sessions selected, my hotel reservation, my travel plans all ready to go. I’ve done everything […]

10 Benefits of Fascial Stretch Therapy


Stretching has become a much debated topic in recent times. For years it was touted as the key to restoring flexibility, improving athletic performance, and reducing injuries. Then stretching, particularly passive stretching, fell out of popularity in favor of more dynamic moves that were designed to prepare the body for sport. Passive stretching is reserved […]