Push ups are the go-to exercise of the universe. They’re used as strength tests in school and in the military, as punishments in gym class, and to impress people on the beach.   In my studio, I use them to assess upper body and torso strength, ...
Day 27 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10-50 min depending on if you wish to caramelize the onion Cook time: 15 min Serves: 12   Ingredients: ⅓ cup coconut milk (or regular milk) 7 egg ...
60 Mace 360   Today, sets are partitioned based on chosen weight. Choose either: 40 + 20 (lightest), 30 + 30 (moderate), or 4 x 15 (heaviest). Rest up to :30 sec. between sets, and adjust weight immediately if position breaks.   Then, 6 rounds ...
Admit it. At some point, you've blindly undertaken a popular training program without a clue as to its validity. When I was a young lad, I did it, too. We think because something is out there via paper, print, or the Internet - especially if it&# ...
Fitness is a fascinating activity, hobby, career, and sport. It infiltrates so much of our life, but most know very little about the history of fitness and the way it has shaped what we think today. To a certain extent, the history of fitness has been r ...
Day 26 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: For the Dressing: ¾ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon coconut milk (or other milk) 2 tablespoons honey 2 t ...
Deadlift:   7 x 5 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “7 x 5″, it always refers to &l ...
Exercise offers a wide range of benefits: everything from improved mobility to enhanced brain function to lower risks of injuries. It's a well-established belief that exercise can increase immunity to diseases. However, there is still a good deal of d ...
Think back to the last time you had a conversation with someone you look up to and seek advice from, like your mentor, or a close friend or family member. What stands out about that person to you? Is it the way they communicate with you, the advice o ...
Day 25 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 45 min Serves: 8   Ingredients: 1 pound shredded hash brown potatoes 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil ½ onion, diced ...
Globally, fitness and training has exponentially exploded over the last couple of years, helped by social media, trends, and technology. It’s virtually impossible when looking at social media not to be exposed to someone uploading their latest per ...
At first, it was some friends of mine who are teachers complaining about how unprepared some of their incoming students are. You know, that handful of little ones who should have some basic skills taught by their parents, yet show up to first grade comp ...
Kari Lund, Justin Lind, and Jennifer Pilotti joined us for "Managing Your Professional Persona Online." These successful coaches all have different practices and online presences. But each of them—just like you—has had ...
When I was a little kid throwing a tantrum, freaking out about dessert, or bedtime, or whatever it is little kids freak out about, my mom used to say, "One of these days I'm going to record you on a tape and play it back so you can hear what you ...
If you're ever wondering what you should eat—or, more importantly, what you should not eat—take a lesson from bees. They're more than just smart little creatures; they're a pretty good judge of what is healthy and what isn't. & ...
Bench press:   3 x 3 @ (up to) 90% of 2RM 3 x 5 @ 75-80%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption (provided lifts are performed at current, accurate percentages) pause as briefly as needed and complete without decreasing w ...
There are few things that are more of a turn-off than being in pain. It's hard to think about sex when you've got sharp pains running down your spines, your muscles are aching, or you've got a serious injury. No matter how much the spirit is w ...