2016 has been a great year for science. Not only have amazing breakthroughs been made in medical technology, but thousands of studies have been published that provide new and amazing insights into the human body, mind, and the world around us. Here are a ...
I’ll be honest. I really don’t like protein bars. It’s difficult to find the right balance of protein, decent taste, and texture without a bunch of added sugar per serving. Detour Whey Protein Bars is a new brand to me and, after reviewi ...
  Serves: 4-6   Ingredients: I box gluten free brown rice pasta (cooked al dente) 1 cup full fat Greek yogurt 4 eggs 2 cups full fat cottage cheese 1 cup shredded white cheddar Olive oil to drizzle on top and coat pan Salt ...
Tech is taking over.   Everywhere we turn, a new tech gizmo promises to make our lives healthier and happier. Sales of so-called “smart” fitness devices are booming as consumers buy into the promise that such tech will deliver an even qui ...
In my previous article - 2017 CrossFit Open Preparation: 8 Weeks Of Workouts And Coaching - I told you why you should do the Open, and got you set up to start on my athlete's workout routines for their competition prep. There's still a lot of ...
We are all guilty of it. We finish our race season and feel the desire to be better, faster and stronger for next year. In case you were thinking of getting straight back into training, there are some solid reasons why you shouldn’t. A few weeks o ...
Program design is much more difficult than meets the eye. Strength and conditioning coaches must take into consideration many elements before building a program. From a needs analysis to proper evaluation based on sport, the strength and conditioning coac ...
I’m going to have an frank discussion about team selection. What I have to say also applies to other types of teams for your gym, but what I’m specifically talking about here is selecting a team for CrossFit Regionals.   First, the honest ...
The simple sight of fruitcake or Swedish rosettes brings me right back to my grandmother’s kitchen filled with the assortment of goodies and the scent of a holiday meal being cooked. The festive mood in the room was filled with anticipation waiting ...
Creamy Dreamy Coconut Pumpkin Filling   Ingredients: 1 ½ cups coconut sugar 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons bourbon vanilla 1 cup full fat canned coconut milk 4 larg ...
Recently, I reviewed a study showing that people who practice meditation reported benefits, but also failed to discuss it with their healthcare providers. This is a big disconnect. Meditation, being in the moment, quiet time, deep breathing, and keeping s ...
In my last article, I explored the issue of whether one should be a generalist or specialist with regard to sport training. Since then, I have been made aware of other aspects of the question that bear further discussion.   Any thoughtful obser ...
Christmas Morning Crustless Quiche   Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Serves: 4-6    Ingredients: 14 pastured eggs, beaten 1 cup full-fat organic heavy cream 1 head of broccoli, chopped 2 tablespoons of Kerryg ...
"Relax. Take a deep breath."   I'm sure you've heard it. You've probably said it yourself when someone around you is stressing out and their emotional shrapnel is flying at you. Seems like good advice, and seems simple. Of cours ...
Tired of the chalk mess at the gym? Looking for a better grip to power your training sessions? Spider Chalk is liquid chalk that is formulated to keep your hands dry and keep your grip strong. A better grip, equals better lifts, faster times, and elevated ...
We live in a time of abundant, free information. The problem with this? Not all of this abundant information is productive or correct.    With the emergence of YouTube and celebrity athletes on Instagram, there might be more misconceptions ...
Are you the stereotypical skinny guy struggling to pack on any appreciable amount of muscle mass? If I have your story right it might go something like this: You eat everything in sight, train your butt off, and check all of the correct boxes when it come ...