My health and fitness practices are the same all year long and I’ve been developing them all my life. I train in my garage gym or outside, I eat home-cooked meals, I drink water and keep a consistent sleep schedule. I coach others on their own behaviors, nourishment, and exercise. So why am I writingContinue reading “Why Now?”
Category Archives: Fit
Fitness as a Martial Art – History of the Athletic Skill Levels
This is a story about a super-obscure style of fitness that I practice in my personal workouts. The concept started with David Werner at CrossFit North. Dave had the idea of treating fitness like a martial art, with belts that you had to earn as your abilities progressed. This idea led to his development ofContinue reading “Fitness as a Martial Art – History of the Athletic Skill Levels”
What does “Smart, Fit, and Clean” mean?
SMART This refers to mental fitness, mental health, mental acuity. Being smart means being intelligent, wise, and knowledgeable. It means making better decisions. The “Smart” in Smart, Fit, and Clean signifies the health of your mind. FIT This refers to physical fitness, physical health, physical preparedness. To be fit is to be strong, mobile, andContinue reading “What does “Smart, Fit, and Clean” mean?”
Pictures of Food
How did I become this fitness fanatic that everyone asks for advice on health, nutrition, and exercise? The roots of it go back to my family. I come from a family with a LOT of health problems. Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, addiction, these things ran all through our family tree. And that was onlyContinue reading “Fitness Fanatic”