To train or not to train: the recovery spectrum explained.

Picture this…you wake up on your fourth training day of the week, you’re feeling tired and run-down as you’ve been averaging about six hours of sleep each night. You haven’t found time to meal prep this week, so diet hasn’t been great to say the least. On top of that, your shoulder has been achy and painful since day two, … Read More

Pain is your friend.

Pain is your friend. This is the topic of our social media posts all week long. First off, if you don’t follow us on Instagram or Facebook, shame on you. Get on that ASAP and all will be forgiven! Secondly, the topic of pain is complex and oftentimes very hard to discuss.It’s like peeling back layers of an onion only to find that there’s nothing actually … Read More

How to treat people.

You know the golden rule, right? “Treat people the way YOU want to be treated.” This weekend, I was fortunate to be a part of a workshop in Atlanta that was led by our colleagues at Active Life Rx. One of the topics covered was “how to effectively work with clients.” What did I learn? That the golden rule is wrong. … Read More

Taking a lesson from Pixar.

Jacky and I had a chance to sit down and watch a great documentary over the weekend. It’s called The Pixar Story, and it tells the story of how Pixar created, and essentially re-imagined, the animated film industry we know and love today.While a great documentary overall, there’s one part that stood out to me from the rest. Pixar found early success, producing films … Read More

Myths and Truths of the Pregnant Athlete

Being pregnant is an exciting and nerve-racking experience for a woman, and for athletes it can bring a whole world of unknown. How hard can I push? When should I scale back? And how soon can I return to training postpartum? I’m here to provide some insight and peace of mind to keep you and your baby in the game, … Read More

Good enough for now.

I want you to remember a product that was unappealing. Maybe an old couch that is cracked and torn, with strips of black tape holding it together.Or an old car that is well past its prime, soaked in rust and traveling on spare tires. Somewhere along the line, someone decided that “this is good enough for now.” The result?  A product that is certainly not up … Read More