Play time is now more important than ever.

As professionals, parents, spouses and athletes it’s easy to get caught up in the “rat-race” trying to achieve the American dream. We rarely give ourselves permission to play because we feel we are being lazy or non-productive. Every now and then, make time for play. Play allows one to use their creativity while developing their imagination, dexterity and physical, cognitive, … Read More

It’s not that complicated. Two things you need to succeed.

Taking our own advice would eliminate most of our problems. I may be biased, but I think that at Pure Physio we typically pass out pretty sound advice. The following elements are part of about 99% of the advice I see from competent coaches and clinicians: Be consistent. Success is the cumulative result of actions and choices over the long term. … Read More

This should always be your first step.

Goal setting is great and something we should all practice. However, in order to envision the achievement of our end goal, we must first have clarity. Defining purpose and intention should always be the first step. Without a strong foundation, it’s impossible to build a tower. Without clarity, it’s impossible to have great vision. Therefore, seek clarity before you do anything. Ask … Read More

One thing you should never be.

I hope you had a great weekend! Recently I’ve made it a goal of mine to become a better cyclist. Mountain biking, road biking, cyclocross, all of it. This past Saturday, I decided to take my first step in this journey and go on a group ride with a few friends of mine. These friends were at one point or … Read More

Knowledge is wealth.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of positive feedback we’ve received since our recent “Train Smarter, Not Harder” workshop. The coaches and athletes in attendance have now begun using the knowledge and pieces of information they gained at the workshop to better themselves in and out of the gym. More importantly, they’ve now begun to share our message, helping others … Read More

Saturday was amazing!

We hosted our favorite workshop on Saturday (11/3) and it was truly an amazing day. However, I wasn’t expecting it to go as well as it did for one particular reason; Matt was unable to attend. Leading up to the event and throughout the week, Matt had been complaining of abdominal pain and cramping that turned out to be appendicitis. Come Friday morning, … Read More

4 very important things.

I wanted to share with you a recent post from Dr. Amanda. “Some seasons of life are tougher than others, but it’s ok, because life is always changing and everything will work out eventually, as long as you remember a few important things: 1. Be Kind- especially when it isn’t the easy answer 2. Be Honest- Never apologize for being honest and being … Read More

What would you do more of?

I have an interesting question to think about. What would you do more of if you didn’t have to worry about being perfect at it? A recent goal of mine has been to become more of a “Yes Man.” I’ve been too burdened by this notion of worry and fear of failure and instead have shifted my mindset. I feel like … Read More

CrossFit and healthcare

Hello old friend, It’s me again. This weekend I read a very interesting article that I wanted to share with you. It’s about CrossFit and how its founder, Greg Glassman, is taking on healthcare. My favorite quote from the article is “Fuck injuries. You think we got to 15,000 boxes by hurting everyone?” CrossFit still has a negative stigma throughout society but it … Read More

Are you adapting or optimizing? It can’t be both.

Are you adapting or optimizing?  There’s currently millions of dollar being pumped into the fitness world in attempt to help athletes recover faster, heal more efficiently and train even harder. Recovery is a very hot industry, with companies claiming that all aspects of injury and poor performance are related to recovery. Some would go so far as to say that there … Read More