Often times in my life I am hit with huge waves of gratitude. I make it an effort to have awareness to the things I am grateful for, but we can’t ever be too thankful. Living essentially in paradise with great health, chasing my dreams, and having people in my life that love and support

Are apples healthy?

In educating others about nutrition, I’ve come to realize that aside from religion and politics, food rivals the touchiest of subjects.  “Go ahead talk about my character, talk about my appearance, but by God don’t you dare talk about my food!” OK, maybe that is an exaggeration, but sometimes tempers flair on the topic of

Do you need to get in shape to start training?

Time and time again I hear this as a “reason” for not training. Reluctantly, I will let you continue to call this excuse a “reason.” Fortunately for such believers, though, there is no such thing as being in shape enough to train at FFOTB! You are perfectly ready with where you are at, exactly wherever

What exactly is “functional training” anyway?

What do you think of when you hear the word, “Functional Training,” “Core Training,” or “Core Strength”? Wikipedia defines, Functional Training as: “Functional training involves mainly weight bearing activities targeted at core muscles of the abdomen and lower back. Most fitness facilities (GLOBO GYMS) have a variety of weight training machines which target and isolate

Need Motivation? You already have it!

Though I am not an avid blog follower, I read an outstanding one the other day that a friend shared on the topic of motivation. Much of this blog written by Seth Godin, addresses the issue of motivation and most specifically the times in our life where an external force is the difference maker in