The Reebok CrossFit Games: SoCal Regional

In two weeks, Danny and I will compete in the final step towards the ultimate proving grounds of human fitness: The Reebok CrossFit Games. The official FFOTB doctor (, Lindsey Mathews, is competing as well. May 11-13th the fittest men and women in Sourthern California will converge of the Pomona Fairplex for The CrossFit Games: SoCal

Smiling at Failure

I am 30 years old and I’m not claiming to know a lot, but I do know a few things.  I know that I fail all the time, even with the best of intentions and maximal effort.  It is just one of those things that is inevitable.  I am ok with that.  I have had

Poliquin: Ten Things We’ve Learned About Squats

Founder of Poliquin Performance, Charles Poliquin is one of the world’s premier strength coaches. In a recent article he did the squat some justice. The squat is critical piece in our program and your life. I’d like for you all to know why. ————— Hopefully, by now, we’ve finally gotten past the erroneous notion that

Breakfast’s Real Reason for Being #1

Yesterday I was thinking about food (shocker), and I began to think about common associations our society has with nutrition. It began when I saw a tweet from Bob Harper, host of The Biggest Loser, that said something like, “I start everyday with a bowl of Quaker oatmeal. Carbs in the morning give me energy

You: Unbroken

Do you ever feel like this place is in the business of fixing people? If so, that’s either my fault for giving you that perspective or you’re fault for assuming. The point is, for many of us, things may look and feel a lot different if we didn’t assume that something is wrong with us.