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Fitness Tip of the Week...Get Outside!

Spring time marks the time where energy comes back up to the surface and new growth surges. This is no more true than in Wisconsin where we will be come out of hibernation to soak up the first sunny day and everyone there after. It amazes me how good the first 40° day feels in Spring when it nearly shuts me down in the Fall.

The 2 most powerful phrases in fitness coaching

1) How's that working for you?2) Show me?

What Makes Us Great?

Have you ever wondered, what makes us do what we do? Is it the body chemistry? Is it a result of our surroundings? Is it all just hard work and mental toughness? What is it? Why do some people just seem to have it? Maybe it’s in the books one reads, or the ability to maximize the potential that we all have in us. We are all destined to be great in our own areas. I decided to share examples as part of the proof in greatness and how it is achieved. 

NEED HELP WITH YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS?

NEED HELP WITH YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS?

For Stronger Living

This title is the tag line for Functional Fitness of DuPage. A company that made sense to start in 2007 when I recognized there was a need for more trainers who emphasize improving the aspects of your life through better health, better movement, and more passion. 

Where Did We Go Wrong? - Part 2

Last week I discussed in brief detail on where we are going wrong, but that still doesn’t answer where we went wrong.As you know, there is a TON of information out there.  If you’re looking for answers, you can simply type something into Google and watch the auto-fill and links all start to pop up.  A lot of those links will have different similar, but different information.

Shamrock Marathon 2015

The Shamrock Marathon has become one of my favorite spring races.

2014 in Review: What I Learned, Part 2

I learned a lot in the first half of 2014, and then I bought a puppy. ..So how about that puppy?Meet Maximus Decimus Meridius (I’ll save the rest). Because you can’t have too many puppy pictures.

Spoiler: A New Year Does not Mean a New You

A couple years ago I wrote a status on Facebook that went a little something like this:New Year's Resolutions are a joke. You shouldn't need a new year to bring upon a better life for yourself or a better you in general. You should be living to the best of your ability each and every day. Whether it's being kinder, healthier, or more spontaneous, you should be doing these things at every moment. Be the best person you can be. Love what you do. A new year is not a new beginning. Be thankful for who you are and what you do and strive to be better at all times.

Holiday Survival Guide

We’re just a couple weeks away until we get to enjoy the company of family and friends for Thanksgiving.  Even better is the fact that most of us have multiple families to go visit, which means we have multiple meals to feast on.  It’s the best when everyone in the family brings their A-game to the table to make some sort of dish or desert.  THE BEST!So how do you get to enjoy these dishes guilt-free?You have to make something healthy, of course…