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Shake recipe #2

This one is a little on the sweeter side because we’re throwing in half of a hard boiled egg. I have tried using whole eggs in the past, but I wouldn’t recommend it unless you enjoy drinking eggs (I don’t). Shake recipe #2 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries 1/2 hard […]

Shake recipe #1

Here’s my latest idea: I want to start posting my post workout shake recipes. Why? Because I know they are super good, pretty darn healthy, and free of questionable supplements which are unfortunately ubiquitous throughout the weightlifting and movement community. It’s also a way for me to bring you some value in a hurry. I’ll […]

When corrective exercise isn’t the best answer

Early last spring I was training in a movement club and one of the coaches was taking me through a progression for mastering a muscle-up. For the uninitiated, a muscle-up is arguably the crème-de-la-crème of strength. It’s a relative symphony of mobility and brute power. I’m a strong guy, with 15 years of lifting experience, […]

It’s time for big box gyms to rethink their Personal Training model

Yesterday, while at a gym that I frequent, I witnessed a rare, but not all unfamiliar scene: A new-hire personal trainer was just starting out and with no clients scheduled for the evening, she was lingering around the training desk and understandably looking a little bored. It hit a little close to home because it […]

Finding the best pair of gym shorts for you (the complete guide)

It was about a year ago that my brother gifted me a pair of Lululemon shorts for my birthday. When I opened the box and saw what was inside, I have to admit, there was a part of me that thought to myself, too bad I can’t wear these to the gym. This is, of […]

Social marijuana use and fitness: A risky combination

With last year’s passage of Initiative 300, the social marijuana measure, the City of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is now hard at work trying to figure out how to practically make this happen. Meanwhile, local businesses are preparing in their own way. While the concept of smoking marijuana in a bar-like environment is […]