Workout

5 Reasons You Should Box Squat

  “Why are we squatting to a box? Nobody cares how good my 1RM box squat is!”     That was a legitimate complaint fielded from a client who has been at my gym for seven years.   “I just want to back squat, man,” he persisted.   I had a small laugh to myself […]

Workout

TotalCoaching Review (Comparison, Pricing, and Features)

Manage and Grow Your Fitness Business Better with Exercise.com. Learn more below. TotalCoaching vs Exercise.com. Choose Exercise.com’s All-in-One Fitness Business Management Software. Review our head-to-head TotalCoaching software comparison and see for yourself. Get a custom web and smartphone app designed for your brand with additional customization available throughout your custom-built software. Grow your business, turn […]

Fitness

Weekly Link Love — Episode 44

Research of the Week Statins increase Lp(a). In mice, a high-fat maternal diet protects against Alzheimer’s in the offspring. Neanderthals ranged into western Iran. Among Chinese seniors living in an elderly community, higher LDL predicts lower rates of dementia. Heated canola oil worsens gut inflammation. Dairy still has no relation to mortality. New Primal Blueprint […]

Diversions

Santa Barbara to Monterey: How to Spend an Epic Long Weekend Along California’s Highway 1

A drive down California’s famous, and famously scenic, Highway 1 deserves a spot on any guy’s bucket list. But while the wine country and laidback hills of NorCal and the beautiful beaches of SoCal get all the glory, the oft-forgotten Central Coast has tons of treasures to explore. The Best Road Trips in America Stretching […]

Nutrition

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

If you’re trying to limit sugar but you LOVE ALL THINGS CHOCOLATE, this creamy Chocolate Banana Smoothie offers the best of all worlds. Freeze a couple of bananas ahead of time and you’ll be sipping on this sweet and decadent drink in minutes! When you’re striving to feed your kids right, it’s easy to fall […]

Healthy Diet

22 Keto Air Fryer Recipes

A special thanks to Courtney Hamilton at Paleohacks.com for today’s keto recipe roundup. Cook up keto-friendly meat, veggies, chips, and fries in a snap with the air fryer! The air fryer works similar to a convection oven, and it’s becoming every bit as ubiquitous as the crock pot. It’s a must-have kitchen appliance for when […]

Fitness

The Ultimate Fitness Assessments Guide

Get the Basics… Fitness assessments are used by trainers to determine baseline measurements, motivate clients, and make training recommendations for workout plans. There are a variety of fitness assessments used to measure biometric information, test different components of fitness, or assess mobility, stability, balance, or specialized skills. There are fitness assessments designed for general use […]