Coffee, Coffee, Coffee LOVE

July 27th, 2016

I want to write an ode to coffee. I do love it so.

I remember the first time I had a cup of coffee. I was 15 years old, I drank it black, and I LOVED it! I simply loved it. I loved the smell of it and the taste, and how amazing it made me feel!

Coffee truly fixes everything in my world. Just the smell of coffee when I walk into a coffee shop or grind it at home. It’s like, “Ahhhhh, everything is […]


11 Ways to Get Better Sleep

July 27th, 2016

I sometimes say that deadlifts fix everything. That is partially true from a musculoskeletal standpoint. However, the real magic is in the rest period.

Sleep is truly the magic fix for what ails you.

I realize that many of you reading this have sleep issues. I had a few years of insomnia myself when I was first building my practice. It was simply terrible.

If you are not sleeping well you can guarantee that it is negatively impacting your pain. Pain is turned down when […]


Blueberry Coconut Cream Protein Slurry Recipe

July 18th, 2016

Whew! That’s a long title. Be forewarned, it looks kind of yucky, but it is SO tasty good and protein-packed.

This is my go-to after a workout (or for breakfast) this time of year. Super easy, fast and yummy.

I specifically use the PurePaleo Protein from Designs for Health because it’s quite creamy when you mix it.

Only one small bit of prep-work needs to be done, and that is to take a can of organic, full-fat coconut milk (in the ethnic foods section), scoop […]


Deadlifts Make You Sexy

July 18th, 2016

It’s no secret, I LOVE deadlifts. I can’t explain why, but just the thought of doing them makes me smile. There is something so primally satisfying about picking up something REALLY heavy off the floor and putting it back down. Sometimes I let the really heavy ones slam down a little at the bottom, which makes me laugh out loud! My personal record on the deadlift is 200 pounds. That is over one-and-a-half times my body weight!

If I can do it, anyone can do it. I […]