Rookie Rumble 2019 and Learning from an Injury

Last weekend, I participated in a @lex_artis competition. Just three months before this, almost exactly, I was having surgery to place a plate and screws to fix a broken wrist. I scaled many of the movements, but definitely did more of the movements than I thought I would be capable of by this time.

Overall, I've been learning a lot from this experience. 

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Who Do You Trust?

I think you will agree with me when I say there is a TON of noise coming from all different directions in the health, fitness, and nutrition space. It can be difficult to decide what to listen to and what advice to take. Who should you listen to, what program should you try, what products should you buy?!

From my experience with clients and what they tell me as well as my own personal experiences there I've felt the need to try to clear some things up and share some of my feelings about who we should be trusting in the areas of health and fitness.

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15 Benefits of Exercise That AREN'T Related to Losing Weight or Looking Good

It can get a tad bit annoying when I hear people talk about how they choose not participate in physical activity. There's a never-ending list of excuses: I don't need to lose weight, I don't have time, I don't want to look muscle-y, or they just don't think it's going to benefit them. 

Like seriously?! You think you don't need this in your life?! Well, I'm about to tell you why EVERYONE needs to be physically active. 

This is an addition to a post from two years ago. The first post I did wanted to take a step back from the science and the statistics and scale that back to make it personal; letting you know how exercise may directly impact you. The first ten reasons can be found here with few added notes and then the additional points below those. 

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