Health and Fitness

The Truth About Keto

The Keto Diet has its upsides for sure. But the equally important questions we have to ask are: what are the diet’s long term down sides and can’t we get the above listed benefits in a safer way?


Health Benefits of Our Furry Friends

So, I’m a pet lover. It’s no secret. I have about 40 of them. Yes, I’m serious. 1 pig, 4 horses, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 rabbit, 1 parrot, 14 chickens, 4 ducks, a wild goose, TONS of fish, a desert tortoise – and a partridge in a pear tree (kidding on this one…sorta).


Can Sappy Self-Help Mantras Ever Become A Reality?

“Just love yourself more.”

“You’re worth it.”

“Believe in yourself.” 

How many times have you heard one of these self-help mantras and thought, “That’s great, but HOW do I get to a place mentally where I truly believe these things and I’m not just saying them?” And that is the hard part. Figuring out the how to of getting into a headspace where you are prioritizing your mental and physical needs and making the appropriate amount of “you time” for quality of life.


Four Proven Ways To Get Your Happy On

Remember that scene in Risky Business (God, I’m dating myself) where Tom Cruise says, “Sometimes you gotta say WTF…make your move.” How about this one from The Shining: “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Yeah, that one was super creepy, but hopefully you get the point – sometimes you need to cut loose, take a break, step away for a bit, and just get your chill on. Or, your fun on, for that matter. 


How To Start Your Fitness Journey Off Right

“Where or how do I begin?”

It’s one of the top fitness questions I get asked, and understandably so. Beginning any journey is intimidating, let alone one that is health and fitness related. But with the proper information and preparation it doesn’t have to be.  






The Perfect Pushup

The pushup is a classic functional exercise with a variety of benefits. It’s great for your chest, shoulders, triceps, core and even quads and lats when done right. You work many different muscle groups simultaneously with one move making it incredibly efficient and effective.