I Started Crying on My Run Yesterday

This is more of a journal entry than a lot of the blogs I post here. And this is especially vulnerable for me, but it feels important (and maybe impactful) enough to share. I’ve started running again recently. And I’ve enjoyed running along the river at Berkley Riverfront Park in downtown Kansas City. There areContinue reading “I Started Crying on My Run Yesterday”

How To Not Be Skinny Fat [3 Step Process]

In this post I want to share the process of going from skinny fat to fit. This post touches on my personal experience of going through this exact process. About a decade ago, I thought I was “healthy” because I was incredibly thin, when in reality I was struggling with a body composition that puzzledContinue reading “How To Not Be Skinny Fat [3 Step Process]”

20 Rules To Live By for Men

One of my core beliefs is that it’s crucial to have a code or a set of principles to live by. Developing these rules or tenets has taken all of my life, as they’ve evolved as I go through new experiences, overcome challenges, and learn new things about people. These are based on my experiencesContinue reading “20 Rules To Live By for Men”

Best Books About Sleep [14 Top Picks for 2023]

Sleep seems simple. Or at least it can. It’s that thing we do at night, when we lay down and close our eyes. But unfortunately, for many sleep doesn’t come easily. Top performers in business, athletics, and other areas all credit high-quality sleep for allowing them to perform to their highest potential. So if youContinue reading “Best Books About Sleep [14 Top Picks for 2023]”

Cheap Alternatives to Gym Memberships (That Actually Get Results)

If you’re looking for ways to get in shape, but you don’t want to splurge on a gym membership–here are a few alternatives that can still get your butt in shape! It’s no secret that gym membership prices are slowly creeping upwards. If you want to workout at the nicest gym in your city, youContinue reading “Cheap Alternatives to Gym Memberships (That Actually Get Results)”

Why Bodybuilding Gives Fitness a Bad Rap

Bodybuilding is a cool sport, I have to give it that. But we need to recognize it as such–a sport, and not a healthy lifestyle. As someone who loves fitness and wants to share it with people I love, bodybuilding should not be what we strive for. When I seek out information about training, IContinue reading “Why Bodybuilding Gives Fitness a Bad Rap”

The Exact Process I Used To Get to 8% Body Fat (and How I Maintain It)

In this post I want to share the exact process I used to finally get shredded without being skinny fat. I feel like I’ve unlocked some sort of secret that everyone is looking for. There isn’t really a secret, but here’s what worked for me to finally get lean enough to see my abs andContinue reading “The Exact Process I Used To Get to 8% Body Fat (and How I Maintain It)”

5 Lies About Fitness That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

These are 5 things that I’ve told myself, and your have probably told yourself too, that have kept me from reaching my potential with my health and fitness goals. Contents: Lie: You have a slow metabolism, that’s why you’re gaining weight. I’ve heard this a ton, especially in overweight people. People often say that theyContinue reading “5 Lies About Fitness That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals”