Your Squat Form Sucks…or Does it?

What is good exercise “form.” Having an arbitrary movement pattern performed exactly as the book described? Is it ONE movement prescription designed for every single human being, despite obvious anatomical differences and physical limitations? An exercise as defined...

The Fitness “Info” Paralysis Effect

Once upon a time on January 1st…. It’s that time of year. The magical, almost mythical time when resolutions are made with conviction. Conviction that, “this time, I’m gonna see it through.” And that’s the end of the story. You all know the typical end. Fitness and...

You’re Right Sometimes, but You’re Always Wrong

I’m not Mr. Right. I’m Mr. Right Now. You’ve heard that phrase before. You’ve heard that phrase when it comes to finding the perfect relationship, job, house and so on. It’s not perfect, but it will do for now. It will do for this moment in time… but not in the...

I got a chance to do something special

I got a chance to hear from 7 of the most influential fitness minds in the St. Louis area. I asked these 7 trainers six straightforward questions about fitness, the industry, and their role in all of it. I didn’t expect some of their answers, and it has put the...

Finding Balance Can Break You

It’s popular advice. “Find a balance in life” to be truly happy. It’s good advice, but it leaves a lot to decipher on your own. For example, what’s a “balance?” Is that balancing the exact same amount of “me” time with work? It leaves me imagining a teeter totter with...