The Heroes Journey: Depart from the ordinary

Every day of your life should be an internal Heroes Journey. That is, every day should take you on an internal voyage towards greater self-discovery as you navigate and intertwine the meanings in the narrative of your life. Life exists as individual moments and...

A 5 Mile Run or a 5k Row as NOT an Active Recovery Day

I’m going to say it again because it is that important to get in your head: “A 5 mile run or a 5k row is NOT an active recovery day.” When someone tells you this was their “active recovery day” it no longer becomes an active recovery day — it an actual workout....

How I Feel This Wedding Season

October 21, 2018 Wedding Season The last couple years and the next few years to come are my generations age of weddings. For the first time this wedding season I felt really pretty in my dress, in my shoes, with my makeup, with my hair…. Actually, really pretty...

Toes to bar (TTB)

Toes to bar is a high level ab exercise performed by hanging from a bar and raising your legs until your feet/toes touch the bar. To perform a strict TTB, the arms and legs are kept completely straight, the torso stays vertical, and the feet are raised to the bar...

Freestanding handstand push-ups (HSPU)

The freestanding HSPU is an exercise that requires great strength and body control. It begins in a handstand and should be performed with a straight body through the entire range of motion. As you bend your arms and descend from the handstand, the head will come...