CrossFit, Exercise, Mobility

Kingsfield Fitness 4-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller – Product Review

You know me.  I'm a sucker for all things mobility, including tools to help improve it.  Hell, I even wrote an entire blog article called "Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own."  This list consists of simple, effective, and cheap items that can help you with range of motion and mobility. The other thing about… Continue reading Kingsfield Fitness 4-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller – Product Review

CrossFit, Exercise

Quick and Dirty Workouts for Those in a Time Crunch

We've all been there.  With so much crap going on in our daily lives, sometimes it feels like there is no time for a workout.  WRONG!  Where there's a will, there is a way. I get it though.  It's stressful just to come up with exercises to do when life gets hectic.  I got you.… Continue reading Quick and Dirty Workouts for Those in a Time Crunch

Exercise, Psychological Health

Maximize Your Sleep, Part 1 – Melatonin, Blue Light, and the Mid Day Nap

I had a side conversation with one of my 5am Iron Crew Athletes one day and he asked me, "Danny, what time do you go to sleep?"  I said, "Anywhere from 6pm to midnight.  So yea, I have that pretty dialed in." It got me thinking that I hadn't really been sleeping well.  I was… Continue reading Maximize Your Sleep, Part 1 – Melatonin, Blue Light, and the Mid Day Nap

CrossFit, Exercise, Mobility, Uncategorized

Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own

If marathon mobilizing was a sport, I'd be a world champion.  Not because I'm the best at it, but because I would outlast any and all competition. Those who know me are familiar with my ability to mobilize for hours and hours.  My love of staying loose, limber, and flexible, has come with a ton… Continue reading Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own

CrossFit, Exercise

Staying Fit with Small Children

"Monkey see, monkey do." - an expression describing someone who imitates another person's actions, good or bad, simply by having watched them before. Keeping up with your workouts and nutrition can be ROUGH for new parents.  New routine, lack of sleep, hospital recovery, heck - a new living, breathing human to be responsible for!  The stress… Continue reading Staying Fit with Small Children

Exercise, Mobility, Nutrition, Psychological Health

First Responder Longevity – A Public Safety Worker’s Guide to Staying Fit

So you want to be a cop huh? Thought you'd be chasing down bad guys and hopping over fences all day. Nope. Turns out that 99% of your day is spent driving, standing still, and report writing at a desk. How about you firefighters?  Thought you'd be rushing into burning buildings every day, carrying someone… Continue reading First Responder Longevity – A Public Safety Worker’s Guide to Staying Fit