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, Mobility, Parenting/Fitness, Psychological Health

7 Things I’ve Learned While Mobilizing

Everyone knows I literally cannot shut up about mobilizing.  I stretch everywhere I can, in the car, doing dishes, hell I have even done mobility on the toilet.  Now that you have that visual, let me tell you what sort of things I've learned during my time mobilizing. How to Slow Down It is so… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned While Mobilizing

CrossFit, Exercise, Mobility, Workout Tips

5 Body Building Exercises All CrossFitters Should Be Doing

In a CrossFit gym, if you are caught performing bicep curls during open gym it is a guaranteed shit talking session.  This will (and should) always be playful teasing, but nonetheless, it will make a scene.  CrossFit generally despises traditional bodybuilding exercises.  You know, the stuff you used to read about in the magazines or… Continue reading 5 Body Building Exercises All CrossFitters Should Be Doing

CrossFit, Exercise

CrossFit History Lesson – You Gon’ Learn Today!

We all know CrossFit is a cult.  Kidding.  Sort of.  Wait.  Hold on.  A cult refers to a relatively small group of people.  You know, under the radar, up and coming, or under ground.  CrossFit is main stream now, so it can't be a cult!  I kid again.  Kind of.  I love CrossFit and all… Continue reading CrossFit History Lesson – You Gon’ Learn Today!

Exercise, Psychological Health

Why You Should Exercise and Brush Your Teeth on Vacation

Vacation - a period spent away from home in travel or recreation. You've booked your vacation, awesome!  Plane tickets, passport, wallet, check!  Bathing suit, sunblock, sunglasses, check!  Toothbrush, deodorant, floss, check!  Workout clothes...check??? Most people think of vacation as a way to escape their day to day stressors.  Traffic, bills, meetings, and all of the… Continue reading Why You Should Exercise and Brush Your Teeth on Vacation