Crossfit: My love/hate relationship

Check out the 2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference at No-Cost!


Are you ready for an approach that honors all who we are as eaters – body, mind, heart and soul? I’ll be participating in a truly one-of-a-kind online conference with over 45 fascinating experts. We’ll explore leading edge thinking in the fields of eating psychology, nutrition, and personal transformation. Get inspired by speakers from a variety of disciplines who have ... Read More »

5 Summer Activities to Keep the Family Fabulously Fit


The days are longer, the sun is shinning and the kids are out of school for summer vacation. It’s time for some family fun in the summer sun, and because the best activities are those that help you get in shape without even noticing, I compiled this short list of 5 summer activities you can do outdoors while enjoying your family’s company ... Read More »

7 Need-to-know Hacks to Get You Spartan Race Ready… Aroo!


Pain is not something that people look for. In fact, it’s the opposite of what humanity has chased since creation. The wheel was created to make movement easier, air conditioners were made to make living a breeze, and now we have cell phones that take all the work out of communication. Be honest, when’s the last time you wrote a ... Read More »

Leveraging Technology to get you healthy, fit and fabulous


It’s 5 months into 2014, do you know where YOUR resolutions are? If it’s like the majority of North American’s, it’s been filed away like this year’s tax return already… Let me ask you a question – do you have any favorite apps or devices you use to help you track and manage your health and well-being? I’ll let you know a ... Read More »

Sunday Funday WOD: The #PropelFit “Dirty 30” Chipper


In January, I announced my excitement to be included as 1 of 5 Propel Brand Ambassadors. Propel, for those of you who don’t know, is the Workout Water for people who are passionate about fitness to ensure they can hydrate pre/post and during every workout (it comes in 3 forms: Propel Water, Propel Powder and Propel Liquid Water Enhancer). Propel ... Read More »

Who’s joining me for the #BuckFurpees #WOD247 Challenge?

#BuckFurpees #WOD247 Challenge

Burpee. Burpees. Lots of burpees! The more you say it, doesn’t change it’s impact. It’s a love and hate relationship for me and others that meet this movement from time to time. The late comedian, George Carlin, often spoke of “7 dirty words” that can’t be spoken on television or radio. I think the list should be updated to include the ... Read More »

Psychology of CrossFit: Competition vs. Personal Best

Phsychology_of_CrossFit, Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

Competition vs. Personal Best:  the Definitions Definition of Competition from Merriam-Webster: …the act or process of trying to get or win something (such as a prize or a higher level of success) that someone else is also trying to get or win; the act or process of competing Definition of PR according to CrossFit: …when an athlete achieves his or ... Read More »

Diane Fu and PushPress release a free Olympic Lifts Poster

Diane Fu Oly lifting header

If you are thinking, “Who’s Diane Fu?“, I have to ask where have you been the last few years! LOL… Seriously though, unless you are active within the CrossFit or Olympic Weight Lifting communities, you might have never heard the name dropped. But believe me when I tell you, Diane Fu is one of the most accomplished and talented lifting ... Read More »

5 Ways Bodyweight Training Is Superior To Weight Training

5 Ways Bodyweight Training Is Superior To Weight Training

With the hundreds of different workouts out there, it can be very hard to know which is best. If you have not yet considered body-weight training, it’s time you do so. Many people are quick to gravitate to weight machine or free weight based programs as it’s what they typically think of when it comes to improving muscular strength. However, ... Read More »