Why You Should Use A Chest-Strap Heart Rate Monitor

Hey friends! In the next 5 minutes, we’re going to take a deep dive into the benefits of using a chest-strap heart to monitor workouts, and why I think you should be using one to track your progress. In a nutshell, using a chest-strap heart rate monitor gives you cold hard data about what’s happening …

What Does It Mean To Feel Your Lower Back?

Hey friends! In the next 6 minutes I want to talk to you about what it means to feel your lower back. This conversation builds off of an article I wrote in 2016 titled "Why focusing on NOT feeling your lower back is counterproductive" and I wanted to provide a 2019 update on the topic. …

How I’m Helping Ninjas Develop Autonomy

Hey friends, in the next 5 minutes I want to tell you about a coaching strategy that I've been using recently to help the Ninjas @MFFClubhouse develop more body awareness and autonomy at the same time. Here's the origin story for this specific coaching technique: One of the things that I've learned in my time …

Why I Don’t Like Kettlebell Flows

Hey friends, in the next 4-6 minute read I want to share my thoughts with you about kettlebell flows, and why I don't like them. If you're not sure what a kettlebell flow is, I'll save you the Google search: It's a combination of exercises, with either one or two kettlebells, where you perform one …

Physical Activity, Not Exercise, Outdoors

Hey friends! In the next 6 minutes, I want to talk to you why I think we should be taking more of our workouts outside - let's say 50% of them. To be clear, this is an entirely arbitrary number. I thought of it because I try to split my personal workout time equally between …