Half-Kneeling Lifts For Movement Mindfulness

This morning I was coaching a Ninja at MFF Clubhouse, and she was absolutely crushing her half-kneeling lifts. I asked, "Rachel, are you thinking about these a lot?" "No, not really," she said. This made me very excited. She carried on, and after the set was over, I told her that one of the goals …

A Simple Guideline for What Equipment to Use At The Gym

“Hey Harold, so I’m traveling next week, and the hotel gym…” That’s usually how the conversation starts, and it’s almost always after a Ninja at MFF finishes their last set of a certain exercise. Yesterday it happened with Alex, after the last set of a barbell bench press. Alex is going to spend a week …

Tight Hips Or Lower Back? This Can Help!

If you spend a lot of your day sitting, you know that it can make your entire body ache. Your hip flexors and lower back feel tight, and it can become harder to feel your glutes and abs working. Here’s a move that I think can help! It’s called the Iso(metric) Cook Hip Lift. We’ve …

A Case For Trying New Things: My First Cyclocross Race

Is there something that you’re interested in, but have yet to try? Maybe it’s because there isn’t a ‘bite sized’ version of the activity, or you don’t feel that you’re prepared for it. I’m here to tell you a little secret – you don’t have to be prepared for it. You just have to do it.