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Scary Obesity Facts

Hey can I share something that has made me double down on my role as a Nutrition coach? Several of my friends have parents dealing with Dementia and they have been living with  Dementia for quite a while.  I see the immense toll it takes on them and their families and...

Get another hour in my day-workout edition

Get another hour in my day-workout edition

Have you ever said, "I need another hour in my day"?   Let’s look at a way to add some time back to your schedule using exercise. Interested? Work effectively and efficiently One of the keys to effective time management is to actually be productive in the time you...

Lose FAT on afterburners!

Lose FAT on afterburners!

How to lose fat on afterburners. Way back when I was in Flight School with the Marines, we had to take some classes on jet engines (Go figure). One of the things we learned about jet engines was how some of them used afterburners. Did you know that with an afterburner...

Am I too old to gain muscle?

I don't know? Ernestine Shepherd (at 70- she is now 79) https://ernestineshepherd.net/ Mark Sisson of marksdailyapple.com JK...I do know! Aging can have negative effects on muscle.  Many studies have shown that adults who are not doing exercise designed to prevent...

Can I gain muscle and lose fat?

Can I gain muscle and lose fat?

In today's episode a little about gaining muscle while losing fat. Is it possible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? The answer is ''...it's complicated" but... it can be done. The hardest part is actually gaining the muscle... and we are tackling that...

Will I get bulky by lifting weights?

Will I get bulky by lifting weights?

Don’t lift weights, you will get bulky   Client:  “I want to tone up and lose some weight, abs would be great… But, I don’t want to get bulky.  I’ve heard that lifting weights will make you bulky… Can I just do cardio?”  Me:  “Whew...I am so glad we are just going to...

Why we Deadlift (straight bar)

Why we Deadlift (straight bar)

  Why we Deadlift “ The deadlift is unrivaled in its simplicity and impact while unique in its capacity for increasing head-to-toe strength.”   Coach Greg Glassman - CrossFit Journal 12, August 2003 The best part of the CFJ 12  is the conversation between Coach...

No Days Off

No Days Off

#NDO “But Coach….”     “What the heck do you mean no days off?  I am sore, I have been hitting it hard for 3 days in a row…”   How can I get better if I don’t take a day off?   I first heard about this concept from Kelly Starret in 2010.  Kelly (a...

Chase Your Goals, not Rabbits

Chase Your Goals, not Rabbits

At CrossFit PTC, our coaches want to talk to you every 3-4 months. One on one, in person. We want to put you on the InBody; ask about your goals; review your progress; and then give you the best possible prescription.

Stuck in a Rut?

Stuck in a Rut?

Sooo…you feel a little blah, perhaps stuckIt happens, we all hit a plateau once and awhile.  Or, for some reason you missed a week or two and you feel like you are going backwards…