Growth: Why, how, and when

People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives. –J. Michael Straczynski I was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook last week,Continue reading “Growth: Why, how, and when”

Mindset, Atmosphere, and Perspective

Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still –Henry David Thoreau In the past couple of weeks, the gym atmosphere has been lit on fire. Despite work volume increasing ten fold (literally going from singles to 10RM), everyone comes in to still try andContinue reading “Mindset, Atmosphere, and Perspective”

Do it For You

Trust yourself Break some rules Don’t be afraid to fail Ignore the Naysayers Work like hell Give something back –Arnold Schwarzenegger, Six rules of Success People are stubborn. Once they hear something from somewhere (usually it’s a Buzzfeed article they reference) it is very hard to change their mind. I am reminded of this timeContinue reading “Do it For You”

Getting flexy with nutrition

Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience. –Denis Waitley For the past several months the coaches at Pure Health have dedicated their spare time to furthering our knowledge basis into the realm of nutrition and macro planning (this is me giving myself aContinue reading “Getting flexy with nutrition”

Happy Holidays from Us to You!

At Pure Health Performance, we often stress lots of priorities–lifting, mobility, food, rest, and recovery, for example–but nothing compares to the love of family and genuine friendship. We hope everyone has had the opportunity to takeĀ a few day off from work to enjoy the company of the people who matter most (while also maybe sneakingContinue reading “Happy Holidays from Us to You!”

You’ve got your own back

Prevention is better than cure –Desiderius Erasmus To think that someone else can constantly pick up your pieces and put you back together again is pure insanity. Think about all the times that you acquire an ache or a pain. Think about all the Saturdays that you wish you could go get a massage atContinue reading “You’ve got your own back”

Strong women make a strong gym

I’m tough, ambitious & I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, Okay. –Madonna   So I had the pleasure of having a long discussion with some of the ladies from Pure Health last night about women in the gym. Before I begin, let me preface with this: My intentions areContinue reading “Strong women make a strong gym”