Hot To Squat: Twists Deconstructed

Twisting time is here. Coming in at number four, the twist is one functional movement that is oftentimes overlooked. Maybe that's because the definition of the word itself is so subjective. I'd wager to say tha...

Hot To Squat: Deadlifts Deconstructed

If you learn nothing else from my steady stream of rants and fun facts, learn this: how to properly perform a deadlift. Considered by many to be the king of all lifts, the deadlift is held in the highest of est...

Hot To Squat: Gift Guide 2014 Fit Finds

And we're back: time for company holiday parties, peppermint flavored everything, festive lights casting a rhythmic, blinking, colorful glow and hours of earbleed-inducing Christmas music that we just got out o...

Hot To Squat: Lunges Deconstructed

Lunges are some of the best leg- and butt-shapers out there, but how much do you really know about them? Sure, you do them in every bootcamp class, yoga class, Pilates reformer class and (hopefully) in your own...

Hot To Squat: Squats Deconstructed

One of the most misunderstood and poorly executed movements I see attempted in the gym on a regular basis is also one of the most important functional movements our body makes. Squats -- single leg, back squats...

Hot To Squat: Are You A Shower Addict?

I'll never forget it: standing in the cafeteria line for the day's gruel (okay, maybe not gruel, but close) and noticing the mean girl from 11th grade in line behind me, tittering and sneering at me. She was a ...

Hot To Squat: From Farm To Face

photo courtesy of Lily Farm Fresh Skin Care Finding that balance between taking great care for our skin and winding up looking like an NBA wife can be a challenge for us living in Colorado. For one thing, v...
The Mother's Day 5K Sunday May 11th, 2014

The WildLife: Mother’s Day 5K

Did you ever consider that your Mom might crave something more than the average, pastel-infused brunch routine? Maybe your Mom is more of a Xena Warrior Princess type than the read-quietly-by-the-fireside damse...
Denver bRUNch was here

The WildLife: bRUNch Running

Are you looking for a way to shake up your Sunday summer routine?  Start with brunch.  This sacred meal is known for its many desirable traits including hangover curing abilities, friend uniting and general Sun...

Hot To Squat: Should I Or Shouldn’t I?

Alarm clock sounds. You stir, momentarily transitioning from the depths of that moment's parallel universe and fumble to find the OFF button. As your eyes begin to focus on the surrounding reality, you take you...