Hot To Squat: Perfect Pairings

Let me start by applauding your efforts when it comes to taking your vitamins. Even if the ritual periodically slips your mind, should you manage to swallow your supplements the majority of the time you are way...

Hot To Squat: Poppin’ Cherries

One of my favorite things about the hellishly hot months of summer is when I walk through the front door at Whole Foods and am greeted by an overflowing display of bright red, deep red and pinkish-red bounty. H...

Hot To Squat: Get Your (New) Kicks

Hipster-cool doesn't cut it in the gym Stop what you're doing and look down at your sneakers. How long have you owned them? How many days per week do you wear them? Do you notice any signs of wear and tear:...

Hot To Squat: The Pull Deconstructed

At last, we've made it to the end of the functional movement series. Before we delve into our dissection of the pull, let's recap (remember, there are six total movements). When I say “functional movements,”...

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: It’s Hip To Be Bare

Ladies, we all know to some extent the oppressive regimen that is shaving. Whether you deem all body hair unsightly or just leg hair, bottom-half leg hair, underarm hair, you-know-where hair, or maybe just your...

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: Are You Grounded?

No, I'm not referring to the (many) times in high school when most of us heard, “You're grounded for the next three months,” or “Do that again, and you're grounded,” or in my case, “You're grounded indefinitely...

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...

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...