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Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

This is a guest post from my mentor, and founder of Orca Empire Fitness Academy, Ken Stabler. His philosophies and level of introspection have led him to be Raw & Honest with himself, his students, and his community to create a platform for growth. Enjoy! Have you ever heard people say: “You are either a… Continue reading Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

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How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

I think everyone needs a coach. The most premier sport athletes in the world seek coaches to remain sharp at their craft, but also to remain as healthy as possible for the long haul. So what do I need a coach for if I can look it all up myself? Seeing, Doing, and Feeling movement is three… Continue reading How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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T³ #007: Scan & Plan!

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… Especially this time of the year, being surrounded by beautiful Fall weather can be such a pretty sight. The colors of the leaves so diverse, crunching underneath your feet. Many animals are scurrying to prepare for colder months. And you are bundling yourself up with a couple extra layers… Continue reading T³ #007: Scan & Plan!

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The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

You discovered a time where each morning, afternoon and night, feeling like the best version of your potential exists. With each favorable decision you make, you crack a smile and love how empowered it makes you feel. You are unstoppable, regardless of whatever is going on around you. The habits you've built in allow you… Continue reading The 5 F’s to Create Change That Lasts; and No, One of Them Isn’t “F**k It”

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Stop Feeling Crappy and Start Drinking Your Water

You know that feeling when Your body feels like 'blah'? (I know, super scientific with that description) But seriously, your neck, back, hips, and legs either feel like Jell-O, or a 1,000-pound block of cement when trying to get up-and-out of bed. Not before long you shake those feelings out, but lone behold, by the… Continue reading Stop Feeling Crappy and Start Drinking Your Water

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T³ #005: Dehydration and Distance Don’t Mix

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday... When taking a day hike, walk, or run in the woods, it is extremely important to pack enough water for your journey. If it is a short journey, such as a sub-5k run, or a leisurely walk, you might be fine without any water to travel with at all.… Continue reading T³ #005: Dehydration and Distance Don’t Mix

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Do You Want to Live Longer? Then Take the Reins on Regulating Your Cortisol

What is Cortisol Cortisol is a hormone created by the adrenal glands in your kidneys, then released into the bloodstream. Just like testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, melatonin, and DHEA, your body like to keep the balance of each hormone under its control, and does not like big shifts in change. "Almost every cell contains receptors for cortisol… Continue reading Do You Want to Live Longer? Then Take the Reins on Regulating Your Cortisol

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The Most Powerful Approach to Fight Fat You Need to Know

It's Not Your Fault Some of the hardest habits to change are the ones we barely recognize we do. Even more than that, they are the ones we have no intention of changing them because "there is nothing wrong, why would I?". The best way to maintain building the best version of yourself is to… Continue reading The Most Powerful Approach to Fight Fat You Need to Know

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T³ #002: The Magic of Fighting Through the Yuck

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday... You are consistently faced with the decision to just stop. What is the purpose of busting your ass and putting so much intense stress on the body? It is so much easier to stop and walk, or not even go out in the first place. There can be a… Continue reading T³ #002: The Magic of Fighting Through the Yuck