8 Financial Tips for Millennials

8 Financial Tips for Millennials

Unfortunately, personal finance has not yet become a required subject in high school or college, so you might be fairly clueless about how to manage your money when you’re out in the real world for the first time.  I know when I graduated from college and got my...
2017 Financial Goals

2017 Financial Goals

New Year, New Goals.  2017 marks the start of new financial goals, for both personal and business. I always set at least one financial resolution during New Year’s and use it to guide my money management throughout the year. In fact, setting yearly financial...
Find Your Center When Life Gets Crazy

Find Your Center When Life Gets Crazy

We’ve all had moments when life’s demands left us feeling stressed and scattered. In these moments, it’s helpful to have some simple tools to help us gain composure and come back to our center, gathering our thoughts, and re-prioritizing our life. There are times when...
300 Workout

300 Workout

At the start of the movie 300, King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) bids farewell to his beautiful wife, Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) as he heads out to lead the Battle of Thermopylae. In it, 300 Spartans fought to their death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army in 480...
Why Working Out at Home is the Best

Why Working Out at Home is the Best

Working out at home is the best, pure and simple.  Four years ago, I would have said the opposite.  I loved the gym.  I loved going to the gym.  I loved that feeling walking into the gym and interacting with everyone, talking, chatting, bs’ing about nonsense....
Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?  In late 2015, 60 Minutes did an expose on the global craze that is Crossfit. CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, 60 Minutes said on...
P90X3 vs T25

P90X3 vs T25

With the release of T25 in June 2013, Beachbody, and the rest of the workout community, entered into a new era of high intensity/short duration workouts.  Soon after, we were gifted with other short duration Beachbody workouts, including P90X3, P90, Insanity Max 30,...
Alcohol Causes Seven Forms of Cancer

Alcohol Causes Seven Forms of Cancer

Alcohol causes seven forms of cancer, and people consuming even low to moderate amounts are at risk, according to new analysis. Health experts endorsed the findings and said they showed that ministers should initiate more education campaigns in order to tackle...
Thicker Smoothie, the Fuller You’ll Feel

Thicker Smoothie, the Fuller You’ll Feel

This article hits home for me.  Earlier this summer, I endeavored to bring some additional healthy eating habits into our household.  As my wife was getting later into her pregnancy, we were coming up with ways to continue to eat healthy, while still satisfying her...
Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

As I’m writing this post, sitting next to my wife on our couch, I’m contemplating many things, most significantly, the impending birth of our first child within the next week.  I’m unsure what to expect, I’m unsure what new fatherhood will...
P90X2 Insanity Max 30 Hybrid – Updated!

P90X2 Insanity Max 30 Hybrid – Updated!

Update:  Click here to view my latest update at the bottom of the article For those of you that follow this blog/site, you will have noticed that I am a big fan of the Beachbody workouts.  While Mason prefers CrossFit, I prefer the at home workouts, as I have a...
Should You Exercise When Pregnant?

Should You Exercise When Pregnant?

Should You Exercise When Pregnant? My wife and I are going down the path of trying to have our first child.  One thing we have been discussing lately, is what to do when she gets pregnant regarding her workouts and exercise.  Sure, during the first trimester, there...
CrossFit – Setting Short Term Goals

CrossFit – Setting Short Term Goals

Every month at my Crossfit box, we (the members) come up with our goals, and jot them down on a large whiteboard(s), that are placed around the facility.  Having goals is a good way to motivate yourself to come to the box and to stick to a healthy lifestyle.  Putting...
P90X3 Schedule

P90X3 Schedule

Last years P90X3 by Tony Horton combines all the science and studies from its previous versions all condensed into half the time. It is a full, high intensity workout, in only 30 minutes! Time to throw excuses out the window with this program. One of the first things...
Crossfit P90X or Working Out When Sick

Crossfit P90X or Working Out When Sick

Lets face it, we all get sick at some point, and its usually not at the best of times.  Recently, I have come under the spell of a cold, that just won’t seem to let loose its grip on me.  When I thought I was getting better, I decided to go back to my CrossFit...