Alluvium Expertise Documented

Getting Our of Your Head

Getting out of your head Good luck! I think you actually get out of your head as you take your last breath. That being said, I do think we can slay the beast. That demon that resides right between your ears that tells you yarns of inadequacy, that you are weak, that...

You Need a Health Coach

The first section of this article wasn't written by me. This is an excerpt from Chris Kresser (see bio below), but I couldn't say it any better...   Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? How did it turn out? If you’re like most people, you didn’t get...

Stop Chasing the Shiny Things

Stop Chasing the Shiny Things They make it shiny because it grabs your attention. They try to add value by using technology to "help" accomplish your goals. There is always some new fangled contraption to diagnose your pain or some new app to show your steps. There is...

Time

Time We all have the exact same amount. 365 days, 52 weeks, 7 days, 24 hours. What we choose to do with that time is on us. I prioritize my life. 1. Me first Seems selfish right? How can I be solid in my skin, confident for those who need me most, and forthcoming for...

Making Time for Yourself

Making Time for Yourself One of the biggest reasons people either leave our gym or don't join in the first place is time. "I don't have time" or "I'm too busy." I totally understand! Life is busy. Distractions pop up and occupy our time. What if we could create time...

Why I pick things up and put them down

Why I pick things up and put them down I stretch myself out of my comfort zone often. I take on tasks that are big, I set lofty goals, and I work toward them every damn day. I own a gym and a clinic. I coach people to be better versions of themselves. I like to think...

Slaying Two Zombies…

Slaying Two Zombies... You find yourself locked in a room with two zombies. One is fitness, and one is nutrition. You are able to slay one zombie. Do you still have a problem? In a world of cliches, the adage of "you can't out exercise a bad diet" comes into focus. If...

The Abandonment of Self is Only Temporary

People were excited about it, millions saw it, select felt it, and few understood it.  I had the opportunity to be in the path of today’s eclipse.  I was fortunate enough to be in the line of totality, and be among people who knew more than me.  I gave my wife a hard...

A Slippery Slope

A Slippery Slope You made the decision to put health first, to go against convention and wear the skin you live in proudly.  You have changed what you don’t like and accentuated those qualities that you love.  You do this for months, even years… and then you decide to...

Focus

“It’s simple, not easy”.  All you must do is move the barbell from the ground to your shoulders in the most efficient way possible.  But, our minds are busy.  We have jobs, kids, schedules to keep, issues to slay, spouses, bosses, life!  You set up, and your mind...

How Do I Get Abs?

Hey Coach, How do I get abs? As the weather turns warmer, our thoughts turn towards sunshine, vacations, pool or beach time, and that means…swimsuits. And who wouldn’t want a flat belly or some ripples of abdominal muscles? We all have abdominal muscles, but the...

Breakroom Blues

BREAKROOM BLUES. -Alexa Fryer So you walk into your office and immediately head to the breakroom for your morning cup of joe, like any other day. However, this morning there’s already a tray of cookies sitting right next to the coffee pot… man that would taste good...

Pregnancy Massage

Therapeutic massage therapy and it's benefits are well documented, so it makes sense that pregnancy massage is beneficial as well.  A woman's body adapts to pregnancy on many levels.   Her blood volume increases significantly, her uterine ligaments stretch,  her...