Get stoked enough to make real changes.

We all want quick fixes. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, mounds of research indicate that there aren't any quick fixes when it comes to health. Most people (over 90%) who lose weight via a fitness program or diet plan gain it back within a few years. The only way to become your healthiest self (which isn't about weight) is to make changes to your lifestyle. Our hope is to provide educational and inspiring content that will help you make many small choices that lead to a healthy lifestyle over time. We look forward to your engagement and feedback!


If you opened this blog out of pure curiosity or skepticism about the title, that's understandable. Connecting to the earth for "healing energy" sounds more like a belief from a New Age religion, than something that belongs to the realm of scientific discovery or that glorifies God as creator...
While it might be difficult to believe that someone created a functional bicycle entirely out of cardboard, that's exactly what Israeli engineer, Izhar Gafni was able to accomplish...
We absolutely depend on sunshine for health! When exposed to the sun, our skin produces a plentiful amount of a potent form of Vitamin D, which has hundreds of different roles in the body (including protecting against skin cancer)...
Fartlek is a Swedish word that roughly translates to "gaseous propelled running." Just kidding...
If you want to get off the couch, improve your cardiovascular health, lose some weight, and get outside while doing so - there's not much in the way of exercise that beats a nice run...
According to a 2005 study, 10% of Americans take antidepressants. If 10% are taking prescribed medication, how many more are suffering from depression without any treatment? Something is wrong with this picture...
Whether you've never been backpacking before or you've logged hundreds of miles on the trail, it's always a good idea to have a checklist.
If you need to lose some extra body fat or get in better cardiovascular shape, there's an easy solution that will cause you to lose 1lb per week, that's about 50lbs in a year, while simply commuting to work!
While the program is primarily used by military personnel to obtain a perfect physical fitness test (PFT) score of 20 pull-ups in a row, it is also a great program for rock climbers or anyone wanting to build upper-back and arm strength...
Breathing in phytoncide-rich air has positive immunological effects...