Welcome to a collection of our favorite articles and writings on topics such as fitness, exercise physiology, mental health, nature, adventure travel, leadership, and other topics heard around the gym and out on the trails that will help you experience more joy and well-being in your life.

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Exercise Recovery Part Two: Compression

Exercise recovery was the last thing that came to mind when I saw my grandparents wearing tan colored compression garments. If ‘ew’ is what comes to mind when you imagine nerdy-looking compression socks, rest assured, the next generation of compression has taken that science and doubled down. Now professional and college athletes as well as … Read More

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Recovery Part One: The Role of Nutrition

In the realm of recovery, nutrition serves as a cornerstone for optimizing performance and aiding the body’s restoration process. Food is the fuel that powers the body’s ability to bounce back from intense physical exertion. The first installment of our four-part recovery series sheds light on the pivotal role of nutrition in recovery.

A colorful pyramid that represents the flow of energy

Energy Flows Where Attention Goes

In a world full of distractions, how do you focus? Fear not! Certified Personal Trainer Melanie Webb dishes out playful tips: dive into the joy of the present moment, use your senses, turn off app notifications (they can wait!), go outside on ‘airplane’ mode, and hey, ask yourself what feels good – chances are, you’ll nail it.

In a nutshell, this blog is like a high-five for your attention and energy. So, let’s get moving, stay mindful, and embrace the awesome connection between where our attention goes and where our energy flows!

Two women wearing winter clothing creating healthy habits by hiking with trekking poles on a sunny day in the snow

Embracing Change: From Fitness Failures to Lasting Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits are the Key to Fitness Success As the New Year rolls in, many of us feel pressured to set ambitious fitness resolutions. The promise of a healthier, fitter, even age-defying version of ourselves lurks around every newsfeed and TikTok trend. It’s so…human, really, to start the year with excitement and commitment. By March … Read More

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Awe-Inspiring Journeys: Harness the Powerful Feeling of Awe in Your Life

Awe and the Mind The emotion of awe has a profound impact on the mind, often leaving us with a sense of wonder and amazement. This feeling of awe transcends the ordinary and encourages a broader perspective, promoting questions about the mysteries of existence. It stimulates curiosity, igniting a desire to explore and understand the … Read More

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Carbohydrates vs Fat Loss

Are you wondering what the talk about macros is all about? It’s important to understand what a carbohydrate is before you implement a “macros” diet. Are Carbohydrates Bad? Carbohydrates are not inherently bad for you! They are a vital source of energy for the body. Carbs can be found in different substances including fruits, vegetables … Read More

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5 Prevalent Lactic Acid Myths: Debunked

Learn about lactic acid myths that aren’t true! You know that feeling of soreness you get after a great workout? It’s not what you think! For so long we’ve been led to believe false truths about lactic acid in our bodies. WebbWell intern Alexa Frost is majoring in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University this … Read More