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Why Diets Don’t Work

Why Diets Don’t Work You probably know someone right now who is on a special diet. Maybe it’s Keto. Maybe it’s Whole30, or Paleo, or Carnivore, Zone, Intermittent Fasting, counting your macros, or one of the other dozens of diet plans out there. You’ve probably tried something like this yourself!  Read more…

What is Virtuosity?

What is Virtuosity? Usually when we think of virtuosity, we think of a “virtuoso.” Someone who is insanely talented, at the very top of their profession. Someone who is peerless and unparalleled in their skills. You’re probably picturing a violinist, right? Maybe a renaissance artist? Probably not someone you know. Read more…

How to Reduce Stress

How to Reduce Stress, by Coach Chris The year 2020 has been an absolute insane ride, especially if you’re here in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area. It’s felt like a seemingly relentless torrent of negativity, disasters, frustration, and isolation for a lot of people. We’ve been glued to our phones and computers Read more…

Supercharge Your Sleep

In our last article, “Sleep: The X Factor,” we discussed the importance of sleep for supporting your work in the gym and the kitchen. Most of the time when we think about sleep, we tend to focus on quantity. The question is usually, “Did I get enough sleep?” But laying Read more…

Sleep: The X Factor

There are three main facets to consider for your physical well-being: Exercise, Nutrition, and Sleep. All gyms talk about exercise. Some gyms (like Ripple Effect!) include nutrition coaching in their practice. However, Sleep is a pillar of your physical well-being that most gyms rarely mention, except perhaps to very high-level Read more…