I help you ‘make’ you!

A recent advertisement for a fitness facility said” We make you strong” “We make you fast” and it went on and on! Folks someone outside of your mind and body can’t make you anything! People can help you but it is impossible to “make” another person into anything! They are in charge of that. AContinue reading “I help you ‘make’ you!”


Folks, body movement is the key to life when speaking of humans. Even though many people try to move as little as possible, they wouldn’t dare watch a movie where the characters just laid around! Why? Because it’s boring to do and boring to watch! Get movement into your life! Try playing football or basketballContinue reading “Move!”

Aim high!

Never stop reaching! Like Michelangelo said, it doesn’t matter if you reach your goals if you set them so low that you absolutely know from the outset that they are so low that you can’t cannot reach them! #thetrainer #Insideoutfitness #parkour #personaltrainer #functionaltraining #hoodriver #insideoutfitnesshoodriver #ultramarathon #fitness #functionaltrainer #health #running #fitnessaddict #workout #cardio #train #trainingContinue reading “Aim high!”

Goodbye races, hello “Solo Odyssey”!

I have run about 600 races, from 3K to 125K and I am very glad I did! Now, though, I feel the need to do more with less, to see what I’ve really got! That means no more races where the trails are labeled with colored ribbons and reflector ribbon for night races. I wantContinue reading “Goodbye races, hello “Solo Odyssey”!”

Got your Parkour on?

I was first introduced to “Parkour” in the movie “Casino Royale”. A great scene at the outset of the movie with Daniel Craig chasing a pioneer of Parkour and “free running”, Sebastian Foucan. The word comes from the French “parcours”, which literally means, “the way through”, or “the path”. What we now all know asContinue reading “Got your Parkour on?”