Fitness Fun

Hike the year; 2,018 miles of Trails in 12 Gorgeous months!

A year ago I told myself; I’m going to start trail running again. Then I tried to go for a run and my left knee hurt like a bitch. Seriously after two years of incredible back pain, surgery and recovery time and now my knee fucking hurts, I thought as I limped up the trail. …

V is for Venison

Mt Baldy

It’s 10 a.m. and I almost summited the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, and frankly, the highest mountain peak that looks out over the city of angels. (Los Angeles) And I did it the hard way. Mt Baldy’s Ski Lift Trail literally climbs straight up the mountain underneath the rickety ole chairlift that …

How to make your own Low Sugar Protein Powder

Some days I wake up on a cold and blustery 25 degree morning and I am just hitting the trails for a hike as the sun is coming over the horizon. I love sunrise hikes and I love them even more when I just inhaled a healthy and delicious breakfast smoothie while driving to the …

Kick-Ass Fitness Motivation in 2018

It’s Januray 1st,  2018 and you just finished all the Christmas cookies. As you sit on the couch watching the Tournament of Roses Parade live from sunny Pasadena, California you look down at your roll of belly fat and think to yourself, good lord how did this happen to me? I should really go for …

Snowshoe Into a Blissful Winter Wonderland

Lets face it. Some people just don’t “Do” winter.  These guys need to try a day of snowshoe fun! These city folk just don’t love a winter wonderland the way that I do. You may find yourself stuck in a chilly mountain cabin for those cold and dreary months of January and February just aching …