7 Health & Fitness Tips to Start off the New Year

by Sean Etsitty, BA, CPT The body doesn’t like to change. Whether you are starting your exercise journey or waking up for the millionth time to run in the cold, the body doesn’t initially want to get up. The body craves comfort. For 199,900 years the goal of the human race has been to not …

Exercise Science Secrets: How High Intensity Endurance Training Can Leave You with a Belly

by Sean Etsitty, CPT The marathon commemorates the legendary Greek messenger who ran 25 miles from Marathon to Athens, then collapsed and died from exhaustion1. Such a strenuous activity is understandably highly respected, and any athlete who can complete this feat should be proud of themselves.  But have you ever heard some of these athletes …

The Best Fitness Advice: The Pillars of Physical Fitness

By Sean Etsitty, BA, CPT Growing up I was an athletic kid, who happened to be obese. I remember when I stopped playing sports. It was after I heard my white friends talking about how dirty Native kids had a black ring around their neck and armpits. Little did they know I also had these …