How to be Successful at Spartan Races

I just finished my 5th Spartan race and my 4th Boise Spartan Sprint. I’m not a huge fan of running, but I love obstacles; therefore, the Sprint is perfect for me. This year I finished with a perso ...

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7 Ways to Help Keep Your Kids Active

If you have been given the privilege of gaining the title of Mom or Dad and you still have children at home, this article is for you! Since summer break has arrived, this leaves us with the g ...

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2019 - Get Fit Before Summer!

It’s still cold outside. It seems like it constantly dark and gloomy and if you’re like me it’s hard to stay motivated. That’s why this is the perfect time to start thinking about summer. Start en ...

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How to Be Fit for Motorcycle Track Days

I recently started taking my motorcycle and doing what is called “track days.” It’s basically taking your motorcycle to a race track and getting to ride it with a group of riders similar to your s ...

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The Perfect Training Program for 2019

Looking for the perfect training program? Guess what, there isn’t one! We’re constantly being swayed to believe that someone has discovered this totally new amazing gadget or technique that is tak ...

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Stronger Together Challenge take-a-ways from Trainers

We just finished a challenge at Body Basics in Boise called “Stronger Together.” It was a challenge for teams of 2 people to work together and get points by doing different health and fitness comp ...

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Workout Ideas if You’re Staying at a Hotel

I recently went on a vacation with my family for several days. Any time I go on vacation, I wonder where I’m going to work out and what type of equipment I’ll have access to. On this most rec ...

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How to Squat Correctly

At our personal training studio, Body Basics, we have almost all of our clients do some variation of a squat. This might be a barbell front squat (for the high performers), a kettlebell sumo squat ...

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Working Out When Not Feeling Well

Recently, I’ve been working out at a gym other than the one I own. It’s a bit weird, but I’m giving it a try. Even as a trainer, it’s good to have someone else coach you, see how your body moves a ...

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