A boot camp student of mine sent me a wonderful article by fitness guru and trainer LaRue E. Cook, MHA, JD. The article was called “Pounds vs Inches.”  In this article, the author explained...

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are upon us and most of us are desperate to find a way to enjoy all the great foods that come with the season while staying...

When a long- time Lehi resident hears complaints about recent snowstorms, this response is likely, “You don’t even know about snowstorms. Let me tell you about the snow of ’49 and ’83.” In the...

I snuggled as deep as possible into my old war-surplus sleeping bag on a very cold and windy November night in the Fall of 1957.  Dad told me to stay in my sleeping bag...

Are we are becoming a society addicted to social media? Keeping up with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a multitude of other connections is a constant, and often stressful, job.  However many people feel lost...

Perfect Women. One of the topics where I feel most helpless. We all know there is no such thing as a perfect woman. We all know there is no such thing as a perfect man....

My Dad was a farmer. In my world that wasn’t unusual. Most of the adults I knew were farmers, sold stuff to farmers, or bought crops or livestock from farmers. At least that was...

I’m a pretty mediocre guitar player. I console and encourage myself that I’m better than the 5 billion people on earth who DON’T play guitar. Weak, I know, but it keeps me playing. What...

I’ve been a fitness trainer for many years, and I feel lucky to have found a career that drives me to push myself physically, and to be mentally tough as I reach my fitness...

I’m thinking about one of the biggest moments in my life. I don’t remember my exact age, I think I was nine or ten. We had just finished Sunday lunch and I’d had a...