How to Make Your Weekend a WOW Experience

Part of actualizing our purpose in potential is making our fitness, health, nutrition–everything!–sustainable and lifestyle oriented. We love how author and thought leader, Michael Hyatt, encourages the pursuit of excellence in a balanced, holistic manner. Check out this great article about creating “wow” experiences out of your weekend. He shares: “What makes a great weekend? If you’re …

Good stress, bad stress. Here’s how to find your stress sweet spot.

Good stress, bad stress. [Infographic] Here’s how to find your stress sweet spot. By Krista Scott-Dixon and Brian St. Pierre The same exact stressors — job pressure, kids, money, and, yes, an intense exercise and eating regimen — can energize and inspire you or sap your will and your mojo. Reaching your potential is about finding your …

Band Resisted Training for Power

Josh Krause (Wenatchee Community College Baseball), Colton Dyal (Wenatchee HS Baseball & Football) & Austin Blakney (Wenatchee HS Football & Golf) conducting the Band-Resisted Heiden w/External Rotation to develop power, absorption & deceleration. At Actualize Fitness we love using the variable loads of bands. Here is an article from one of our mentors, Eric Cressey, …

The Importance of In-Season Training

I can’t underscore the importance of In-Season Training. Where Off-Season Training prepares for the athletic season, the purpose of In-Season Training is to maintain the gains actualized in strength, performance, functionality and body composition during the Off-Season at least, and improve these things at best–while reducing the likelihood of injury. The problem is many athletes and …

Actualize Kids Get Strong!

I may be a little biased–because the beautiful, strong and determined young lady in the video is my daughter Kennady–but it’s really fun and encouraging to see the elementary age kids in our Actualize Sports Essentials (Discover) Membership getting strong, becoming more confident and more aware of their bodies! Actualize Sports encourages athletes, teams and coaches in the …

Why the “pause-button mentality” is ruining your health and fitness.

Why the “pause-button mentality” is ruining your health and fitness. ‘Getting a fresh start’ isn’t the magic bullet you thought it’d be. By John Berardi, Ph.D.   “I’ll resume healthy eating after my vacation… once the baby is born… after Dad gets out of the hospital… January 1… Monday.” While this kind of “pause-button mentality” …

Actualize Nutrition Revelation

We need you to catch a revelation about nutrition and food… …or you will not succeed with Actualize Sports & Fitness or any program that professes to help achieve your purpose and potential in sports, fitness, health, nutrition and life. Part of our mission statement brings up a very important point about proper nutrition: “Everybody …