Muscle Growth: Why Sleep Matters More Than You Think

Your alarm sounds, jolting you awake. Your eyes are tired and your muscles sore. You stretch your arms above your head and groan, dreading the long day ahead of you; already tired. In today’s bustling world, this is the story for many. Sleep takes a back seat to our jobs, kids, hobbies, the gym, and…

3 Lifestyle Shifts for a Happier YOU

In today’s world, we seem to compare and judge ourselves based on others. We scroll down our timelines and see the lavish lifestyles of celebrities, the happiness of our friends, and fantasy lives that are unattainable. This leads to negative effects on our mental state where we begin the process of self-hate. In my own…

Making Friends in a New City

Unfortunately, forming new friendships seems to get tougher at every stage in life, and while I feel like I’m in a better place now, it was a rough adjustment. I’m still in a process of establishing relationships in my new state, but here are my best tips for getting started in making friends.

4 Things More Important Than Working Out

There are few people, places, or things that make me feel as powerful and free as a killer workout does. There’s just something about sore muscles, sweat dripping down my face, and pure “me time” that makes me feel… me. But let’s be real for a minute. The gym isn’t everything. Even when it comes…

Get (and stay!) Focused

Focus (noun): the state or quality of having or producing clear visual definition. How many times a day do you lose focus? What about in a week? If I could gain back all the minutes I’ve wasted trying to “refocus” or “reorganize” I’d probably have years worth. But let’s be honest, without a plan – I’d…

Faith, Fulfillment, and Fitness

Today’s blog looks a little different than the typical side of Kail. I reached out to my good friend Rex Ju for his take on faith, and how we can take the principles that direct our faith, and apply them to our fitness journeys. Read his take below! First and foremost, I’m an engineer by…