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The Icehouse Fit Blog

Sleep Like an Ultimate Human

Today in our Ultimate Human Series we are talking all about sleep. We are not going to deep dive into the nitty gritty about sleep, more of a 20 thousand foot view of why sleep is so important, and how to get more of it. Is This Your Nighttime Routine? You are a...

Movement Basics for Becoming the Ultimate Human

We hear a lot about what it takes to be an athlete, but what about a solid, should we say ultimate, human. Today we dive into the movement basics that you need to be on the road to becoming the ultimate human.  We define ultimate human as someone who can live well...

Do These 7 Things FIRST

Do These 7 Things FIRST

Chances are, if you are reading this, you have some sort of health/fitness goal that you want to persue. You may not know where to begin. There are all sorts of people and programs who want to offer you advice, sell you a product, and it can definatley be confusing....

Control What?

Control What?

If you’re like me I’m sure you’ve heard “control what you can control” a thousand times and rolled your eyes a bit and moved on. “What does that even mean when everything around me is out of my control," is usually my next thought. My partner, Ashley, and I had this...

Work Hard, Stay Humble: Postpartum Training

Work Hard, Stay Humble: Postpartum Training

Modifying and scaling during pregnancy was humbling, but it was nothing compared to postpartum training.  After giving birth, doctors recommend (strongly) six weeks of rest and recovery which means walking and MAYBE light weights.  I’m not an elite athlete but I’m...

You’re Eating for One

You’re Eating for One

A pivotal part of any fitness regimen is nutrition.  You won’t get the results you want if you work out but still survive on cheeseburgers and pizza.  Unfortunately, sticking to a fitness-focused diet is difficult at best when pregnant. Before pregnancy I was counting...

The B Word

The B Word

I'm just so BUSY!  I'm too BUSY! Yeah...we all are. Have you ever caught yourself responding the the "Hey how are you?" with "Good, but so busy!"  or just "Really busy"?  ?‍♀️Then following up by a conversation complaining with all of the things that are overwhelming...

5 Easy Tips to Keep Meal Prep Simple

5 Easy Tips to Keep Meal Prep Simple

When you think about meal prepping does it seem like some daunting, time consuming task that you HAVE to do? It definitely used to be that way for me. I felt like I needed to prep something different for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every single day. That, as you can...