Amazing Mountain Air

Our summer vacation came to an end yesterday. After 17 days away from work, and 10 days in the mountains I guess it’s time to get back in the groove. Part of me is ready to re-engage and connect, but another part of me just wants to retreat back to the amazing Rocky mountains. Our […]

The Thorn in my Side

For the past 4 years I have been plagued with nasty hip pain. It comes and goes and is very random. One day out of the blue my right hip would start to flair up, and 24 hours later I can hardly walk. Give it a few days, and all is back to normal. A […]

90 Day Thoughts about Shakeology

As I close in on my 90 day “trial” with Shakeology I thought I would share my thoughts and results with you. First you might be asking what is Shakeology? For that…you should first read this. So, my first 90 days, or 3 months have been fantastic…more energy, more nutrition, better digestion, and shedding fat. My […]

Simple Healthy Recipes we eat and love!

Last week I blogged about A Simply Healthly Lifestyle. A very common request has been people wanting more of our favorite recipes. So, here ya go…some of our favorite simple healthy recipes we eat in the Storch household (in no particular order). Please know that many of these recipes we modify for our liking…for example use […]

Day 7 of A Simple Healthy Lifestyle

It’s Sunday,  day 7 or our 7 day series on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle. I hope that this series has been beneficial for you. Well, I have saved the best of last…the big D word that goes perfectly when you are talking about your health in general. Discipline! Yep, that word when it comes to what you […]

Day 6 of A Simply Healthy Lifestyle

It’s day 6 or Saturday in our 7 day series focused on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle. So, the weekend is here and you blew it! Maybe it was falling off the Krispy Kream wagon, or you just loaded up all day long on massive amounts of crap you should not eat. I understand, this […]

Day 5 of A Simply Healthy Lifestyle

Yep, it’s Friday aka day 5 of our 7 day series focused on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle…only 2 more days if this is boring you to tears. I often hear people talking about not eating when they are trying to “loose weight”, or just skipping meals. What a dietician once helped me realize is, calories are […]

Day 4 of A Simply Healthy Lifestyle

Day 4 or Thursday is here in our 7 day series focused on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle. I am sure you have noticed the trend happening with my shakes for breakfast. Well, Shakeology has become a regular part of my diet and it has been great for me. I wrote about it here, but simply put […]

Day 3 of A Simply Healthy Lifestyle

Day 3 or Wednesday is here in our 7 day series focused on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle. I have talked about my amazing wife Robin a lot…so I thought it was appropriate to stay on that theme. A month or so ago Robin talked about dinner at our home. Take a moment and read […]

Day 2 of A Simple Healthy Lifestyle

Day 2 or Tuesday is here in our 7 day series focused on having A Simple Healthy Lifestyle. My wife is awesome…she is an amazing cook, and is so helpful when it comes to having healthy meals. But, for the record when we got married nearly 15 years ago she did not cook…could not cook, […]

Day 1 of A Simple Healthy Lifestyle

So, its your average Monday, or better known as day 1 of this 7 day blog post series. Lets start with some simple and free tools that are very helpful. Log your food – I use MyFitnessPal on my iPhone and web browser. It works great, and I track everything I eat, and all my […]

A Simple Healthy Lifestyle

I get asked regularly about what I eat and what my healthy lifestyle looks like…so I am going to address that this week in daily posts. To first offer a little context, over the last 3+ years I have dropped ~60 lbs (was 220 – now 160′ish), became a vegetarian+ fish, and a competitive cyclist.  I do stress this […]

Push it to the Max…well, maybe not!

As many of you know I have really gotten into cycling over the past year. I have been training, reading and learning so much in the process…and I am loving it! The other day I was reading on of my favorite cycling blogs about “Are your tires over inflated”, and this statement really made me […]

30 Days Later…I am loving Shakeology!

Link: 30 Days Later…I am loving Shakeology!

My first true juicer experiment in a long time. After watching Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead I decide

My first true juicer experiment in a long time. After watching Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead I decided to crack out the old juicer and give it a shot again. Here is what I rolled with: Green Lemonade 1 Green Apple 3 handfuls Spinach, 1.5 cup 6-8 Kale leaves, 2 cups 1/2 Cucumber 4 Celery […]