The Pulse

PULSE - The Real Cost of "Great" Deals

PULSE - Tired Drunk

PULSE - Be A Fitness Inspiration to Your Kids

PULSE - Living a Life in Vector

PULSE - Decluttering and Fitness

PULSE - Snowball Productivity

How to be Truly Alive

Toothbrushing Smarter not Harder

Fitness and Happiness

Do Detoxes Work?

Face Fat

Indifferent Eaters

Gimmicky Gadgets

1,000 Dollars

Fitness Trackers

Defence Against Informericals

Getting Your Paradigm Right

Procrastinate Like A Pro

Getting Even Through Fitness

PULSE - Lose 5.5 Pounds In 5 Weeks With These 5 Tips

PULSE - The Messy Business of Good Science

HILIT: New, Trendy and Effective

Dont' Forget to Chill

PULSE - Role Modeling

PULSE - Smacking the Futon

PULSE - The Joy of Walking

PULSE - Dealing With Cravings

PULSE - Training in the Heat

PULSE - No Gym Weight Hacks

PULSE - Flavor Bombs

PULSE - Think Small

PULSE - Finding Your New Normal

PULSE - 15 Foods To Avoid For Breakfast

PULSE - 5 Ways To Keep Kids Engaged While You Work Out

Facing Face-Fat Facts

PULSE - Your Presence Is Required

Breathing Exercise

PULSE - Pro Tips for Dealing with Stress and Anxiety in Uncertain Times

PULSE - Overcoming Workout Laziness

PULSE - Corona Fitness

PULSE - Jump In, The Water Is Fine

Put Yourself To The Test

PULSE - Staying Safe Amidst An Outbreak

PULSE - Voluntary Obstacles

Quick and Dirty Fitness Tricks

PULSE - How To B(eat) A Cold

PULSE - Dismiss Your Inner Critic

PULSE - Toothbrushing: You're Doing it Wrong

PULSE - Get a Boost with Live Sauerkraut

PULSE - The Importance of Self Care

Activation Energy

PULSE - Pause for Reflection

PULSE - Exercise Doesn't Get Enough Credit

PULSE - Staying Compliant During the Holidays

No One Cares

PULSE - Change the View

PULSE - Find and Feel the Burn

Trainer Bios - Jim Matt

PULSE - No More Wilted Herbs

The Summer Slump

PULSE - Freeze Your Fruit

PULSE - Working Out and Rocking Out

PULSE - Step it Out

Trainer Bios - Kim B

PULSE - Ward's Halloween Survival Guide

PULSE - Corrective Exercise

PULSE - Let's Talk About Sleep, Ba-by!

Trainer Bios - Cecilia A.

PULSE - When Eating, Just Eat

PULSE - Coffee: a Performance-enhancing Drug???

PULSE - If You Must Indulge, Indulge Wisely!!!

PULSE - The Elephant in the Room

PULSE - The Ultimate Cheese Hack

Trainer Bios - Ed Center

Trainer Bios - Jenny Haddle

PULSE - Quick and Dirty Cross Training

Trainer Bios - Elissa Imran

Impossibly Not Meat

PULSE - Falling Off the Skateboard

PULSE - Nutrition for the Family

PULSE - Workouts are for Slackers!

Trainer Bios - Angela Worthington

PULSE - Gyms Are Gross

A Quick Note on Depression

PULSE - Brain Calisthenics

PULSE - Produce Quality Breakdown

Trainer Bios - Sharmali

PULSE - Say Yes!

Trainer Bios - Scott Burns

Owning Your Baggage

Trainer Bios - Malia Hirschmann

Trainer Bios - Nate Belle-Isle

PULSE - Eating Your Eggs

Trainer Bios - Jess Swarbreck

The Power of Planks

Trainer Bios - Ward Willis

PULSE - Understanding Indifferent Eaters

Trainer Bios - Sara Pittman

Are All Veggies Created Equal?

PULSE - Slow and Steady

PULSE - Procrastination Pro Tips

PULSE - Everest Eating

PULSE - Drawing Respect and Inspiration from the Rugby Body

PULSE - Wellspan NOT Lifespan

Sleep Is Training

PULSE - Exercise Your Vacation Options

PULSE - Know Your Motivation

PULSE - Power Your Pull-up

PULSE - Hidden Protein

PULSE - Wake up Hungry

PULSE - Staying Motivated on the 'mill

Chalk Talk #8: Impact Reduction

Skillfull Breakfast

Chalk Talk #7: Advice

You're Doing it Wrong: Pull-ups!

Episode 4: Asparagus Pee

Episode 43: Why We Don't Do "Cheat Days"

PULSE - Why You Get Hurt

Chalk Talk #6: Sunday Self

You're Doing it Wrong: Tricep Dips

Chalk Talk #5: Gold Medal Fitness

You're Doing it Wrong: Planks

Chalk Talk #4: Eat Your Water

The Nature of Knowledge

The Ab-Omination

PULSE - Why We Don't Do "Cheat Days"

PULSE - Kenzai Warriors on the Road

Deal with it

No Gimmicks : Why Diet Pills Don't Work

Training Towards the T-Shirt

Dealing With Your Genetics

Episode 24: Fitness Anthropology

How to Schedule a Year of Training

Chalk Talk #3: How to Lose 8 Pounds

No Gimmicks: Why Fitness Trackers Don't Make You Fitter

Sweat it out or swap it up: CHAMPAGNE

Help the Newbies

Sweat it out or swap it up: CINNAMON ROLL

Sweat it out or swap it up: HOT COCOA

Sweat it out or swap it up: MIXED NUTS

Sweat it out or swap it up: APPLE PIE

Sweat it out or swap it up: CHOCOLATE BARS

Sweat it out or swap it up: EGGNOG

Sweat it out or swap it up: SUGAR COOKIES

Sweat it out or swap it up: FRIED CHICKEN

Sweat it out or swap it up: ICE CREAM

Pokemon and the Human Condition

Navigating the Holidaze

Chalk Talk #1: What's the deal with fat cells?

No Gimmicks: Why Detoxes Don't Clean Up Your Act

Kenzai NUTRITION: Sunny-Side Up EGGS


PULSE - Eating on Credit

Kenzai NUTRITION: Carrots

Kenzai 10-Day Challenge

Episode 15: Abs. Abs. Abs.

Happiness is at the 2nd Deviation

Five Foods You Need to Break up With

Cleaning Your Plate

PULSE - Getting Your Paradigm Right

Debtor's Prison


Your Body Sucks

The Ideal Body

PULSE - This is why your knees suck

Saya T.

David O.


Episode 23: Allergic to Cheesecake

Brain Fitness

The Rolling Start

Dirty Fitness Tricks

The Power of Metacognition

Through the Lens

Your Ideal Body

Showing Up (BONUS: Conversation with Portland City Planner & Kenzai Member Tuck O.)

Hairshirt Diets

You're Doing it Wrong: Lunges!

You're Doing it Wrong: Triceps Dips!

You're Doing it Wrong: Planks!

PULSE - Rolling Start!

How Did Kenzai Get Started?

PULSE - Skillful Breathing

What I Learned Getting Lasers Shot into My Eyeballs

PULSE - Marinated Flank Steak

Mashed Peas & Chard Lemon Pasta

The Deflator

You are the bug out bag

The Topographical Donut

Why Patrick started Kenzai

PULSE - Pain Beats Cake

PULSE - Staying Alive (with a capital "A")

PULSE - Fitter. Happier?

Wearing Your Gi

Living at the First Standard Deviation

Excuse Busting!

Falling Down

Mission Implausible

Straight Talk on Genetics

One Year of Kenzai Blogs!

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