1. THE HEALTHIEST KIND OF ROLLING

    You know the foam roller that’s just collecting dust in the corner of your bedroom? Originally you bought it for a reason. It might have been to help loosen tight hips, it might have been some butt stuff or maybe you just got it because someone told you it’s gonna help. Whatever the reason you g…Read More

  2. GLUTEN-LIGHT. COULD IT BE RIGHT?

    So I’m sitting here at Poke Chop on a rainy Friday afternoon thinking about how much my life has changed over the past 3 months. I’ve come to 3 conclusions: 1) 2018 is going to be the best year of my life 2) Going gluten free has made a tremendous impact on my life 3) I’m on the right path. Th…Read More

  3. A CRUDE AWAKENING

    My grandfather, Kozo Hamanaka has been through alot in his 96 years on this Earth. I think about all that I’ve lived through my 30 years… and I can’t even begin to imagine the things he’s heard or the stuff he’s seen. From legit having an icebox for a refrigerator or having to escape the c…Read More

  4. TODAY IS THE DAY!

    Mike here. I’ve been toying around with the idea of starting a weekly blog and this is my first shot at it. It’s going to be a little rough around the edges but as with anything, you get better with time and practice. Shoot, I could barely bench press 95 pounds when I started the journey into fi…Read More

  5. MY BODY HURTS. IS THIS NORMAL?

    Possibly, you’re using this term wrong. If you’re new to working out (or working out this hard) your body will be ‘sore’ from what scientist’s and researchers call delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), while they don’t exactly know what the causes this phenomenon it is our belief that th…Read More