Beginner’s Guide To Spine Biomechanics: The Art of Injury Prevention

Beginner’s Guide to Spine Biomechanics: The Art of Injury Prevention Ian McIntosh B.S. (future) D.C.   Hello there Stone Strength Systems (S3) community and other internet go’ers! My name is Ian McIntosh, I am a soon-to-be graduate of Logan University with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and a current Personal trainer at S3. I am […]

Nutrition Rules…and How To Break Them: 3 Ways to Eat Healthier

3 Ways to Eat Healthier (Without Giving Up.) Kelsie Eversmeyer I know eating healthy is our favorite thing to do. How can it be if you’re used to eating everything that’s soaked in grease, crispy, crunchy, salty, sweet- and quite frankly- SO f****ing delicious? Well, if you talk to anyone who is now a health […]

Just Show Up, You’ve Got The Time.

I hate when I hear, “I just don’t have enough time.” To be blunt, well…I’ll let Ron Burgundy say it for me:   The hardest part is just getting in the door. For those who really think they don’t have time, be honest with yourself, and try this time audit. You’ll be suprised how much […]

S.A.D. –Seasonal Affective Disorder Guest Post

Photo via Pexels.   4 Winter Habits For People With S.A.D. – And How To Stick To Them   Seasonal affective disorder, known as S.A.D., is a mental health condition that affects about 4 to 6 percent of the population. Those who suffer from it experience a period of depression linked to seasonal changes. Though […]


DID YOU KNOW… 80% of people quit their workout routine within 5 months! That means… If you have been with us for 2 years you have lasted 5x longer with your “routine” than 80% of people. 7 years in, I’ve outlasted that 80% by 17x. As I always say, “The greatest thing  does for us […]


We can only go as hard as we recover well. I find myself saying this very frequently. Recovery is of the utmost importance if we are to continue to progress forward; if you only beat yourself up and never give the body a chance to move forward, we get nowhere. I’m certain y’all are sick […]

July Member of the Month

Congrats to Kelsey Schmidt, S3’s July Member of the Month. MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2017   Kelsey Schmidt July Member of the Month   Kelsey recently accomplished a longtime goal of a 300lb deadlift and after rededicating herself to nutrition lost 7lbs in a week! Congrats on your success and here’s to many […]

The Truth About High Fat Diets…

Ask anyone who has tried to diet if a high fat diet is the way to go. Chances are, they heard somewhere around their gym or office that Paleo dieting was the best way to eat if you want to lose weight and be healthy. The world of nutrition is, to those who don’t dedicate […]

Momentum and Training: Trust the Process

  Today I have a guest post by none other than my lovely wife. She is going to talk a little bit about her experience with the process of training here, what is momentum, and how it all ties together. I hope you guys enjoy the post! November 10, 2014 is one of the best days of […]

Basic Nutrition Pt.2: Carbs

Carbs TL;DR: Carbs are awesome. Eat them. They’re delicious, they offer us fuel for our high intensity training sessions, and glucose is the fuel for your brain….all good things! Let’s get the science out of the way early, so we can talk more about the fun stuff. What Are Carbs?  Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches […]