Far From Ordinary

Ryan Phillips On Ecuador: A Fitness Adventure

I was super excited to learn that I’d be heading up the Fitness Travel Adventure experience in Ecuador next April. I’ve never been to South America and this trip presents the prefect opportunity to not only experience the natural beauty of the continent but also to...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 5

As I near the end of my time in Morocco, I wanted to talk about embracing health on your holiday. I hear over and over and over again how people don’t want to really workout on holiday, and I always wonder why. Yes, I am in the health profession and see the value of daily...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 4

As I was scrolling through the millions of Instagram posts that pop up on my daily feed, I noticed a unique statement: “FITNESS is a big word because of how you use it; the meaning is different for everyone.” With my day four post, I imagine what it must be like t...

Building the Perfect Derrière, with Michelle Martinez

People often ask me how I build up my glutes. Not that I think they’re that great, but it is always very flattering and especially rewarding that people acknowledge my hard work. Because of this, I’ve been asked to write a blog post for Fitness Adventure Travel about...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 3

On Balancing Fitness and Culture The more I teach abroad the more I become aware of how fitness translates. Simply put: sport, fitness, and physical health is how the body moves and communicates. Engaging in different exercises prompts the body to learn how to stand, hold...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 2

Day two or is it three? Perhaps the Moroccan heat is getting to me. It could be the blissful mornings or North African lights. Only weeks ago I was sitting in my office staring at the stone cold computer screen in an office with a small window, wishing my hours away. Today, I am...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 1

I just discussed the arrival into Marrakech and the warmth of the greeting at the Pullman, but there is something interesting about waking up in a beautiful place you have never seen before; it is like being a child again. You are more willing to embrace new things, your mind is...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, with Ms. Bikini Europe

Fitness/Adventure/Travel, google these terms! This is what I did to find Fitness Adventure Travel company. I did this because I was tired of going to the gym, going to work, and thinking about how I would vacation and gain weight. I train and talk to so many people who go on...