Contributors

We are a team of exercise scientists, recreational athletes, and entrepreneurs that believe everything can be done better, including fitness. Sometimes getting back to our roots of playing in the dirt all day long really is better than bigger and newer.  Yes, gyms are a staple in our culture but we want to make the outdoors a staple so you can live a happier, healthier, life.

Look for more philosophy on health, fitness, and life on our BLOG.


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Scott Jones has a ridiculous passion of getting people outside. After co founding Lifes2Short Events  and starting Athlete On Fire and Becoming Ultra with the goal of inspiring and empowering athletes of all kinds to get out and get after it, Daily Outdoor Workouts just made sense.  It is the love child conceived no less than 8 years ago, only now, we know how to build websites!  Scott specializes in running and sport specific training for his workouts.


DSC04817Jeremy Grev has always been an outdoor enthusiast. Growing up in MN he was always outside exploring, fishing, running,  biking, skiing, etc. Having played many sports and always challenging himself with other physical endeavors, two degrees in exercise physiology helped him understand how the body works and how to make it work better.  His love for adventure and the outdoors eventually led him to nature’s playground, known to others simply as Colorado. When he isn’t outside playing, he can be found in a puddle of tears, as we all imagine anyone would be without fresh air and sweat.  Jeremy is our DOW mastermind and creates most of the amazing DOWs you love, specializing in Winter sports and mountain sports conditioning.


 

IMG_0958Lauren Jones grew up in the rocky mountains of Colorado and is a trail runner, playground workout fanatic, wanna-be ski bum, elite Obstacle course racer and mom of 2 crazy boys.  She has her degree in exercise science, is certified in pilates and is co-founder of Life’s 2 Short events and the founder of Running with Kids (resources for active parents) and SOMbands (inspirational apparel).  Lauren’s workouts will focus on Playground, pi-yo inspired and obstacle race training workouts.

 


11112770_669722239798719_4129546549439302891_nRyan Atkins is a world class professional athlete.  After spending much of his youth competing in unicycle trial competitions (yes, it’s crazy) and cycling, he has recently been dominating the Obstacle Course Racing scene.  He is a two time World’s Toughest Mudder champion, a Battle Frog and Ice Bug sponsored athlete and he literally can’t stay off the podium.  You can rest assured he is going to bring a new perspective to your outdoor training.  Oh, and he is our sole Canadian rep, we love the Canadian Rockies so much we had to have someone from our awesome northernly neighbor!  Be sure to check out his Tuesday and Thursday posts on Instagram and follow along on his Monday live Periscope workout.



IMG_4965Coach Tony Middleton
is the owner and head coach for Unlimited Potential Fitness, an organization that he created to help people unlock their unlimited potential through fitness coaching, personal training, and obstacle course racing.  His passion for fitness started 8 years ago when he discovered the burgeoning sport of Parkour and blossomed a few years later when he started obstacle racing. Now he teaches OCR bootcamps five times a week in Thornton and Boulder and is a team captain and facebook editor for Colorado Obstacle Racers, the largest obstacle racing club in the state.  In 2013 he was selected to be an OCRgear.com Brand Ambassador and in 2014 he became a Men’s  Health Urbanathalon Training Ambassador. Although he is the father of two and holds down a day job doing software engineering, he still makes time to train athletes and compete in obstacle races.  In fact, he placed first in age group at the Colorado Spartan Sprint this year and is ranked in the top 15 for age group nationally. Coach Tony has completed four coaching certifications:
Parkour Level 1 Coach
AHA CPR/AED + First Aid
ACE Group Fitness Instructor
Spartan SGX Coach

 

Interested in joining the DOW team?   We are looking for qualified contributors who love getting outside as much as we do.   Fill out the form below and we will be in touch.