FitLabPGH is a podcast about movement and movement opportunities in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Once a week we also highlight a FitLabPGH mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity. The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability. Click FitLabPGH Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.
This Week: Richard Butler (Coach RTB)
Are you a Pittsburgh native? If not, what brought you to the Pittsburgh area? Pittsburgh native
What are your three favorite movement activities in the Pittsburgh area? My own group X workouts – Box N Beats (hybrid boxing & karate), Indoor rowing, Indoor cycling. I call it the Mecka Trifecta. Every Sunday 9am -12:30pm
Describe your fantasy movement-focused vacation…cost is not an object…where do you go and what do you do? I would love to lead a week long all Inclusive Lifestyle Change retreat, therapy horses, nutritious foods and pampering.
What is your go-to weekday breakfast? Your weekend breakfast? 3 hard-boiled eggs, 4 strips of bacon, whole wheat Cherrios with soymilk, and a banana.
What is your favorite thing to eat in Pittsburgh? Note: it does not need to be healthy. I absolutely love exploring the Buffalo wing scene.
What is the most unusual and/or challenging movement activity you’ve done? Would you do it again? I am in the very beginning of 60 different workouts for my 60th Birthday. That was September 18. I will have the rest of 2018 -19 to train. I just completed workout # 17 at SoulCycle San Diego. Most challenging? Any Yoga.
What movement activity/event are you looking forward to in the next year? Solid Core
Would you rather go scuba diving or skydiving? Sky diving
What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? One day off of all things
What is the one place visitors to Pittsburgh “must” see? West End Elliott Overlook
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