FitLabPGH Features #3:19 Richard Butler (Coach RTB)

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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