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How do I start being healthy? I’m 14 and I don’t have much control over my life.

How do I start being healthy? I’m 14 and I don’t have much control over my life.

We should always be asking ourselves: “Is this something that is, or is not, in my control?”- Epictetus (stoic philosopher) At 14 years old I was overweight and lacked confidence…

Components of a competitive varsity strength and conditioning program

Components of a competitive varsity strength and conditioning program

On this week’s podcasts, we continue with our conversation from last week.  We discuss what we believe are the most important components of a varsity strength and conditioning…

The easiest protocol for improving lower body function.

The easiest protocol for improving lower body function.

Increasing your ROM isn’t rocket science.   In regards to the lower body, it can be as easy as placing yourself below parallel for long periods of time.   It’s…

Everything I learned about hard work I learned from wrestling

Everything I learned about hard work I learned from wrestling

“Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” I remember high school wrestling practices like it was yesterday. To a select few of us, wrestling…

There are TWO Types of Pain

There are TWO Types of Pain

“There are two types of pain, one that hurts you and the other that changes you.” The mechanism that exists to get the body stronger is very unusual…

Never, Never, Never Give Up: A Lesson Learned Lifting An Unbearable Load

Never, Never, Never Give Up: A Lesson Learned Lifting An Unbearable Load

“The secret of our success is that we never, never give up” I was completely exhausted. I had just finished a CrossFit superset workout of dumbbell squats and…

Even Michael Jordan Had A Coach. Do you?

Even Michael Jordan Had A Coach. Do you?

“All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself.” Michael Jordan, a basketball player that will go down in history as one of…

Failing My Way To Success

Failing My Way To Success

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” It’s well known that it took Thomas Edison over 1…

Kindle Purchase: Mobility Drills 101

Kindle Purchase: Mobility Drills 101

Super excited to launch my ebook on Kindle. This is the first of many more to come! Excerpt: Mobility Drills 101. This ebook is a “head-to-toe&#8221…

Parallette Practice: L-sit to Handstand

Parallette Practice: L-sit to Handstand

It is important to note that all inversions completed on a wall are modifications/substitutes to those same movements performed OFF the wall. Once a level of comfortability has been…