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Forging Your Own Way

As I sit here, programming countless hours of exercise for the athletes that I care for, I often find myself struggling with making decisions about what workouts are truly best for the classes. The difficulty lies within me recalling specific athlete’s weaknesses and...

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Learning to Fight

Welcome to fight club. It is your first day and today we are fighting hand-to-hand combat against an experience fighter who has a knife. You get no weapons at all. 3…2…1… GO. In this scenario, do you feel well enough prepared to fight the person who has a knife on the...

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The Importance of Oxygen

The Importance of Oxygen It’s Monday and you are ready to kill your week of workouts. Feeling refreshed and centered after the weekend, you see that coach has programmed “Fran” (21-15-9 of Thrusters and Pull-ups). You have done this workout before and just seeing the...

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Exploring the Alactic, Lactic, and Aerobic Systems

Exploring the Alactic, Lactic, and Aerobic Systems As a living, breathing, blog reading individual you’ve probably learned the basics around how food provides the body with energy. There are actually several different ways that this can occur and they depend on the...

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How To Master Your Mind

What do you think about during a workout? How heavy the weight feels? The daunting number of reps remaining or time left on the clock? A creaky knee or that shoulder that always flares up? Whether you’re in the gym to improve your health, gaining strength and...

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3 Key Steps To Starting An Effective Daily Routine

“I’ve been thinking about taking up a meditation practice.” “I really need to drink more water…” “I feel so good when I exercise, I want to go to the gym more often, but can’t find the time!” If you’re like most people you probably have considered starting a new daily...

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Neurotransmitters, Recovery, And Your Training

Do you ever have days when you feel like all you could do is sleep no matter how much coffee you drink? Or maybe you’ve been on a new strength program for the past 8 weeks and feel weaker than when you started? Maybe you find yourself walking around the gym in a daze...

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