Often times, in both training and life, this powerful construct is looked over because it requires a concerted effort and continuous internal feedback. For most, an endeavor to be intentional falls short simply because of the work it requires to follow through. When you are intentional about something, it means that the act or behavior is of high importance or value to you.
"We as the new generation of professionals are living in a time where information is more easily accessible than ever before. An intern today can gain the information base of an experienced coach without even having to leave the office, and in a much shorter amount of time.
If you would classify someone as healthy, what are the factors you would consider? Body Composition, how far they can run, how much weight they could lift? What about their mental state? This gets overlooked simply because, most times, you cannot see it. People are better at masking these problems and playing off that everything is fine. I know this because I have struggled with Depression which also affects an estimated 350 million people...
In any well-run kitchen, preparation is nine-tenths of the job. Mis en place for a home kitchen means having every tool, ingredient, and dish you need to execute your dishes without having to do more than pivot around a <10 square foot space. What follows is a list of things to keep on hand at all times. These items are things that you will likely use on a near-weekly basis.
Just like in the gym, you can’t plan your workout until you know what equipment you have available. If you want to squat, but you don’t have a rack, well things are going to get a bit tricky. You may still be able to pull it off, but it’s going to be more difficult. Food prepping is the same: If you don’t have the right equipment for the job, you may need to rethink your plan.
A lot of people think that coaching young kids is just “glorified babysitting” and then end up getting frustrated that the kids aren’t listening or can’t quite perfect a movement they’ve been working on for weeks. There’s a right way and a wrong way to coach kids.
Does ego change with the type of sport, team vs. individual? When in a team setting, is it more important to be a better teammate or be the best player on the field? Ego differences change with the type of sport and can change the dynamic of the player.
When life gets the craziest, that’s when it’s more important than ever to take care of your body and that starts with what you put in it. With a little planning and a small time investment up front, you will find yourself eating healthier and feeling better even when life is crazy.
People train for a lot of different reasons. One very important reason for training is often overlooked, however. It’s not glamorous or sexy, but for aging populations, strength training as a means to prevent and recover from falls is crucial.
The necessity and demand for a program like this was clear both from a coaching and a parenting perspective. As coaches at The Spot Athletics, we work with youths and adolescents and see a common trend among them. Many of these athletes come into our facility lacking proficiency in foundational movement skills such as running, jumping, throwing, and kicking.
Everyone says they want to feel and look better. Everyone also says they try to eat healthy, so why are so many people struggling to reach their health and fat loss goals? Simply put, they consume too much C.R.A.P.: Caffeine, Refined Sugars, Additives and Preservatives.
If you're hitting a platue with training and not sure why, it's time to listen to what your body is trying to tell you. In this blog, Coach Bryce explains the importance of identifying when the stressors in your life become just too much.
Being mobile is a crucial aspect of being healthy. If a person is not able to move a joint freely through its full range of motion, then they are already putting themselves at an increased risk of injury before even attempting to pick up a weight and load that range of motion.
Hopefully after reading this you can get some useful information to use to reach any goal you set for yourself. Here are five easy steps that can help kick start reaching your goals in 2016 the right way.