Top 3 indicators of great training

Top 3 indicators of great training

There are a number of metrics that people use to define their workouts, Pain and Sweat being the top two metrics. However are those the best ones to use? The short answer is no, they are not! Pain is your bodies way of telling you something is wrong, and sweat can be achieved without little effort. It is time to look for better indicators than those two and a good place to start are the three outlined in this blog!

Sleep - Your life depends on it.

Sleep - Your life depends on it.

We all know sleep is important, but it is easy to forget just how important it is really is! Going through and reading this blog will allow you to understand and change your life!

Breathing - The most important factor to your health

Breathing - The most important factor to your health

Breathing is the most important factor in a healthy lifestyle but you might be doing it wrong! Read why and how to improve your health in a couple of easy steps

Stress and your High School Athlete

Stress and your High School Athlete

Working out with Stress can be the best way to control your levels of stress. Knowing when your athletes need a little bit of extra help overcoming stress can help you become a better coach! Learn how below!

MythBuster: Speed ladders Do Nothing for Speed

MythBuster: Speed ladders Do Nothing for Speed

Speed Ladders, A Great marketing tool but not as effective as people say. Here is why!

Diets do not work, but here is what does!

Diets do not work, but here is what does!

Diets are set up to cause failure, and that is just the way they are! However, there are ways to make a better lifestyle by changing just a few things each day. If you want to take small steps to get bigger results, this blog is for you!

Setting Yourself Up for Fitness Success

Setting Yourself Up for Fitness Success

We’ve all tried and failed at one point or another to lose weight and get in shape, but if you’re tired of the yo yo’ing and want to Set Yourself Up For Success, this blog is for you.

Fat Loss Made Simple

Fat Loss Made Simple

Welcome to the Simple guild to losing fat. Notice I didn’t say easy, because as anyone who has tried to lose fat can attest, there is nothing easy about it, but it can be less daunting if you know the science behind it and how to work around the sticking points you have.

Motivation Is Bullsh!*

Motivation Is Bullsh!*

“We look for motivation to lead us towards a goal or to push ourselves into working out or starting a diet or jump out of an airplane, but while motivation is great in a situation, it’s BS for achievement.”

It Just Comes Down to Your Health

It Just Comes Down to Your Health

As a parent, many of you know all we want is to be there for our children. We want to be able to comfort them when they are down, celebrate with them when they win, and laugh at past memories. My dad loved his family very much and he would do whatever it took to make sure we not only had what we needed, but we also had a lot of what we wanted.

Champion's Mindset

Champion's Mindset

The ability to focus during a game directly correlates to the athletes mindset towards the activity. Webster's dictionary defines mindset as “the established set of attitudes held by someone.” For competitive athletes we have to take that one step further, not only is mindset the attitudes held by the athlete toward a game, but their sport in general AND the attitudes toward training for that particular sport.

Top Tips For Cycle Training

Top Tips For Cycle Training

t is my goal to help people like you to enjoy riding their bike pain-free! My approach is to educate and empower athletes through the use of sustainable solutions - Together we can reach the finish line! If you are training for a cycling event, I would be happy to help you out.

Training vs. Working Out - Know the Difference

Training vs. Working Out - Know the Difference

Do you work out or do you train? You’d better know because the difference can literally change your life—and maybe just save it. This article will give you the tools to make profound changes to what you do at the gym.

Move Forward from your Shin Splints

Move Forward from your Shin Splints

Shin splints can be an extremely frustrating injury for runners to deal with! Not only can they derail your upcoming race but they can cause you to quit running all together!  A common mistake that runners make is that they treat their symptoms instead of identifying and addressing the true cause of their injury. There are many factors that can contribute to shin splints but most often they can be traced back to excessive overload and poor running mechanics. If you are a runner and you are experiencing lower leg pain, please read on for some tips that will help resolve your pain and get back to running!

The Modern Footwear Crisis

The Modern Footwear Crisis

In life, there are two constant forces; they are both positively inescapable and destructive by their very nature. The first is Time, which I humbly propose no solution for. The other is Gravity, which, despite being constant and universal, can affect us differently over time depending on our body’s structural alignment.

The Biggest Mistake I Made As a Novice Lifter

The Biggest Mistake I Made As a Novice Lifter

When I was a beginning lifter, I made a ton of mistakes that I am trying to help you avoid. One of the biggest that I wish I could go back and change, is testing my max every week. You need to understand that getting stronger doesn’t happen under maximal loads or by maxing out all the time, it happens by being consistent with submaximal loads. This takes patience, it isn’t sexy, but it is how real results and strength gains happen and in this article I am going to tell you where I went wrong and how you can learn from my mistakes. 

5 Keys to Improve Your Tactical Training and Mission Readiness

5 Keys to Improve Your Tactical Training and Mission Readiness

You don’t have to be in a tactical career field (i.e. military, law enforcement, firefighter, etc.) to know that their day-to-day demands are far different than most other career options. In my time as a Combat Arms Instructor in the Air Force, I had the chance to train and teach many other military police, firefighters, and special operations men and women. In addition to tactical weapons training, I was a Physical Training Leader for my squadron of around 200 people. To make sure that our squadron was always as mission ready as possible for any short-notice deployments, I would focus on 5 key components to their tactical training regimen; movement prep, strength and power, anaerobic and aerobic capacities, mobility, and nutrition.