4 Quick Fixes


When coaching, sometimes less is more.  Using succinct cues as opposed to information overload and potentially confusing language is best.  There are times an exercise or movement looks almost perfect, but not quite.  Here are 4 quick and easy ways that I have found get people moving a little more perfectly every time. #1 In … Continue reading

How YOU Should Single Leg Squat

Pistol Squat

Single Leg Squats are a fantastic lower body strength exercise.  They are also very difficult, meaning they aren’t for everyone.  Some refer to this exercise as a pistol squat which, I don’t know what the origins of that are, but it sounds weird and I don’t really like it. That being said I don’t think … Continue reading

The Beginner


Long ago in 2014 I heard Nils Lofgren of E Street Band fame talking about a Beginner School that he had started for guitar players.  Now, I don’t too much about the school, how it’s doing 3 years later, or really much about Bruce and The E Street Band but the message that Nils offered … Continue reading

Don’t Stop Moving


I’m going to get right to the point with this one.  Every time I go out of town for some sort of vacation I get lazy.  Sure I get some much needed rest but I move way too little during these times and often feel worse, eat worse and then make more excuses as to … Continue reading

It Won’t All Be Easy


It won’t all be easy.  This isn’t meant to be discouraging but just a moment of truth.  If you’ve been on this earth long enough you know that this is how life goes.  The world of training and fitness is no different.  Reaching a goal, making a significant change in your life, being consistent or … Continue reading

More Reason To Keep Moving


At Ambition Athletics we often talk about movement and how important it is.  In fact it’s really 33% part of what we stand for.  Movement, Strength, Education.  I wrote this little gem of a post entitled “Just Move” almost exactly 4 years ago and after reading again, it’s pretty good.  I still stand by it.  However, I … Continue reading