You Have Permission

Someone recently asked me why I thought women might shy away from lifting heavy weights on a regular basis.  I thought about it for a little while and although truly …

Tony Holler’s 666 Theory

Coach Holler has been coaching for literally as long as I have been alive.  He came onto my radar about two months ago and I’ve enjoyed his perspective on training …

That’s Just How We’ve Always Done It

“That’s just how we’ve always done it.”  This could quite possibly be the worst phrase in all of coaching. Perhaps even the death of desire, progression, and learning.  Being a …

Mental Toughness

Coaches in all sports talk frequently about mental toughness.  Ask a group of coaches what it is and how to get it and you might get many different answers.  As …

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, …

How YOU Should Single Leg 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, …

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 …

This Is Just Like, My Opinion, Man

A few weeks ago are article was published in the NY Times about the benefits of staying active (See Here).  It cited several studies but what stood out to me the …