Training For Performance

Performance training.  These days is seems like everyone is doing it.  Many gyms and coaches claim to be performance enhancement specialists.  I train a few days a week and recently …

Not Hard, Just Good

“It doesn’t have to be hard.  It just has to be good.”  I recently heard Mike Boyle say this on a training podcast and it got the hamster wheel really …

Always Be Training

When it comes to fitness, strength and health it’s not always easy to keep things going. It’s pretty simple, but rarely has anyone said that it’s easy.  There are always …

A Better Way to Swing and Deadlift

About a year ago I first heard coach and physical therapist Charlie Weingroff explain what he coined a “packed neck” position and it’s importance.  This is essentially a neutral spine …

Is It Sustainable?

Sustainable: Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance Of or relating to a lifestyle involving the …

Progression

I often stress the importance of progressions in training.  Basically an, if this, then this, type of approach.  As far as learning, fundamentals and safety I believe this to be …

Are You Recovering?

The world of fitness is growing in popularity fast and it’s awesome.  In this information age that we live in there is much to be learned from each other in …

Better Every Day

I try to read various non-fiction books regularly to be a better human being but probably even more so to be the best coach I can be.  One thing about …