Monthly Archives: May 2014

Taking a Break

I have decided that I need to take some time away from posting, as I am dealing with some personal matters. As a result, I expect to be “out of touch” for a spell. Best regards until our paths cross again. — Greg

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“‘Fat Loss 5’: A Simple But Effective Fat Burning Workout” Coach Nick Tumminello shares this simple circuit workout designed to burn fat while building or maintaining strength. To make these types of circuits effective you have to push yourself during … Continue reading

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“Muscle Building: 4 New Ways to Perform Your Sets” Coach Nick Tumminello shares four ways to build muscle by changing up the way you perform your strength training sets. If you are looking for a way to “spice up” your … Continue reading

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“Rory McIlroy overcomes personal turmoil, wins BMW PGA Championship” Congratulations go out to Rory McIlroy. Part of being a professional is putting everything else in the background and getting the job done. Rory won the BMW PGA Championship today after … Continue reading

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“Exercise Science: What is it good for?” Coach Greg Nuckols answers critics of exercise science. In his post, Greg takes a balanced look at the current state of exercise science including its limitations.

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“The Science of Gluteus Maximus Training” In this video from the 2013 Personal Trainers’ Conference, coach Bret Contreras goes over science-backed training of the gluteus maximus.

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“9 Health Benefits of Exercise” The American Council on Exercise (ACE) shares 9 ways in which exercise can benefit your health.

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“Kettlebell Training for Power Endurance” Coach Jason Brown provides some ideas on using kettlebells for training power endurance. Kettlebells can be a great tool for training the ability to sustain one’s power output over time.

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“Joint-Friendly Training” Coach Nick Tumminello shares some great ways to train around injured or painful joints. Like Nick, I find the sled to be a great tool for those individuals with sore knees or backs.

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Weightlifting eBulletin Volume 4, Number 6 – Q&A (June 2012) In his newsletter, weightlifting coach Harvey Newton answers my question regarding the power position. Coach Newton was the head coach of the 1984 USA Olympic Weightlifting Team and he regularly instructs … Continue reading

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