Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Emily Balcetis: Why some people find exercise harder than others” In this October 2014 Ted Talk, social scientist Emily Balcetis explains the value of keeping your “eye on the prize” when it comes to pursuing fitness. She also illustrates how … Continue reading

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“Holiday Training” Coach Mike Young makes the case for scholastic athletes to not let their fitness/sport performance training slip over the holiday season. I would argue that he also makes the case that fitness enthusiasts should not allow the holidays … Continue reading

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“Performance Tips: Grip Training” Joel Jamieson and Patrick Castelli of 8weeksout.com present some methods for training your grip strength.

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“Paleo, Vegan, Intermittent Fasting: How to Choose the Best Diet for You and Your Clients” Fitness and nutrition coach John Berardi of Precision Nutrition shares his views on popular diets and how no one diet is the best choice for … Continue reading

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“How Exercise Changes Your Brain To Be Better At Basically Everything” Writer Jane Porter shares how the brain is a beneficiary when we exercise.

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“Speed and Skill Optimization with Cal Dietz” Coach Cal Dietz makes the case that speed and skill development work needs to take place early in practice/training sessions after the warm-up. Coach Dietz also provides some tips for incorporating speed and … Continue reading

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“Nonlinear Periodization for Size and Strength” Christopher Smith extols the virtues of nonlinear periodization and provides a couple examples of how to program mesocycles for two different goals.

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“Nonlinear Periodization: A Sound Approach for Tactical Athletes” Coach Jason Dudley makes the case for using nonlinear periodization when creating strength and conditioning programs for tactical athletes.

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A Zombie Apocalypse Survival Workout

I am a big fan of the AMC show The Walking Dead. In fact, while I am not an aficionado of all things zombie, I really enjoy fiction that pertains to a zombie apocalypse. It isn’t so much the zombies … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow doesn’t exist….

“Tomorrow doesn’t exist; yesterday is gone. The more I remind myself of that, the stronger I feel.” — Liam Hemsworth

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