Monthly Archives: May 2015

Memorial Day Holiday

For those of you in the United States and those of you observing the holiday in some fashion abroad, please accept my best wishes for a happy, safe, and active Memorial Day holiday weekend. Just take a moment to remember … Continue reading

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“We all have dreams. But….

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” — Jesse Owens

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“How Toxic Hostility Is Killing Us: Yes, This is Relevant To You. So Read It” Coach Tony Gentilcore shares some knowledge that he gained at this year’s Boston Sports Medicine Performance Group (BSMPG) event from Dr. Robert Sapolsky, the author … Continue reading

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“The Black-Eyed Susan | The Official Drink Of The Preakness” Here is a link to the recipe for the official drink of the Preakness Stakes, the Black-Eyed Susan. I may partake in one (or a few), although I still have … Continue reading

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2015 Preakness Stakes Home Page Get all your official information regarding the 140th Preakness Stakes at this Web site. Good luck to all of the competitors, human and equine, racing in Maryland this weekend. I am hoping to see American … Continue reading

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“How the Powerlifts and Sport(s) Go Together Like Peanut Butter & Jelly” Coach Kelsey Reed comes to the defense of the powerlifts in training for sports. Exercises such as the deadlift, the squat, and the bench press (not to mention … Continue reading

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“Strength” Want to get strong? Chris Beardsley breaks down the available research on the subject of training for strength in this in-depth article.

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“Program Design Flow Chart” Fitness professional Bret Contreras shares an easy to follow program design template to help you or your clients reach your/their goals.

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“First in War, First in Peace, First in Sports?” In April, around the 150th anniversary of his death, I posted a link to an article that examined the athleticism of Abraham Lincoln. Today, I give George Washington his athletic due.

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“The Old Forester Mint Julep” The mint julep is the traditional beverage of the Kentucky Derby and the Old Forester Mint Julep is official mint julep of the 141st Kentucky Derby (http://www.oldforester.com/kentucky-derby/). Here is a link to the recipe so … Continue reading

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