Monthly Archives: June 2015

“A Girl’s Guide to Pull-Ups” Fitness professional Christye Estes encourages the ladies to pursue the worthy goal of being able to perform unassisted pull-ups. With that being said, the truth is that there are guys out there that would benefit … Continue reading

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“Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes: 5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy” In this T Nation article, fitness professional Bret Contreras lays out five things that you can do to improve your ability to move well, decrease … Continue reading

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“Degeneration? More Like Normal Aging” Fitness professional Bret Contreras makes the case that the various physical breakdowns that we commonly see as we get older are just part of the aging process. Because of this almost inevitable degeneration, Bret also … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Champions

Congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks for winning the 2014-2015 Stanley Cup as the NHL champions. Congratulations to the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2014-2015 NBA title. Both sports are known for their grueling regular seasons and playoffs. Well done! … Continue reading

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“LeBron James’ Unfathomable Workload” ESPN Staff Writer, Tom Haberstroh, solicits input from my friend and mentor, Mike Young, PhD, for this article that examines the incredible demands placed upon superstar LeBron James during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ playoff run. Considering the … Continue reading

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“3 Tips to Stop Gassing Out” Coach Joel Jamieson provides the reasons that a fighter can “gas out” in a fight and three ways to prevent such an occurrence. But this article isn’t just for fighters and those coaches that … Continue reading

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“BOOTCAMPS: NOT JUST FOR CRUSHING PEOPLE (AND DOING ‘STUFF’” In this article, George Kalantzis of Cressey Sports Performance (CSP) shares his method of programming for their group fitness classes. I visited Cressey Sports Performance a few winters ago to take … Continue reading

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“A Coaches’ Guide to Strength Development: Part IV: First Principles on Periodization” With this fourth article in the series, Matt Jordan returns to discuss the rationale behind periodization. Specifically, he questions the need for periodization and speculates as to why … Continue reading

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American Pharoah Videos With their victory at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, American Pharoah and his jockey, Victor Espinoza, captured one of the most elusive titles in sports — the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (United States). American Pharoah is only the … Continue reading

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“The Official Drink of the Belmont Stakes” Here is a link to the recipe for the official drink of the Belmont Stakes, the Belmont Stakes. It is a bourbon-based (Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey) drink that looks pretty tasty. … Continue reading

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