Monthly Archives: August 2016

“Of Course Physical Strength Is Important to Masculinity” Writer David French makes the argument that men should embrace the pursuit of physical fitness and strength. While acknowledging that every man doesn’t need to be as physically capable as another, he … Continue reading

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“Nutrition: The Too Simple To Be Sexy Diet” Fitness professional Nick Tumminello, the NSCA’s 2016 Personal Trainer of the Year, shares some simple advice for tidying up your diet and losing weight. Generally speaking, personal trainers that do not possess … Continue reading

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“A Mind for Success: Shaping Your Perspective” Coach Nick Newman shares his thoughts on the psychology of success. The Olympic athletes now competing in Rio have undoubtedly dealt with a variety of psychological challenges on their road to the Olympic … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
“Run for your life! At a comfortable pace, and not too far: James O’Keefe at TEDxUMKC” Dr. James O’Keefe Jr., a cardiologist, shares his experience / findings regarding extreme endurance training…

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Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
Do not miss this TEDxCalgary talk by my friend and mentor, Mike Young, PhD. He is without a doubt one of the most intelligent, passionate, and skilled people that I have…

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“Seeing the Bigger Picture” Coach Nick Newman shares his insight into working with young athletes. I had the pleasure of watching Nick interact with the scholastic athlete population during my time at Athletic Lab. I wish that I would have … Continue reading

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“Basics of Resistance Training for Track & Field [Slidedeck]” Coach John Grace of Athletic Lab shares the slidedeck from his 2016 North Carolina Coaches Clinic presentation on implementing a resistance training program for track & field athletes. If you are … Continue reading

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“Variety for variety‚Äôs sake? The how and why of variety within a training program” Coach John Grace hits a home run with this article on how variety in training should be viewed and implemented. Unlike the pseudo-experts that wax poetic … Continue reading

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“It’s Not a Race for Last” Carolina Panther’s coach Joe Kenn explains how he looks at the saying “It’s not a race for last!” in relation to team conditioning drills and an athletic program. He goes on to speak to … Continue reading

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“WORDS WIN” “Remember the strength of Words, they can make enemies of friends, start wars or create peace, or break or save lives. In the context of coaching, words can build confidence, morale, relationships, and lasting friendships or they could … Continue reading

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