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Congratulations to the Champions!

Congratulations to Justify, jockey Mike Smith, and trainer Bob Baffert on Justify becoming the thirteenth Triple Crown winner in history with an impressive wire-to-wire victory in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday! Prior to Saturday’s victory, Justify won an exciting Preakness … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2018 Kentucky Derby winner!

Belated congratulations to Justify, jockey Mike Smith, and trainer Bob Baffert on the 2018 Kentucky Derby victory. I really enjoyed watching the races two Saturdays ago (and a few mint juleps), particularly Justify’s thrilling win in the 144th running of … Continue reading

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The Passing of Another Olympic Games

Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
I always find the end of the Olympic Games to be a little sad. For a little while we are reminded of what a human being can achieve from an athletic…

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“Guy Winch: How to fix a broken heart | TED Talk | TED.com”

Originally posted on Greg Maness' Under Carolina Skies:
“Guy Winch: How to fix a broken heart | TED Talk | TED.com” “In over 20 years of private practice, I have seen people of every age and background face every manner…

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“Helen Fisher: The brain in love | TED Talk | TED.com”

Originally posted on Greg Maness' Under Carolina Skies:
“Helen Fisher: The brain in love | TED Talk | TED.com” “And indeed, it has all of the characteristics of addiction. You focus on the person, you obsessively think about them, you…

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“Meet Day Strategy for Weightlifters” Athletic Lab’s Chris Hoina and Brian Guilmette have put out a helpful (and humorous) series of videos along with some additional resources for the beginning weightlifter. Athletic Lab is hosting their Winter Weightlifting Classic on … Continue reading

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“Jeff Connors’ Strength & Conditioning Clinics” Registration is now open for the Jeff Connors’ Strength & Conditioning Clinic scheduled for Saturday, February 17th. I attended Coach Connors’ clinic in 2015. It was a fantastic event at which I was able … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Champions

Congratulations (albeit belatedly) to the Alabama Crimson Tide for winning the NCAA National Championship over the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23 in a thrilling overtime win on Monday, January 8th. Keep your chin up, Bulldog fans. It looks like your team will … Continue reading

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“Certification – 8 Weeks Out” Last year I purchased Joel Jamieson’s Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course. Unfortunately, I got sidetracked after getting started on the course and ended the year without having completed it. Now, here in 2018, I am … Continue reading

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Leaving North Carolina for Japan!

Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
It is with a great deal of excitement that I can finally announce that I will be leaving North Carolina later this month to pursue a somewhat unusual opportunity. I have…

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