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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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Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
“Axle Clean and Press” In this third installment of 8weeksout.com videos focusing on strongman techniques, Zack McCarley and Patrick Castelli present one of the techniques used for the Apollon axle clean…

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“The 5 ‘Musts’ to Sustainable Exercise: Michael Haddin at TEDxPSUAD” Fitness entrepreneur Michael Haddin shares his must-haves to ensure sustainable exercise as part of your lifestyle.

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“21 Nonsensical Fitness Contradictions” “Many coaches and trainers like to say that the word functional is a meaningless fitness buzzword because it means different things to different people. Yet, the word strength also means different things to different people, but … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Champs

Congratulations to the Houston Astros for winning the 2017 World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers by winning the decisive game 7. Also, congratulations to Gun Runner and Florent Geroux for winning the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Classic in Del Mar, … Continue reading

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“Using Data to Inform Decisions and Drive Athlete Intent” Above is a link to the seventh video in the Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young video series from Fusion Sport. In this seventh video Mike describes how a … Continue reading

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“Varying Starting Positions for Speed Sessions” Above is a link to the sixth video in the Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young video series from Fusion Sport. In this sixth video Mike provides some examples of various starting … Continue reading

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