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The Chemical Side

I have always had a deep interest in the study of physics.  In college, physics was one of my favorite courses.  In my career, I am engrossed in the physics of human movement and sport.  You don’t have to look hard to identify the elements of mass, force, acceleration, impulse, elasticity, tension, angular momentum, ect, […]

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Give Your Kids a Break

Spring break is right around the corner for all the high schools around our area. For me, it always serves as a good reminder to try and incorporate some more “fun” things, or at least activities that the kids perceive as fun, into the training program. I am the type of guy that takes training […]

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March Madness

This is a post I made last year during the tournament, but it still holds true to form, and I think it is worth re-visiting. It’s Tourney Time.  My favorite sporting event of the year.  The drama is everywhere.  Each game, a 2 hour blitz, win or go home.  Hearts broken, tears shed, nets cut […]

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New Exercises for Explosive Hip Extension

I think one of the most important qualities of strength training is the ability to accelerate moderate loads with intensity and good technique. However, too often, when young athletes start using weights, every day turns into a powerlifting meet. Not every exercise, in fact very few exercises, should be maximum effort exercises, particularly for younger […]

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A new gym just opened up near my house, and being curious as I am, I had to pop in and see how it was set up and what they had to offer. I always like check out other centers, see if there is anything unique to offer, see what kind of equipment and space […]

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Getting Fit and Healthy: A Beginners Guide

The anxiety rises. You have come to fear your morning ritual. Stepping onto the clear glass scale on your bathroom floor. “Something must be wrong with this thing” you say outloud, as the digital numbers jump past last week’s number, finally settling in at a nice round 250. “how did I let this happen?” The […]

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One Liners

I am putting a couple videos together for you guys on some agility drills and techniques that I will be getting up soon. In the meantime, I wanted to get a few quick thoughts out there. You know how sometimes you have the internal monologue running? Sometimes a word, a phrase, a question, kind of […]

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