Recently, I accepted an assistant coaching job for the Howland High School girls varsity soccer team. I am really excited to work in a team atmosphere again, especially a soccer team. The dynamic nature of soccer is super interesting to me and the conditioning needed to play the game is such a huge determinant of … Continue reading Conditioning is Like Budgeting
One of my favorite things to hear and see in the gym is the synchronization of BESTies exhaling, pausing for a second or two, inhaling and forcefully exhaling again as I watch weight moving all around the gym. When I see and hear this happening I am relieved knowing all my clients are lifting weight … Continue reading Exhale. Inhale. Move.
It is day number two of 2018, and like many people across the world, I am off to a good start. I got up at 430 AM on a day that I normally sleep until 8 AM, and I do not have to be at work until 3 PM. I decided to help my wife … Continue reading Discipline, Obedience and… Balloons?
Bruce Lee said, “A goal is not always meant to be reached, and it often serves simply as something to aim at.” Similarly Zig Ziglar said, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” Most people try setting goals and have good intentions for positive change, but the general flow of human … Continue reading To aim, or not to aim
It doesn't seem so long ago! In 2013, I decided to give my best shot at gaining as much muscle and weight as I could in one year. I enrolled in a program called Scrawny to Brawny (S2B), which is a part of my nutrition certifying company Precision Nutrition (PN). The structure of S2B is … Continue reading 3 Lessons About Change
Steps-ups are one of may favorite ways to begin training the lower body for many types of people. For athletes, they are invaluable for single leg strength, power production, body awareness, balance, side to side imbalances, and as you will read below, explosive endurance. For the population that is focusing on fat loss, they are … Continue reading High Intensity Continuous Training