What I’m Reading Today

I seem to be on mental vacation this week, and can’t seem to find the time to clean my house, let alone update my blog.  Here are some links awesome people writing some fantastic posts:   There are times when we think that what we’re doing to train is the … Keep reading

Never Stop Coaching to Learn, Never Stop Learning to Coach

Lately, I’ve been listening to John Berardi talk about nutritional coaching.  He’s a super smart guy who has some great ideas about nutrition, fitness and behavioural compliance. At the end of his last video, he gives this tip: “Never stop coaching to learn and never stop learning to coach.” I love … Keep reading

Bringing Up the Rear: How to Hone Your Assets

Sir MixaLot and I have a lot of things in common, well, maybe only this one thing: We like Big Butts.  And maybe even that isn’t completely true – what I like is STRONG butts. In today’s day and age, we have a tendency to sit a lot, stand not … Keep reading

How to Have a Great Game: After the Storm

We’ve talked about getting ready for a game, and game day – let’s talk about what to do after the game, an essential part of preparation that is often overlooked. Recovery is not just the icing on the cake as far as performance goes – it’s a key ingredient for … Keep reading

How to Have a Great Game: The Calm Before the Storm

The Venus Fly Tramps and I have a whirlwind July.  Three weekends in a row, three very challenging teams (one weekend down, two to go – thanks QCRG!).  It’s  a marathon, but we’re ready for it.  Why are we ready?  Preparation. Game preparation doesn’t just happen on game day – here’s how … Keep reading

What I Learned At: The Perform Better Functional Training Summit: Part Two – The Touchy Feely Stuff

In part one, I talked about the mechanics that were discussed at the summit.  There were a lot of smart people with a lot of knowledge to share.  But it wasn’t all prime movers and primal patterns, there were some awesome lessons about life and business to be had.  Which … Keep reading

What I Learned At: The Perform Better Functional Training Summit: Part One – The Sciencey Learny Stuff

I’m home!  Sorry for the blogging hiatus – this one will be a long one to make up for it, so strap in and read on. Chicago was amazing – what a beautiful, clean, energy-packed city.  Great food, friendly people, I highly suggest a visit. Perform Better was pretty much the … Keep reading