In Season Strength Training for the Athlete

In Season Strength Training for the Athlete: Program Design, Nuances and Focal Points   Strength and conditioning while in season can be tricky business. If done well it will separate you from the boys, but if done badly it could end your season or even career […]

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High Intensity Training or Low Intensity Training

Should you perform High Intensity Training or Low Intensity Training, or a combination?   There are merits to both styles of training but lets first define the two terms. Intensity is expresses as a percentage of a maximum. In weight lifting, 100% is the most weight […]

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Training for Athletic Performance

Training an athlete for performance can seem like a simple task to the layman gym rat. Go work out and you get better, right? But in reality it doesn’t really work that way. Well, it may for a little while, but after that someone that […]

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Earthing: Miracle or Garbage?

Is earthing the next alternative medicine miracle or is it alternative med garbage? First, let’s talk about what earthing is. Essentially, earthing is the same thing as electrically grounding something. They use the term earthing to avoid confusion. There are several techniques for earthing that […]

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Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Days- without supplements, surgery or drugs

Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Days- I will preface this article by saying that you must have 30 pounds of fat to lose to accomplish this. There are a lot get fit quick pitches and products out there, most of them are a far cry […]

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The Whole Protein Powder Story

So what is the whole protein powder story? In short, eat a piece of chicken and take some branched chain amino acids. The Full story: Afters years of reading research about protein intake and muscle strength and hypertrophy I finally noticed something. They always test […]

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Advanced Exercise Recovery Techniques: Shakeouts (update)

There are a great deal of techniques to improve exercise recovery. Some work better than others, and some standout above the crowd. Amongst those are cold whirl pools, contrast baths and shakeouts. A shakeout is exactly what it sounds like. It is the rhythmic shaking […]

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Balance Your Workouts to Balance Testosterone

Testosterone is a wonderful hormone when it is doing what it’s supposed to do. These benefits include increases in strength, muscle mass, power, speed, cognitive function, energy and libido, and decreases body fat.  However, when testosterone isn’t optimized, you get the opposite effects. You training […]

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Don’t eat too much protein in one sitting: Myth or fact?

Overview Any one that has hung out in the gym for more than 5 minutes has probably heard that you can only absorb about 25 grams of protein in one meal. So is it true? I learned this in college, and have taken it as […]

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Manage your stress better!

Manage your stress better!   Stress is a killer…and it makes you fat! Unmanaged stress makes your system more sensitive and more reactive to things that wouldn’t normally bother you.   For example, say you have a slight dairy intolerance. While on vacation, relaxing on […]

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