Training Made Simple: Diving in Part 2

MAKING YOUR HEAD SPIN So the last post seemed anything but simple. I talked about your heart rate, arteries, and all the moving systems that are involved on a daily basis. My hope is that by the end of this post you have somewhere solid to start that you can then...

How Deceleration Changed Me

GOING TILL THE WHEELS FALL OFF: NOT SUSTAINABLE Deceleration is defined as the reduced speed or rate of something, or the act of slowing down. Slowing down, aka decelerating, changed me. And I intend to tell you how. What do I mean by ‘changed me’? Well...

My Top 10 Tips To Train Smarter

Self motivation and discipline are two prerequisites to succeed in any sort of training plan. I don’t care what you’re working towards; a handstand, a 5k, a heavy squat, a marathon, a dance recital, an exam, a lab project, grad school, a...

How To Achieve Sustained Peak Performance

This kind of neck gripping is robbing all of us of power! I’ve got three muscle groups to talk about today; diaphragm, core, and glutes. A preface; if you read this post and watch the video you will learn how to develop these parts of your body together, thus...

Types of Strength Training

The way I see it, you can train your body and mind any way you want. You can elicit the response you want most out of your body depending on how you go about training for that specific adaptation.  For example, if your goal is to jump a certain height, you layout what...

Lengthen and Strengthen Your Hips!

I was an athlete for 15 years before I met my hips for the first time. It was in college and I had started taking pilates and yoga to help polish my running, swimming, and weightlifting. I was always “taught” about the hips in a broad not so specific...