Why You Should Use Food Diaries: Part 2

In part one of “Why You Should Use Food Diaries,” we discussed the common complaints regarding food diaries, and how to accurately calculate your daily Caloric needs. Today’s post will identify the common mistakes people make when keeping a food diary, and how to log your food effectively.   Many people I talk to have … Continued

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Why Mobility is Important For Your Health

Mobility is the ability to effectively and safely perform the universal human movements, such as squatting, hinging, pushing, pulling, crawling, and rolling, that are required for functional living. Many think that mobility means flexibility, but flexibility is only one component of mobility. Being able to move a joint through its full range of motion requires … Continued

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Understanding the Force Velocity Curve

Stronger, faster, more powerful. All athletes desire for their training to elicit these 3 things. But can you train to be stronger, faster, and more powerful all at the same time? The answer is, “it’s complicated”. First, it depends on your training age (not your biological age, but how long you’ve been training). An untrained … Continued

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Young Athletes and the Big Lifts

Dear Parents and Coaches, Squat, deadlift, clean, press… What do these exercises have in common? Your high school athletes will likely be doing a variation of each of these during their off-season and summer training programs. The main reason these lifts are so common in strength and conditioning programs is they are extremely effective for … Continued

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