We have all been there…as kids sitting in our chairs or walking down the hall we hear that voice, “That loving caring voice” that with one phrase made us tilt our heads back and roll our eyes. “Sit up straight.” “Stand up straight.” “Fix your posture.” Unfortunately, we should have been listening because when it […]

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As coaches we often talk about the importance of our athletes being able to adapt to non-ideal situations in games and practice.  However, as coaches we must be able to adapt as well…especially when it comes to programming.  Today was a great example when a 15-year-old volleyball player came in for training.  She looked exhausted […]

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Core stability in athletes of any sport is paramount to success and injury prevention. Even if you aren’t an athlete, core stability can help you maintain posture and keep you active well into old age. Unfortunately, when people think of core exercises or “AB WORK” they think of crunches, sit ups, Russian twists, and so […]

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Today was a good reminder of the power of fun in a training program. My morning clients had pushed hard for two days. They typically have a cardio day, or recovery day built in on the third day. However, because of their schedules many of them could not work out on their normal 4th day […]

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