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One Weird Trick – Installment 13: Adjusting Grip Intensity on Cable Exercises

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Grip work is something that is talked about quite a lot no matter what circle of athletes you surround yourself with – basketball players need it for ball handling, baseball players for everything they do on the field from swinging to throwing, football players for constantly using their hands, and hockey/field hockey/lacrosse players for the obvious reason that they use […]

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Musings & Things That Make You Go, “Hmm…” – 1/21/17

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For what it is worth, whenever I see the crowd do one thing, I will often opt to go and do the opposite. Barring running towards danger, this is often how I operate, just reverse engineering things. Do you reflect on your thoughts? Because they become actions eventually. Yes, there is no time like the present, and perfect is the enemy […]

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Crush Your Ab Training with These 3 Principles

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When it comes to executing any exercise properly, attention needs to be paid towards these three things: Tension, Progressions Positioning What happens if we don’t pay attention to tension? There needs to be stiffness in certain areas, while adequate mobility needs to be demonstrated as well. This sounds contradictory in nature, yes, but the ability to express tension while maintaining […]

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Clarity and Distractions

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Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not. -Cal Newport, Deep Work What is clarity, and why is the pursuit of clarity important? In a world full of distraction, noise, bright lights and shiny things, when can you have clarity for your thoughts or your actions? The second definition of clarity, reading the “quality of being easy to […]

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Warm-Up – Is It Really Worth It?

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Warming up has been something that has been up for debate for quite some time. I’m pretty sure Bruce Lee was always altering his methods for warming up, and even further back we can look at how martial artists warmed up, and if there are is any written history, I’d love to see how gladiators, warriors, etc warmed up. Perhaps the […]

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Why Should You Even Exercise?

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I think one question that precedes all questions is one that I’ve been asking ever since I was able to talk as a child: Why? Placing myself in the fitness, strength and conditioning, and surrounding myself with rehabilitation professionals is merely an extension of who I am, and it is also takes great amounts of self-awareness on what makes me […]

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Awareness & Culture – Two Things That Make Me Different Than Everyone Else

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Having the ability to think in different languages is a humongous thing. This is something that I’ve naturally done since I was born. My mom grew up in the Philippines, and worked in Japan. These random facts bring to light the fact that my mom was speaking Japanese, Filipino, English, and Spanish (because it is already relatively close to Filipino […]

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One Weird Trick: Installment 7 – Roll Out, Roll Out

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Many times in our quest for six-packedness, we embark on several different exercises that are targeted towards our abs. In reality, what is the true, underlying solution towards revealing a six-pack? Positive hormonal changes due to sleep, nutrition, and training derived changes, along with slight hypertrophy of the obliques. (I say obliques intentionally, because many times the rectus abdominis could […]

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4 Common Errors Youth Athletes Make

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At Cressey Sports Performance, speed and agility are all the buzz now. In fact, we are so focused on improving movement quality, that we often prescribe for our professional athletes two days quite literally focused on the movements outside of just lifting heavy weights. It is one thing to create the environment for lifting weights, and another to take that […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations: Installment 11 – Teaching the Weight Shift in Med Ball Drills

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I love throwing medicine balls around in the gym. It’s loud and it makes my soul feel good. However, when I give this task to a youth athlete or use it for fat loss purposes, sometimes these medicine ball exercises go right over the person’s head (pun intended). So with that in mind, I have an awesome combination for y’all […]

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