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Comparing Carbohydrate Sources

Comparing Carbohydrate Sources It seems like no matter how much time passes or research amasses, carbohydrates stay at the forefront of the diet battleground. The average person still falsely accuses carbohydrates of single-handedly “making them fat”, while the over-indulgence of carbohydrates in the American diet is a real problem. Let’s try to meet in the… Read more »


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Pro Soccer Lower Body Session (No Equipment)

Due to the gym closings across the country, most athletes have been left without access to a training facility. Some sports like the NBA and NHL were mid-season, whereas the MLS and MLB were just beginning theirs. This has left a lot of college and pro strength coaches scrambling as their players retreat to their… Read more »

Diet Cheat Sheet I Give Clients

Diet Cheat Sheet Below, I’ve given you the numbers and goals of each day. The numbers serve as general outlines. You should take note of this. When results stall, just tighten up your meals on training days or dig calories even deeper on fasting days. Just know that if you’re gaining weight (and not wanting… Read more »

Members-Only Section is Live!

Members-Only Section is Live!

Members-Only Section is Live! In an effort to combat the saturated, rarely fact-checked, fitness drivel that floods social media, I’ve created a private, educational, pain-free subscription. The previous email you received is a small sample of the kind of content I’ll be sharing. With a subscription, you will receive access to exclusive video, training programs,… Read more »

Medball Figure 8 Video

Medball Figure 8 Video This is a great exercise I stole from Buddy Morris to challenge proprioception and single leg stability. It’s an extremely versatile movement as you can use it in rehabilitation, as part of a warm-up or circuit.  As with all exercises, there are many ways to progress or regress this movement. For… Read more »

Why Progression is Crucial for Success

Why Progression is Crucial for Success

Why Progression is Crucial for Success The goal is always to progress and improve! If you stood on one foot with slight knee flexion for 15 seconds and then progressed to 30 seconds, that’s a win. It’s the accumulation of these wins, these small, novel disturbances in homeostasis, that force our tissue to respond and… Read more »

Video Discussion on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab

Video Discussion on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab

Video Breakdown on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab Two weeks post-injury of Grade 3 MCL Tear and ACL Sprain and the player still had not been instructed to do anything other than rest and wear a brace. That’s no upper body training, no biking, no maintenance of fitness. That’s when he reached out to… Read more »

Aerobic Circuit

Aerobic Circuit Right now, my athletes are training between 4-6 days a week. Either Wednesday or Saturday they will perform an aerobic circuit that’s meant to increase general fitness, include varying movements, and promote recovery by enhancing autonomic function through activation of the parasympathetic nervous system.  This is early in GPP so developing aerobic capacity… Read more »

Bodyweight Circuit – No Equipment Necessary

Bodyweight Circuit – No Equipment Necessary

As most people don’t have access to a gym currently, here’s a bodyweight circuit you can perform. No equipment necessary. This is circuit combines a combination of upper / lower body strength and mobility exercises as a means to increase general fitness. This can also be used for an aerobic training session as long as… Read more »

Upcoming Seminar – How To Train (June 2020)

How To Train – Not Your Average Fitness Seminar After years of complaining about the endless amount of fad and gimmick courses, I decided to enter the race. This will NOT be your average seminar! Watch a FULL, live group session where I train athletes of different sports with unique injury considerations. Lecture portion with… Read more »

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish If you are a PARENT or COACH of a YOUTH ATHLETE, this is a MUST READ! The current state of youth athletic development is abysmal – from a lack of fundamental movement skills to early specialization and improper training. Research has shown that this leads to… Read more »

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover Bridge The Gap (GPP): Register Here May 11-12th I will be in NYC at Performix House to teach the FPM: Bridge the Gap course. If you are a trainer/coach/therapist in or around the area, grab a ticket and let’s train! Course Outline: General Physical Preparation (GPP) as… Read more »

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness Though GPP has been around for ages, what you see today is a watered down, haphazard shell of what its supposed to be. In this article for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Sciences, Dr. Craig Liebenson and I give context to GPP, it’s origins, and why… Read more »