Join me at the IYCA Summit

Got a call from Jim Kielbaso of the IYCA. Jim asked me to present a “hands-on” seminar at the 2017 IYCA Summit in Michigan April 27-29. My topic? “Metabolic Conditioning for Athletes – A Fresh Look.” Yes, your athletes need metabolic conditioning, too. It’s just one more advantage my athletes have over the “average bear.”… Continue reading Join me at the IYCA Summit

Register Now for CEU’s!

Just finished recording my seminar on “The Four Pillars of Fitness” for the “Winning Your Race” Conference this Saturday, April 8, from 12 til 6 PM. I’m excited to educate Fit Pros on this important topic and provide some real-world, usable tips and techniques to help you make your clients better and grow your practice.… Continue reading Register Now for CEU’s!

Metabolic Conditioning with Sled and Loaded Carries 1

Adult clients need efficient exercise options. With busy schedules, it’s a good idea for fitness coaches and trainers to have multi-faceted options in their “tool boxes.” Here is an example of one of those multi-faceted complexes. Core training, metabolic conditioning, improved shoulder/spinal stability all in one (reasonably) simple finishing complex. Using a combination of KB… Continue reading Metabolic Conditioning with Sled and Loaded Carries 1

Movement Skill Reinforcement and Fitness Results

Skill reinforcement. That’s the name of the game for real, sustainable training. Whether your goal is general fitness, weight/fat loss or high-level athletic performance like Jose (a starting pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization,) reinforcing movement and athletic skills makes all the difference, and delivers results. Every. Single. Time. Too often we blindly pursue the… Continue reading Movement Skill Reinforcement and Fitness Results

“Us” vs. “Them”…

To the amazement of many who know me, I have stayed out of the political fray throughout the entire 2016 Presidential election cycle, with the exception of writing this post here: Thoughts on Being Right and Speaking Life I’m currently working on a post-election follow-up piece, but wanted to share this with you. This was… Continue reading “Us” vs. “Them”…

What’s YOUR Mountain?

Very short post today… In fact, I have only one question… What’s YOUR mountain? Fear, finances, body image, addiction, relationships…whatever your mountain is, the only way to the top is to climb. You can wallow or you can climb…which will YOU choose? James 1:2-4 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 Mark 11:23-24

Mandatory Minutes

Dropping some “Mandatory Minutes” today at Activeight 3.0 at the Activlab in Phoenix! We dug deep. We got vulnerable. And, oh yeah, we went there…all the way there! And some really great stuff came out of it! So proud to be associated with these great people, and thrilled to work with them to change the… Continue reading Mandatory Minutes