That’s a Warm-Up?

The temperature is rising, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and I have a shadow, it must be Spring. The last couple of years, I have had an SOU student shadow me as part of their senior capstone project. This year is no different. I actually enjoy it, I love to transmit what I have learned and hopefully help up…

Be Your Own Superhero

Last night, I took my son to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It was an entertaining movie and it got me thinking, what would a superhero’s training program look like? Here is my opinion on what it takes to be a real life superhero. Have the right mindset! All the greatest heroes have a knack for keeping cool in stressful situations…

Power up!

Sled-Drag Resized

I decided this was the year I would dedicate to getting stronger. I spent last year training to become a faster triathlete. In fact, I have spent the majority of the last six years focusing on endurance sports.  This year, it’s time for a new challenge, time to get stronger. Don’t get me wrong, I love the competition of endurance sports and…

Is Static Stretching Evil?

Stretching resized

Over the last couple of years, there has been a lot of research regarding stretching, static stretching to be exact.  In most cases, the research has been about static stretching and its affect upon performance.  Even with all this research, the average person probably hasn’t been exposed to the data, tucked away in technical research journals.  In the past, static stretching appeared…