COMPETE

COMPETE

The best athletes compete: every repetition, every point, every minute, every practice, every possession, every set, every game, meet, match, etc. Within a finite mindset, competing means to beat the person next to you or beat your best time or beat your 1 rep max. ...
CHAMPIONS ARE MADE IN THE OFFSEASON

CHAMPIONS ARE MADE IN THE OFFSEASON

I try to remind athletes that champions are made in the offseason. In season, everyone is working hard. Everyone is going to weights. Every athlete in the nation has practice. Every coach in the nation is trying to get the most out of their athletes. Every athlete is...
Fitness Fluctuates

Fitness Fluctuates

I weighed 15-20 lbs. lighter when I was an athlete. I was wrestling so I was intentionally cutting weight. Judging by the numbers on the scale, I might say I am not as fit or as healthy as I was during my wrestling career but I am healthy. I just biked 400 miles in 6...
Why Alchemy

Why Alchemy

Alchemy is a medieval term that referred to the practice of turning elements into gold. Essentially, alchemy means transformation. As a Strength Coach, it is my job to help transform the physiology of athletes so they can be successful. Beyond our physical training...