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10 Nutritional “Laws” to Abide By for a Lean and Athletic Body

Recently I came across an article by Chris Shugart on t-nation.com entitled “One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time”.  In it Chris outlines 4 rules that if you follow even just one of them, you can see major improvements in your physique, health and performance. While I’m not one for nutritional

Daily Movement Medication

If you go to the doctor and find out you have (or are at risk for) conditions such as high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, or any other medical condition, what is typically the first thing they offer you?  Well, for those of us that are unlucky, a full rectal exam,

Its All About the Days AFTER the Holidays!

The holidays! They really are some of the best times of the year…unless you are a Scrooge!  I mean, how can you not be happy when there is a 25 pound turkey or ham, two and half barrels of mashed potatoes and a double decker carrot cake to be consumed??

Shoulder Pain When Pressing/Reaching Overhead…Check This Out!

Shoulder pain. It sucks, like a lot. Like more than having to pee really bad in the middle of the night, but your tired and its freezing, and you don't want to get out of bed. It even sucks more than Post Malone’s outfit for the 2018 American Music Awards…like

4 Food Prepping Strategies To Make Life Easier…and Your Physique Goals a Reality

This past week the family and I wrapped up a vacation out in California and got back home to amazing New Hampshire (and I say that with all seriousness) with one day to get ready for the upcoming week.   On the plane ride home (a red eye, which is

5 Indirect Reasons You Don’t Move Well, And What To Do About Them

“There is no way I would have been able to do that before!” That's what a TAW athlete said this to me this past week. This isn’t an athlete who just started training a few weeks ago either. And this athlete isn’t a weak and deconditioned athlete. In fact, this

You Are Setting the Wrong Goals

It has been a couple months since many of us made our New Year’s resolutions.  While New Years resolutions don't necessarily need to be goals per say, many of them are. And since you are on a health, fitness and performance blog, some typical goals include: “I want to lose

MRT: The Key to More Muscle and Less Fat?!

This article was originally written in 2014, and in light of the upcoming seminar on Thursday November 16th (details below), I thought it would be a good time to update it and share it with everyone. Enjoy!... When I ask many of my athletes what their goals are, they usually

The 5 Most Common Push Up Mistakes, and How to Fix Them

The push up! It is one of the most versatile and effective exercises for upper body pushing strength, shoulder and shoulder girdle stability and to enhance core stability and energy transfer…it can basically turn you into Superman (or Superwoman) overnight.  Unfortunately, it is also one of the most butchered exercises.

3 Delicious and Healthy Snacks to Cure Your Nighttime Hunger (Or Any Time Hunger!!)

Here is an article I wrote a few years back, and I still rotate through these options as my nighttime snacks! I wanted to share this with you as I always receive questions about what we can eat for snacks, especially at night, that will support our us health and performance