video: half kneeling psoas stretch 1.0 with pillar press

2019-05-23T09:27:52-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, SARM, Search & Rescue Mobility, Search & Rescue Mobility, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hi athletes! Now that you’re up to speed on the 6 ways to focus your efforts when you stretch (if you missed it, I encourage you to take the time to go back and read), I wanted to share this [...]

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6 ways to focus your effort when you stretch

2019-05-23T09:28:28-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Flexibility thru Stretching, Search & Rescue Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It takes the right amount of effort for you to create a positive change when you stretch. Because if you're not giving the right level of focused effort, you could end up doing more harm than good. Some athletes are [...]

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the best way to keep track of time when you stretch

2019-04-30T17:52:12-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, SARM, Search & Rescue Mobility, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The length of time you hold any stretch has a major influence on how your muscles respond to improve your flexibility and mobility. But what is as, if not more, important than the duration of your stretch is how you [...]

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the number one mistake you make when you stretch

2019-04-30T17:48:51-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Flexibility thru Stretching, Search & Rescue Mobility, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The goal for any isolated stretch you do should be to relax the target muscles and restore them to their optimal length. The goal is to promote the full range of motion of a target joint or joints. Your muscles [...]

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4 ways to relieve lingering muscle tension

2019-03-19T17:48:20-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Fitness Tips, Isometric Stretching, Search & Rescue Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever noticed that after you finish training, the muscles you worked feel 'tight' for a few minutes? This tightness happens because there is residual blood volume that's pumped into your working muscles. The additional blood flow helps to [...]

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your opposing muscles: how you’re losing the game of tug-of-war

2019-03-19T17:45:57-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Search & Rescue Mobility, Training Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A hallmark of any high-level athlete is their capacity to perform with fluidity of motion in their chosen sport. These athletes exemplify outstanding: Strength Explosiveness Body control (i.e. grace) Appearance of effortlessness It's what you and I are striving for [...]

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the area of the body most athletes neglect and come to regret

2018-10-30T17:53:31-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Blog Posts, Search & Rescue Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was driving on the 405 freeway this past weekend and couldn’t help but notice all the shredded remains of tires on the side of the road. The thought of driving at a high speed when a tire blows is [...]

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5 types of self-care equipment that every athlete should own

2018-10-03T08:26:31-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Blog Posts, Search & Rescue Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you train and play as hard as you do, you need to put into place the right daily prehab and recovery strategies. That's what’s going to keep you healthy and in the game. Oftentimes, it's what you do at [...]

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7 habits to maximize your recovery in between sets

2018-08-01T11:16:52-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What you do with your time between sets speaks volumes about your commitment to progress. People tend to focus on the amount of time you should rest between sets. While that’s an important factor (crucial enough to be its own [...]

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two mistakes to avoid in order to avoid re-injury

2018-05-31T09:34:22-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you know what the #1 predictor of injury is? It’s a previous injury. Of the hundreds of athletes who I’ve assessed, I can’t think of a single one who hasn’t had a history of having at least one injury. [...]

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how to tell if your nutrition is working: part 1

2018-04-11T12:59:23-07:00By |Categories: Athlete For Life, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s been one week since I challenged you to take three steps in the direction of getting back your Summer Swag. Hopefully, you stepped up and are on your way to revealing the amazing body you possess. This week I [...]

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bone broth – a game changer

2018-04-12T11:18:34-07:00By |Categories: Healthy Recipes, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A couple of years ago, as I was shifting to a ketogenic (high fat / low carb) nutrition plan, I didn't feel right at first. I had low energy and brain-fog every morning. I was miserable. After researching to find [...]

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