Skill/Athletic Performance Pyramid

“Moral of the story? Get stronger and skill improves regardless. Don’t train skill without having a base upon which to grow, as strength is the limiting factor in every movement. When your foundation improves, everything above it becomes more solid, and you can dedicate as much time to perfecting your skill as you’d like, in a safe manner.  And if you’re going to sign your kid up for private lessons, make sure he/she can balance on one leg, squat, bend, rotate, and push/pull all while breathing through their nose, or else you’re better off throwing your money into a volcano.” Read More

What is Principle #6?

“As a science, Chiropractic is founded on a series of human laws and principles that pave the way for a deductive philosophy that is applied to natural health and healing from above-down, inside-out.

Principle #6 (of 33) reads, ‘There is no process that does not require time’.” Read More

Modified Isometrics for Building Strength/Improving Recovery

“isometric training leads to the highest activation level of all modes of exercise (over concentric or eccentric), with ‘activation’ referring to the total motor unit involvement of muscle (95.2% vs. 88-89% for the other phases).” Read More

Ido Portal’s 30-Day Hanging Challenge

“More importantly, though, his philosophy and approach to movement/life is rock solid; he believes that we are human first, movers second, specialists last; we should be moving all day; and, if we are to ‘train’, we should spread it out throughout the day to make it a habit of movement, of being a MOVER.” Read More

What We Can Learn from “The TB12 Method”

“Today, I look back and think, Thank God I did it differently. Thank God I had the courage to step outside the conventional wisdom. Thank God I followed what my heart, mind, and body were always telling me—that the things we were working on would allow me to do things that I always wanted to accomplish in my sport.” Read More

Overlying Principle of Strength-Rehab/Training

“Principle: ALL injuries are caused by the body’s inability to absorb force (You can stop reading now if you get it. In case you want it broken down further, here we go…) Musculature is the primary force absorbing structure in the body, and failure to absorb force properly could occur if…” Read More