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Ep143 – Circadian-based Training

Ep143 – Circadian-based Training

 
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Make your training circadian-based. In other words, align the timing of your workouts to best fit your natural circadian rhythms. In this episode I offer some simple tips to help you discover the best time to train. Learn how to increase performance, decrease injury risk, and get better results. Training in an evolutionarily consistent fashion, like a true beast, will…

Ep142 – The Athletic Assessment

Ep142 – The Athletic Assessment

 
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Determining if you are a complete and total athlete is easy when you use The Athletic Assessment. This tool contains a series of tests that allow you to get a handle on: Your ownership of the developmental sequence positions and motions. Your proficiency in the 7 basic movement patterns of squat, hinge, push, pull, lunge, twist, and ambulate. Your skills…

Ep141 – Defining the Lifetime Athlete

Ep141 – Defining the Lifetime Athlete

 
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Defining the Lifetime Athlete involves several key indicators. First, a Lifetime Athlete has identified and developed an area of specialization…a sport or pursuit with fits his/her gifts and in which performance has been maximized. Next, the development of complete, well rounded, athletic athleticism is a must. Weaknesses or liabilities need to be shored up so they do not eventually bite…

Ep140 – Lee Taft…The Speed Guy!

Ep140 – Lee Taft…The Speed Guy!

 
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Coach Lee Taft joins me on today’s show to have a great discussion about speed and agility training, athletic development and retention, and health and longevity. In this outstanding episode, the Speed Guy covers: How Lee moved through the journey of being a coach and physical education teacher to becoming a world-renowned consultant in the field. Why speed, agility, and…

Ep139 – Mail Bag…Listener Q & A

Ep139 – Mail Bag…Listener Q & A

 
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In this episode I tackle some great listener questions regarding training in the heat of summer. The role of sodium in athletic nutrition is discussed and compared to ancestral patterns in the human beast. And workout modifications in order to adapt workload to thermal stress is also covered. Thanks for joining me and I hope you are having your best…

Ep138 – James Cerbie…Rebel Performance

Ep138 – James Cerbie…Rebel Performance

 
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In this episode of the podcast, I have the outstanding opportunity to visit with Coach James Cerbie. James is the founder and director of Rebel Performance and the host of Rebel Performance Radio. At Rebel, James directs an online training platform which melds science, technology and innovation to help clients get real results in fitness and athleticism. Here are some…

Ep137 – Lessons from the Pandemic

Ep137 – Lessons from the Pandemic

 
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I hope today finds everyone healthy, enjoying summer, and both training for and achieving peak performances. In this episode I’d like to recognize that we are all still in this ever-evolving situation regarding the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and offer some perspectives on lessons that we may have learned, or should have learned, from this crisis. MAIN DISCUSSION KEY POINT…

Ep136 – Lifelong Training…Navigating the Lifespan as an Athlete!

Ep136 – Lifelong Training…Navigating the Lifespan as an Athlete!

 
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The title says it all. The way I see it…you need to do two things. First, be the best athletic version of yourself you can be at whatever point you are in life. If you are 16 or 66, there’s a way to go about your athletic goals that will get you the greatest results. Second, remain athletic through your…

Ep135 – A Coaching Call With an Athlete’s Parent

Ep135 – A Coaching Call With an Athlete’s Parent

 
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Now here’s a great example of one way in which TLA coaching services can be used. I recently had the pleasure of visiting with a caring parent who wanted to do a consultation about ways in which she could support her daughter’s athletic endeavors. LeAnne is the mom of a freshman XC runner and she had a great series of…

Ep134 – Intelligent Training…the WISE System

Ep134 – Intelligent Training…the WISE System

 
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As we progress through our series this month on Peak Performance Training, we’ve gone from personalizing training to making workouts more effective. Now, we arrive at intelligent training. And we do this by using the WISE System. This is my proprietary system that I use with all my coaching clients. It’s a numeric and color-coded method that allow us to…