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Explosiveness for Athletes: The Jump Shrug

If your high school athlete is looking to jump higher and develop a quicker first step, the Jump Shrug is one of the best exercises they can do. It’s also an exercise that most athletes do wrong – unless they have proper supervision from a trained coach. The safest way for your son or daughter […]

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What is it going to take for you to turn it around?

From 1998-2001, I played football at Temple University. We were not very good. Here’s our record from when I was there:   1998: 2-9 1999: 2-9 2000: 4-7 2001: 4-7 That’s 12 wins in 4 seasons. The summer before our 2000 season, they tried to drop the program and kick us out of the Big […]

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Your new bedtime

When it comes to sleep, it turns out that the early bird really does get the worm… But it’s not about getting up earlier, it’s about GOING TO SLEEP earlier! I know, after a long day of work or school, all you want to do is relax and watch your favorite show on TV – […]

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The third and final ‘ladies’ installment

By now, you’ve seen the research. Women are just as capable as men when it comes to losing fat. Going through menopause doesn’t guarantee a life of ‘overweightness’. Yes, your hormones change, you change the way you store fat, and your energy expenditure goes down. But you can still lose weight and be healthy! Now the […]

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I’m sorry – I forgot about the Hormones!

I need to apologize. Last week, I sent out an article explaining how women and men lose fat at the same rate. And I received a lot of heat for it. The backlash I experienced was, at times, uncomfortable. I am sorry: I’m not a woman, and I have not gone through “my changes”. Here’s the […]

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What do you want?

What do you want? There are two types of people: People who want and people who need.  For those that want, there is no ceiling for success. For people that need, there is a stopping point for success. People who want are driven from within themselves. People who need are driven from external sources. People […]

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