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Learning to Move Creatively

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Training | 0 comments

Learning to Move Creatively

  For some time now I’ve had an incredible fascination with people who are on the extreme end of body control and movement. I can sit for hours watching videos of people break dancing, doing parkour, or free climbing up the side of mountains. These are all activities in which people continually find new levels of body control and new avenues of human movement. What blows my mind is the incredible balance that these people have between mobility, flexibility, strength, fluidity and power, allowing them to perform seemingly impossible...

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Mental Cross-training: A Different Approach to Getting in The Zone

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Mental Performance | 0 comments

Mental Cross-training: A Different Approach to Getting in The Zone

  Whether we like it or not, the mental side of sport/performance is often times just as important, if not more so, than the physical athleticism or skill sides. Everyone knows somebody who has been able to overcome deficits in athleticism or skill by being the toughest mentally. It also becomes apparent, when studying the greatest athletes at anything discipline, that what separates them from the good and the great is that they have the mental edge. They somehow step up when the game or race is on the line and perform some sort of act...

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Imagining Your Way to Better Recovery

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Featured, Mental Performance, Rehab | 0 comments

Imagining Your Way to Better Recovery

  An unfortunate side effect of pushing ourselves to the limit in the pursuit of a goal or victory is that we sometimes end up having to have a joint immobilized due to injury or post-surgery. The boot/cast/brace is uncomfortable and it’s annoying that we can’t do what we want. And then when we do get use of that joint back, we invariably have lost range of motion (ROM), muscle mass and tone, and most of our strength. What if there was something that we could do while being in the boot/cast/brace that could reduce some of these negative...

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