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Coaching tricks for hypermobile chicks (and guys too, of course)

Why this matters: Whether you are¬†hypermobile, or you are a coach who may train a hypermobile client, these 4 tips are absolutely essential for building a solid foundation and preventing¬†potential injury and frustration.¬† [Read time: 15-20 minutes]   I've written previously on lifting and hypermobility, as it is a topic close to my heart. In this blog post, I … Continue Reading

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A Habit’s Tale

  Why am I showing you my nails? Cause I'm running my own lifelong experiment with the hardest and most ingrained bad habit I have: biting my … Continue Reading

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Goodbye 2014: A story of what I am learning as a coach

*Disclaimer: This is just a personal read outlining where a lot of my focus went this year. Basically learning how to coach. It's not gonna have a bunch of practical … Continue Reading

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Should my kid lift? Part 3; Resources for the coach and parent

As promised, here is a comprehensive (as I could make it) list of resources for parents and coaches. These are programs you purchase, free downloads or websites. For any youth coaches out there, I highly recommend investing. For parents, your needs are … Continue Reading

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Should my kid lift? Part 2: Principles for developing fitness in children for sport and life

In part 1 I covered the scientific support for children participating in strength exercise. I also defined terms used to describe different categories of strength exercise such as weightlifting, powerlifting, bodybuilding, strength training, and movement … Continue Reading

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Should my kid lift? Part 1: The science says yes

After writing several thousand words, and compiling an impressive list of resources from other coaches, I decided to make this a series. Rather than plow through everything to get to a section more relevant to you, this will break it down a bit easier. I … Continue Reading