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Does Sugar Actually Cause Obesity?!

Just want to make something clear about sugar in this post. A lot of people look at sugar as this terrible thing that will make you fat, lazy or hurt your performance. Well I’m here to tell you that sugar alone does not cause weight gain,…
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How To Figure Out If Your Trainer Is An IDIOT

If you’re a fitness professional, in a similar industry or have just been working with great coaches for a while, I am sure you have noticed some not so great coaches/trainers throughout the years. I have worked at 4 different sport and…

Preventing Injuries In Softball Pitchers

In this weeks addition of No Athlete Left Behind, we take a closer look at why softball pitching injuries are on the rise, and what we can do to combat growing problem.    

Summer IMPACT Series #9 - Greatness Is Within Reach!

The number 9 is defined in many ways.  On Numeralology - The Vibration and Meaning of Numbers  a few of the many qualities of the number 9 are: ...those of leadership, the ability to see clearly, integration, the three worlds – physical,…
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Summer IMPACT Series #8 - Life And The Climb

As we roll into week 8 of our Summer IMPACT series, it was just about a week ago that on 8/8/17 (1+7=8) I wanted to experience the true metaphor of life...a tough physical climb. 8/8/8 and week 8 of our IMPACT series seems to be a perfect fit! We…
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Summer IMPACT Series #7 - The "G" Word... Do You Have It?

When you read about or listen to successful people discuss their achievements, there's often a word that pops up in the dialog. GRIT We had GRIT as a team to preserve the victory... I had to grind out the last :60 seconds of the match...it…
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Summer IMPACT Series #6 - And Then Some...

And Them Some... The power of these words is captured in a poem written by Carol Holmes. Submerse yourself into the poem and apply it to where you are in your life right now. "And Then some...these 3 little words are the secret…
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Summer IMPACT Series #5 - An Enemy Called Average

In John Mason's Book, An Enemy Called Average, he has 52 Nuggets to live by.  One for each week, for an entire year. Nugget # 5 Don't Ask Time Where It's Gone; Tell It Where To Go All humans are created equal in the fact that we are all…
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Summer IMPACT Series #4 - 212 The Extra Degree

In Sam Parker Mark and Anderson's book 212 The Extra Degree, one of the first pages you come to reads like this: At 211°, water is HOT. At 212°, it BOILS. And with boiling water, comes STEAM. And steam can Power a LOCOMOTIVE. It's…
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Summer IMPACT Series #3 W.T.F!? - It's Not What You Think!

It’s actually an extremely important concept to high physical and mental performance.  Losing weight, getting stronger and faster or being more productive, and achieving a higher standard then the "norm." W.T.F. stands for What The…FOCUS!!!! I…