The End of Solitude

The End of Solitude By William Deresiewicz JANUARY 30, 2009 What does the contemporary self want? The camera has created a culture of celebrity; the computer is creating a culture of connectivity. As the two technologies converge — broadband…

The 7 Steps of Goal Setting

Link to print out is here. The Seven Steps of Goal Setting – Zig Ziglar (7 Steps to Success) 1. IDENTIFY THE GOAL If you don’t identify a target you will never hit it. When you identify a goal it means that you write it down and describe…

Potential

Potential. Everybody has it. Few reach it. It’s easy to assume that people despise mediocrity because the world is littered with evidence of humanity’s desire to excel—our obsession with talent, our reverence for heroes, even our…

Do you have an “Appetite of Opportunity”? (Strategies for Eating Out)

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One of the key things we know about sustainable good eating habits is that "failing to plan is planning to fail".  In this article, I’d like to talk about having a plan for when you are going out to eat.  One of the biggest, most telling,…

Metabolic Conditioning And The Fitness Pyramid

By Zeke Cutler The image below represents the fitness pyramid that we use as a framework for athletic development when working with athletes of all shapes and sizes. The important idea with any pyramid is that it is built from the bottom…

Olympic Lifts And Their Place In Your Training Program

When I was in High School in the early 1990’s weight lifting was not part of my athletic training on a regular basis. About the only sports that had any emphasis on weight lifting was Football and Wrestling. Basketball and Track athletes just…