Grilled Chicken 3 ways

Plated chicken

Grilling dinner is one of the things that we dream about during long Cleveland winters.   We’ve even been known to fire our Weber back up on some February nights (“It’s above 30 today?  PERFECT!  Let’s grill some pizza!”).  Now that it’s summer, we’re using our grill almost every weekend.  Veg, pizza, protein….you name it and we’ve probably tried to … Read More

Perfect Your Training Intensity For The Best Results Ever Work smarter? Or harder? Balance is key to optimal performance and decreased injury risk.

Training harder and smarter.

Which are you… The person who never stops training?  The one who tries to outwork the competition? Or the person constantly looking for a way to hack the system by training “smarter”?  (The one taking a break from Tim Ferriss’ 4 Hour Body to read this post?)   Which is better?  Or, from a health perspective, which increases injury risk? … Read More

Do I need sports drinks or electrolytes for my best workout? Part 2 of the importance of the body's fluid balance.

Electrolytes are important for some workouts

In my last article, I talked about the importance of water and how much to drink.   But to be truly “hydrated” means to have a balance of water and chemicals called electrolytes. Electrolytes include: sodium and chloride (aka salt), potassium, calcium, and magnesium.  These compounds help control muscle contractions, nerve impulses, blood pH, and water transport in and out … Read More

The mental side of injury recovery, hamstring pain, being your true self. Sports PT and performance link roundup 4.28.18

Injury recovery should focus on the whole person

Happy weekend everyone!  Here’s a roundup of what I’m loving this week in the world of sports performance and PT.  Enjoy!   Injured?  Recovering from an injury isn’t only about taking time off, or regaining strength and mobility.  The mental side of the process is just as important.  This article does a fantastic job of explaining why.   I send people … Read More

Weekend Workout 4.6.18

  EMOM = Every Minute On The Minute WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Squat jumps: Air squats

Weekend Workout 3.30.18

WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Deadlifts: Good mornings Exercise ball hamstring curls Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer

Weekend Workout 3.23.18

WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Overhead lunge: Lunge with arms overhead or in front of body, depending on shoulder mobility Reverse lunges in place Single leg squat: Squat to chair or bench KB swing: KB or DB sumo deadlift  Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Thruster: DB thruster Alternate rounds: Air squats Overhead press Air squat only Pull ups: … Read More