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How Better Sleep Unlocks Better Fitness Results

Fitness goals commonly focus on eating higher-quality foods and burning the resulting energy with more effective exercise. But sleeping often and well enough to recover from that physical activity is just as important if you want to reach optimum levels of health and fitness. Your deepest levels of sleep are when your body repairs muscle…

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Metabolic Finishers for People Who Hate Cardio

I have used finishers with my athletes for the past 16 years, and have had unbelievable results. In preparation for our basketball season under a new head coach this year, he told me he wanted our athletes to be ready to play 90+ possessions every game. I paused and looked at him and said, “That’s…

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10 Tips to Shed 10 Pounds

When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. — Indian Proverb I’ve been very fortunate to carve out a career working with high-level athletes. Many of the players I work with were lucky enough to win the genetic lottery — meaning they did a great…

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No Gym Access? No Problem!

As a strength and conditioning specialist, I know how easy it can be to feel discouraged about improving your fitness level. But experience has taught me that prioritizing proper nutrition and training can make all the difference. Optimal nutrition and training can be tough to adhere to anytime, and it can become especially difficult when…

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