Meditation for Athletes: 2 Ways to Try it

From the Seattle Seahawks to Olympic darlings Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh, many athletes have proclaimed the virtues of meditation for better performance. Those who practice claim they can focus better and more clearly during training and competitions, can handle and reduce pain, eliminate fear (specifically fear of failing during competitions), reduce stress, and ultimately, […]

Bacon + Brussels Sprouts = Delicious.

I’ve been making a concerted effort lately to eat more veggies. I’ve been adding spinach to my daily breakfast of scrambled eggs, cooking up frozen broccoli or green beans at lunch, and trying to have one or two vegetables on my plate at dinner. Every now and again, my wife and I like to get […]

Video: Another Hip Opener

Image Source Whenever someone shows me a stretch or recovery tip that I think is absolute gold I want to share it with you all. Tim Rawlings is a new lifter on Team MDUSA and showed me a great glute hip stretch using bands. After the first time I tried this stretch I felt like […]

Video: Hand Care

image source There have been quite a few questions thrown my way on proper hand care for training. Whether you are training strongman, weightlifting, or a recreational lifter, hand care is key. When I competed in the highland games the best piece of information I received was how to take care of my hands. If […]

Video: Shoulder Mobility Help

Image Source This week’s video covers shoulder mobility. There are many ways to accomplish a task so in this video we go over three different modalities and warm ups to help keep your shoulders in working order. Check out the video below and get your shoulders up to training shape. Remember if you have something […]