• 4. Routine Is The Enemy

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  • 3. Perfect The Simple Things

    Performing simple, rudimentary movements in the gym should be easy, right? I used to think so. However, I learned otherwise at a recent CrossFit training course. In fact, perfection in the simplicity of movements is a major component to staying injury free. So, what was my kryptonite? Was it the fastest lift in sports, aka …


  • 2. No PR’s On Your First Day Back

    My ego caused my first and last major injury. It happened during my Sophomore year at the University of Florida where I ran the 800m for the track team. I had an amazing Fall training season that year. I ran 1:19 for a 600m time trial just before I went home for the holidays for …


  • 1. Warm Up Like A Wuss

    Why do you see some of the most elite power lifters in the world warm up with several sets of just the 45lb bar? These are athletes that can lift 10-20 times more, yet they are warming up with this ridiculously light weight?!?! So why would you start out with 135lbs on the bench or …