Training Principles for Athletes

Whether high school athlete or occupational athlete there are certain principles that must be followed for optimal gains, long term health, and general physical preparedness.  Too often we as humans try to seek out the easy road or the magic fix because of it’s simplicity or our own laziness. Pretty pictures, flowery words, and the…

12 Days 3 Goals All For Christmas

Our adult clients and followers may have some interest in this little challenge. To get you in the mood for the holidays, Amy has put together a holiday challenge titled the “12 Days of Fitness”.  As a gift to yourself you might take on these challenges which cover your fitness activities, your nutrition consumption, and…

Real Opportunity in Youth Sport

I love coincidence since it seems so divinely inspired at times. Throughout the year in coaching freshmen football, I have tried weekly to add small elements of life lessons not just from my experiences but of mental tools I learned from the late great Frosty Westering.  I’ve shared a couple of those character elements that…

Inspiration to Achieve

Whatever your goal… Arnold is not talking about bodybuilding:   Will Smith is not talking about acting   Steve Jobs is not talking about computers   The Great One Michael Jordan isn’t just talking about basketball   And…. Rocky Never Lies

Football Combatives Continue

Many many changes for the Snohomish football program this year. It’s great to see some of the old traditions continue.  Fun day of combatives to end Spring Football. More combative pics and video on the SHS Strength and Conditioning Face Book Fan Page  

Firefighter Combat Challenge Everett Washington

In case you haven’t already heard, I’m excited to announce that the official Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Everett on August 23rd and 24th, 2013.  This is a national/international level tour that is coming to our own town. Pending final approval, the competition will be held on 14th street on Everett’s beautiful waterfront,…

Do You Know Bro-Science

I don’t often spread the advice from bodybuilding.com, mainly because I’m not training a bunch of competitive bodybuilders.  But because we do visit hypertrophy (bodybuilding-esk) training from time to time I do pay attention to their conversation. They sometimes come out with some great info like this one from Lifting Lingo Made Easy article. Bro-Science,…