Overcoming Failure and Targeting Success

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Question: This season was difficult and I just don’t know if I have the ability I once did to keep winning. I made some changes in my life during the past year and I have begun to wonder if I really have the necessary talent to make it where I want to go. How can […]

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Off Season Football Training and Goals

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Question: I want to be the best I can be. I am willing to train seven days a week if necessary to get there. How many days a week do you recommend for getting ready for football in August? Answer: Seven days is going to be a bit much for a young high school student. […]

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Adding Size After Football Season

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Question: I want to add size now that football is over. My goal is to build ten to fifteen pounds of muscle by August of next year. I have weightlifting at school and wondered if it is going to be too much if I train after school as well because at school we really don’t […]

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Try Intermittent Fasting to Drop Those Last Few Pounds!

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Question: I need to drop a few pounds this month but have decreased my calories to a point I don’t want to eat any less. I also train 4-5 days a week and don’t know if I can add any thing else there. I have lost 40 pounds this year so what I’ve done has […]

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Finding and Keeping Motivation

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Question: There is no motivation left in me to go to train, or run, or really feel like doing much anymore. Work is a grind, our kids are grown, and I feel like taking it easy. At the same time I don’t want to slide down the slippery slope and let my health go downhill. […]

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Goals are Achieved with Patience

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Question: If you had one piece of advice for people working out what would it be? Answer: Patience. Whether you are a forty year old struggling to lose weight or a sixteen year old kid pushing to get bigger, stronger and faster, be patient. Being patient does not mean waiting for things to happen. Patience […]

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Avoiding the “Freshmen 15”

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Question: As I prepare to go away to school I am concerned about the ” freshmen 15″ that so many of my friends came back carrying after they went to school. Any advice to avoid that? Answer: As young men and women leave their homes and venture into various schools to further their education they […]

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Training After or Between Seasons

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Question: My son has about three weeks after he finishes high school basketball before he begins AAU ball. What type of training program would be the most beneficial to him in that time frame and after AAU ball starts up could he get in one or two days a week to help him maintain? He […]

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Workout Stuck on a Plateau? Try These Tips!

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Question: I have had several weeks without being able to add any weight to my incline dumbbell presses. What do I need to do to go heavier and get stronger? Answer: Sticking points can be very frustrating, but not a reason to worry if they are not moving according to your schedule. Often the cause […]

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Training is Intensity and Intensity Equals Results

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Question: I really don’t know what you mean when you say there is a difference between training and working out. How hard do you have to workout for it to become training? What is more important eating clean or training? Which is better low reps or higher reps for training for sports? Answer: Training is […]

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