Know Thyself

This idea to "Know Thyself" is nothing new. It can be traced back to aphorisms in Ancient Greece or sage teachings of "the Self ought to be the subject to know" in Ancient India. The theme of "Self" can also be traced back through Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism....

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The Female Athlete Triad

People ask why we inquire at great detail about our athlete's sexual health. Frankly for some it seems intrusive and none of our god damn business, especially in our uptight American bubble. Yet, sexual health/function is one of the most early identifiers as health...

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On-Boarding Weight-Loss Clients

So you’ve been hitting the books on endocrinology related to weight loss and physical activity and you have concluded that Cortisol is the greatest of all catabolic evils (it’s not really that simple). You have also learned that anything other than low level walking...

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Feedback Analysis:  Hamza Deyaf

Feedback Analysis: Hamza Deyaf

The only way to discover your strengths is through feedback analysis. Whenever you make a key decision or take a key action, write down what you expect will happen. Nine or 12 months later, compare the actual results with your expectations.  - Peter Drucker Each year...

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Fed Up

Watch Fed Up.   Now seriously. Go.   I watched this documentary this past Sunday. It hurt and it will piss something off deep inside of you. I’ve seen many of those researchers in person, even Dr. Allison. They have no ulterior motive other than your...

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The Social Brain

Health, Happiness, Love, and ...Performance. It’s important for us coaches to remember that order. Our job title never fully explains our duties but the breakdown is simple. 90% Life Coach, 10% Performance Coach. It’s not all technique and periodization but instead...

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