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F.K.T’s: A New Performance Marvel

Written By: Tamara Kidd  For centuries humans have continuously broken the boundaries in what was thought possible in physical performance. The past three years have proved to be exceptionally groundbreaking for the new phenomenon known as F.K.T.s (Fastest Known Times) in speed hiking, mountaineering, and trail running. FKTs are the fastest recorded times from point-to-point on…

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Three Health Benefits of Triathlon Training

Written By: Jon Fecik “Oh no, are we out?” I asked my wife after I got home from a run. “Yes,” she said. “OK. I will be back.” I sprinted out again, this time to my car to speed to the grocery store and buy three packs of Hershey’s Chocolate Bars. Why? Because I like them.…

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Training for LEO

Written By: Pat Skinner My name is Pat Skinner and I am a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) in New York state. I have been an investigator for two years. Prior to that I was a road trooper for nine years and know both ends of the spectrum. I know what it is required from this…

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Crawls and Carries

Written By: Andrew Read Endurance athletes can be a blessing and a curse to train. Endurance sports are built off extreme work ethics and the ability and willingness to suffer. However, that determination and motivation can easily sidetrack your clients with injury and burn out. It can also make programming hard due to weakness or…

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The Three Pillars of OCR Training

Written By: Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT Training for obstacle course racing (OCR) can be confusing and complicated to the average athlete. Because there are several race options to choose from – including, but not limited to, Spartan, Tough Mudder, Savage Race, and Conquer The Gauntlet – the obstacles you have to train for can vary wildly. Some…

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Frequent Training Mistakes for OCR Athletes

Written By: Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a sport that stresses the body of the hybrid athlete. Requiring athletes to simultaneously train for strength and speed can lead to problems, confusion and reoccurring mistakes. Once people have their weekly set routine down, these mistakes frequently come to the surface for the OCR athlete…

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What I’d Do If I Were an Athlete With Brain Damage

                                       Written By: Andrew Fox    If you suspect brain damage, you should seek professional, medical help. But we’ll get to that. First, let’s give you some much-needed background information on concussions and how they occur. The…

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A Delicate Balance: Sport and Life for the Working Professional

Written By: David Whitfield Balance. The word itself brings to mind a myriad of mental imagery. The scales of justice. A tightrope act in a circus. A field sobriety test. For the typical individual browsing this site, we can properly assume that the term will lead to thoughts related to athleticism and fitness. For some, proprioceptive…

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My Back Hurts: Can I Lift?

Written By: Claire Kopko, PT, DPT, OCS, NASM-PES Low back pain is an almost expected malady of any strength athlete. It is the rare lifter who has not complained of this and had his performance negatively affected by this problem. Some opt to ignore the problem and work through it, while others choose to avoid aggravating…

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How To Train For Military Selection

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android)    Annie “Gunshow” Dohack of Complete Human Performance has successfully trained over 140 individuals for military selection in several branches of the armed forces. Here, she shares her expertise on how to program for members…

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