“I Will Never Do Crossfit”


While those aren’t my words, they might as well be. Those words actually belong to two-time judo Olympian Travis Stevens, who also happens to be a Brazilian jujitsu black belt. It’s no secret… Continue reading

Winnie the Pooh’s Words of Wisdom


I’m sure we all remember watching Winnie the Pooh cartoons or reading the books when we were children. Even now, I read Winnie the Pooh books to my boys, and every now and… Continue reading

Golfers: Breathe Better, Play Better


Breathe better, play better? REALLY? While that might seem like an odd title, an odd connection to make, it’s 100% accurate. If you’re a golfer (or anyone who is active, for that matter),… Continue reading

Training an Elephant & the Lies About Chronic Pain


Do any of you know how circus elephants are trained? I had no idea until I was listening to a podcast the other day. When baby elephants are brought to the circus, they’re… Continue reading

Surgery of No Benefit to “Older Knees”


If you’re thinking of having your meniscus repaired, you might want to think twice before going under the knife. Researchers from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada analyzed seven different studies that included more… Continue reading

Robert Griffin III: Injury Prone or Dysfunctional?


It has been a week since Washington Redskins’ quarterback, Robert Griffin III, dislocated his left ankle on a throw against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but I wanted to weigh in on the issue. Many… Continue reading

Coming Out of the Fog


  I enjoy fog. It might sound weird, I know, but I think it’s kind of cool. I think there’s a mystique, a mystery, about it. At times, I even consider it to… Continue reading

Beat the Mid-Afternoon Crash


We’ve all been there. Sitting at your desk, when all of a sudden, your head bobs, your eyelids feel heavy, and the place you’d most like to be in that moment is taking… Continue reading

Egoscue Interview with Brian Bradley on ESPN Radio


Brian Bradley, Vice President of Egoscue, was featured in an interview on ESPN Radio in San Diego earlier this month. He gives an awesome explanation of The Egoscue Method, how it came about,… Continue reading

Don’t be an Optimist: The Stockdale Paradox


Up until yesterday, I had no idea who Admiral Jim Stockdale was and had never heard of the Stockdale Paradox before. But now that I have heard of Admiral Stockdale and his Paradox,… Continue reading

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