Bob's Blog

Insights, Information, and Inspiration.

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06
2017

Biggerstrongerfaster

Most of the athletes (and their parents) who I work with want to improve their physical attributes toward a certain sport or activity. The whole exercise and fitness thing is a bit overwhelming to some of them. “Wh...

17
06
2017

Consider the Scapula!

Many people suffer with shoulder, upper back, and neck issues. They blame the arm, neck, or an assortment of tight muscles in their upper back. Very few of them consider the scapula. The scapula (shoulder blade) is defin...

14
06
2017

Old School Training

  “What’s the best gym that you have ever trained in?” World Gym of San Francisco? Cressey Sports Performance?  IFAST of Indianapolis? The Slippery Rock Barbell Club? The Bonny Lane Club?  All of t...

02
06
2017

Going Pro in Sports…

Research clearly shows that the chances of young athlete garnering a professional contract or competing in the Olympic Games are astronomically small. There are also injuries. So even the best of the best should not bank...

14
05
2017

The Amazing Mundane

Social media type posts should sporadically be mundane or uninspiring. One out of five sounds about right. Commenting on our routines and even  weaknesses would allow others to know something closer to the truth about us...

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04
2017

Thus Spoke the Ice Man

My sons and I recently watched a documentary on the Ice Man, who lived and died nearly 5,500 years ago on the northern border of what is now Italy. The insight gleaned from this well preserved ancient is staggering. I co...

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03
2017

Baseball Specific Warm-Up

Baseball is a game of: Short powerful bursts of total body movement and… ROTATION. Warm-ups should reflect preparing the mind and body for these two qualities. Arm care should also be included. And they should be r...

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02
2017

Training In-Season

You poured on the effort over the previous four months, added 10-pounds of lean muscle to become a faster, more powerful athlete. The season is about to begin and it’s time to prove yourself on the testing ground....