Bob's Blog

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07
2017

Kids & Lifting Weights

“Is it okay for young kids to be lifting weights? Won’t it stunt their growth or damage the growth plates?” The conventional thought for training moving kids less than 14 (or so) years of age is that yo...

24
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...