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What I did to hit a golf ball farther

What I did to hit a golf ball farther

Two years ago I went down to Columbia, South Carolina to compete in World Long Drive. It was open qualifiers, something I knew basically nothing about and it was a completely new experience for me. It wasn’t really something I was interested in until I was getting a club fitting for some irons and a new driver. During that process the person...

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We Are Too Damn Fat

We Are Too Damn Fat

Look, at some point we as Americans have to realize we are too damn fat. Like fat fat. I mean really fucking fat. According to the CDC 20.6% of 12 - 19 year olds are obese. That is one out of five! Don’t worry it only gets better, 39.6% of adults suffer from obesity, which is basically two out of five! We are fucking fat. Now, before we get...

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How to Build a Program

How to Build a Program

I use the term appropriate programming quite often, almost to the point where it may come off as some cheesy phrase or buzzword; you know the ones where you are sitting in a meeting and Billy from sales has a powerpoint filled with slides about synergistic integration, actionable analytics, and monetization strategies. But, appropriate...

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Leave the Freaks Alone!

Leave the Freaks Alone!

Jacob deGrom is a FREAK and there is a trainer out there who is just waiting to ruin him. Now if you don’t know who Jacob deGrom is, he is a 6’4” 180 pound Mets pitcher who has won the last 2 Cy Young awards in the NL and started this season off by giving up one hit, no runs, and struck out 8 batters in 5 innings. Overall, not bad. So why do I...

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Physical Activity Isn’t Training

Physical Activity Isn’t Training

The American population, on average, is fat, sedentary, over medicated, in pain, and moves with the coordination of a newly born giraffe walking on ice. A really easy way to fix most of these issues really lies with the sedentary aspect of the statement above. We need to move! We need to do more physical activity, and in general physical activity...

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