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Mat Fraser’s CrossFit Games training

August 14, 2017

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I enjoyed this video series on Mat Fraser’s CrossFit training: You can’t go 10 words in the sports world without hearing about hard work. In CrossFit, it’s every two words. Yes, hard training is important. But disciplined training is no less important. All we hear about is the blood, sweat and tears part. We don’t […]

Should pitchers deadlift?

August 7, 2017

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When assessing the stability and laxity of the shoulder, there is something called a sulcus sign. It is a noticeable divot between the top and bottom of the shoulder. Between the AC joint and the humeral head. Another lighter example: – And here is a more extreme: – It’s important to recognize the ease with which […]

Differences between brain and muscle fatigue as we become trained (how exercise increases our ability to handle all stress)

July 26, 2017

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Charlie Francis was a sprint coach, a consultant to many different sports, and one of the best sport coaches we’ve had. He’s easily the greatest sprint coach. He popularized the notion of central nervous system (CNS) fatigue, also known as neural fatigue. The way I describe this to clients is some days everything feels off. […]

AI will not take all jobs- looking at artificial intelligence through the lens of sports

July 24, 2017

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It’s hard to go a few days without seeing yet another article about the impending doom of artificial intelligence. This doom is related to two arenas- Skynet Taking jobs Most AI researchers don’t take 1. seriously. Pedro Domingos, in The Master Algorithm, says “The chances that an AI equipped with the Master Algorithm will take over the […]