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New Off-season FPF Training

Hey guys, next cycle of programming is now out for fitness pain free performance training.  This month’s goals and changes: We’re progressing our strength work.  For the general population we’re

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9 Critical Principles for a Successful Off-season Program (Part 3)

We’re up to part 3 in our series.  If you missed the previous parts you can find them below: Part 1 click HERE Part 2 click HERE Now onto the finale… 7: Go Strict Now don’t get me

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9 Critical Principles for a Successful and Injury Free Off-season (Part 2)

If you missed part 1 in our series then click HERE to go back and check it out before continuing.  Now onto part 2… 4: Have Some Fun If the sole purpose of your training is to become a better athlete

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9 Critical Principles for a Successful and Injury Free Off-season (Part 1)

1: Take Some Time Off After a grueling open season it’s natural to want to be excited about getting back into training hardcore. You’ve been able to test your mettle in the open, you’ve

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Why Your Hard Met-cons Are Too Easy and Your Easy Met-cons are Too Hard – Introducing Polarized Training

First of all, I stole this title right from a Triathlon Magazine and wanted to give credit where it was due. The title was too perfect not to use.  Second of all I think this idea I’m about to write

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Why Do Stiff Ankles Cause “Knee In” or “Toe Out” During the Squat?

Hey guys, quick tip today.  I think most people understand that having poor ankle dorsiflexion motion can hinder their ability to hit a deep squat, particularly an overhead squat.  What I don’t

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What’s Important In Off-Season Programming?

I always thought that the off-season was one of the most important times of the year for training back when I was playing collegiate sports.  It’s a great time to finally get some change in your

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3 Tips to Reduce Shoulder Pain in Muscle-ups

Far and away one of the most challenging exercises in the fitness world is the muscle-up.  Given the complexity and challenge of the exercise some people end up getting themselves into hairy situations

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Are you Ready for the Open? New Programming!

We’re getting closer and closer to the open competition.  That means that we’re also progressing our programming to follow suit.  We’re currently transitioning from a transitional pre-season

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A Deep Investigation into the Safety and Performance of the Deep Squat: Part 1

I had the opportunity to have a long talk with Chad Vaughn (2x Olympian, Power Monkey Camp and Crossfit Weightlifting Coach) at the most recent Power Monkey Fitness Camp.  One point both Chad and I agreed

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FPF Podcast Episode 31: Diagnosing and Treating Running Injuries with Chris Johnson – Part 1

Join us today as I interview physical therapist and running specialist Chris Johnson.  Topics discussed are: 90% of runners run at 90% intensity, 90% of the time and 90% get injured – whoa

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