August 31, 2018

Another thought provoking video. Obesity and lack of strength are not just personal concerns.

August 28, 2018

I have always wondered how the heroes of my youth would stack up with the champions of today. We know that in many cases, the times and distances are faster and farther. But not in all cases. What if those earlier pioneers were in the current environment?  Could they s...

August 23, 2018

We have always advocated eating breakfast. Or, rather, eating something for breakfast. In the U.S.  we have a culture that tells us that breakfast means eggs. bacon, orange juice, pancakes or an egg mcmuffin or something similar. A quick breakfast might be cereal or to...

August 20, 2018

I love this video clip and the concept of finding a way to get strong in any environment.

August 16, 2018

 They don't give medals for how much you train.

Here is a good article that I agree with. Quality is much more important than quantity with young athletes, and even old ones.  I tell my students, "It's not the workout that makes you stronger, it's recovering from the wo...

August 13, 2018

 Learning complex movements prepares the brain to learn and remember better

More evidence for what we already know. Ironically, in spite of overwhelming evidence, schools continue to cut Physical Education programs and reduce pay time for elementary students.

With the de...

August 9, 2018

Being Summer time here in the U.S., I have a lot of aspiring football players coming into the weight room to prepare for the upcoming season. A strong neck is high on the list of priorities. I ran across this article awhile ago. It brought back some memories. As a teen...

August 2, 2018

Oliver  and Orrin Whaley's ancestors.*

                    (Julius Sombrero, maternal Great Grandfather and Navajo sheriff on the left)

*Also the ancestors of their siblings, Nizhoni Chun, Taazbaa Scotson, Yannibaa Collins, an...

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