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How Can I Get To The Next Level?

Hustling like a hamster If you’ve been playing for a few years, whether this is your third season as a club practice player or your eighth season getting buried in pool play at Nationals, you know how frustrating it is to be stuck. You want…

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How to Improve Faster at Sport Skills

As a rugby player for Texas Tech University, I made more progress as a lifter and player than I have ever made in any athletic endeavor, before or since. My weight room numbers exploded and my playing stats did as well. It was my third…

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Training Around Pain and Faster Rehab (Part 1)

In July 2014, I decided to be an idiot. First, this is a story of being stupid in training and not listening to your body. Second, this is my story of recovering despite being stupid. June 25, 2014: I met with a local track coach…

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Beginners Set PRs…

…and experienced athletes win. Those are points of focus I remember from a Gary Winckler article. The great difficulty of a carefully measured sport is the pressure put on competitors to, at once, be the best in their field of peers that day and the…

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You Are NOT Elite

…so don’t try to train like you are. People misunderstand how much work it takes to become an elite athlete. An amusing anecdote from the bodybuilding world: within weeks of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s The Education of a Bodybuilder, hundreds of skinny guys piled into commercial gyms…

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