Logan Gelbrich

Born in Santa Monica, Logan feels right at home coaching at DEUCE Gym. With a background in collegiate (University of San Diego) and professional (San Diego Padres) baseball, Logan is used to high performance, heavy workloads, and accountability. Luckily, Logan was blessed enough to work with world renowned strength and conditioning coaches, sports psychologists, and nutritionists during his career. It’s during this time that the seeds were sown for the belief system that led him to both the CrossFit Games and Strongman Nationals. These experiences guide his coaching today. Forever a “student of the game,” Logan is always looking to strengthen and question his understanding of humans. Today his work includes his best selling book, Going Right: A Logical Justification for Pursuing Your Dreams, and diverse offerings of education in leadership and group dynamics via the 'Hold the Standard' Summit, online education, and consultancy.

One Step Guide: How to Never Give Up a Home Run Ever Again

If anyone has Tyler Glasnow’s email address, please forward this to him. It’s a bonafide, fool-proof guide to never give up a home run ever again (like he did earlier this week to the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger). Not a pitcher, yourself? Don’t worry. As always, this article is for you, too. The message is universal. 

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Two Years, One Song with Arcade Fire’s Win Butler

Win Butler of the chart topping band, Arcade Fire, once took a keyboard on tour to write music. While it wasn’t for a lack of trying, Butler was only able to write a single song. How long did he try?  Two years.  Twenty-four months of writing and playing melodies on the keyboard yielded just one

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#1 Advice: Get Sticky

When starting a new practice, there are a million books and maxims advising how to master habit formation, but none might be more important than this. You see, joining a gym and the subsequent results you’re after can, unfortunately, be a crap shoot. For some, their lives are never the same. For others, things just

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Tools with History (and a Future)

The forty-five pound iron plate photographed above was a gift from the UCLA Athletics Department. It’s decades old and was loaded on to the bar of some legendary UCLA football players like Troy Aikman and Ken Norton Jr. You see basic, essential training equipment are tools and tools have some unique, powerful characteristics.  Tools, unlike

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FACT: You’re Naive.

Now, before you get offended there are a couple key things here. Firstly, we all are, so don’t take it hard. Second, believe it or not, our naivaté can very well be remarkably advantageous to accomplishing some of the most important things in our lives.  I first made reference to this concept in my book,

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