Taking Help & Everything Else

Taking Help & Everything Else

1

Oct

2019

Sometimes the United States of America is referred to as “the land of opportunity”. While we won't be debating the State of the Union here, we must agree there is incredible opportunity around us. Despite this fact, I’ve come to find that fewer people are taking what they want. Read the verb in the aforementioned ...
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Want to Get Fit? Context Matters

Want to Get Fit? Context Matters

30

Sep

2019

On my recent trip to Morocco, I found myself talking with a couple from Philadelphia. They were a high powered duo. The wife was a surgeon and the husband was a marketing executive. We were having dinner in a tent in the middle of the Sahara desert so there weren’t many distractions. Our conversation led to career and eve ...
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DEUCE on the Kyle Kingsbury Podcast

27

Sep

2019

I had the great pleasure of joining former UFC fighter, Kyle Kingsbury, on his podcast. The concepts we touch on range from an essentialist perspective of performance, the principles of Going Right, and even the first time we met. While I’m biased, I think this conversation is worth a listen to upgrade your commute o ...
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Measurement and How Close You Look

Measurement and How Close You Look

26

Sep

2019

Here’s a pop quiz for you: how long is the coast of California? It’s a trick question, because you’ll get a different answer depending on what resource you ask. The California Coastal Commission, for example, says it’s 1,100 miles long, while many other resources claim it’s 840 miles. A simple search on Quora, how ...
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Curiosity Dethrones Unruly Dogma

Curiosity Dethrones Unruly Dogma

25

Sep

2019

Victor Hugo once said, “Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come.” When an idea is a prevailing concept, it reigns like a King. Ironically, this maxim has a fragile characteristic. The reign of ideas whose time has come can defend against new ideas. I listened to an interview recently with a geologist n ...
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On Quitting

On Quitting

24

Sep

2019

It’s contagious. First and foremost, it should be known that quitting begets more quitting. Depending on how your self-talk is running right now, this might land on you as bad news. Let me interject. Sure, I hear you. It’s tough to hear that if you’re infected, so to speak, with a bout of quit. It might seem like you ...
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Three DEUCE Gyms to Support Wade’s Army

Three DEUCE Gyms to Support Wade’s Army

23

Sep

2019

We’re locking arms with DEUCE Backlot and DEUCE Athletics to raise funds for the families affected by neuroblastoma, which is a horrible pediatric cancer. Our friends at Power Athlete HQ started this non-profit, Wade’s Army, after neuroblastoma took the life of a family friend’s chil ...
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Exploring Bar Position

Exploring Bar Position

20

Sep

2019

Today’s General Physical Preparedness (GPP) training includes some back squat clusters and what we will see are various different bar positions around the gym. Why? Well, there are two main reasons. The first is anatomy. Some people have preferences including and not limited to comfort and performance. The second reason i ...
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Points of Performance: the Reality

Points of Performance: the Reality

19

Sep

2019

Despite what most any coach or trainer wants to believe or tell you, the points of performance we harp on and become sticklers about aren’t rules for movement. In fact, there are no rules. There are too many examples of successfully executed movements over long periods of time that break the “rules” for this ...
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BIRTHFIT Seminar Comes to DEUCE

BIRTHFIT Seminar Comes to DEUCE

18

Sep

2019

We’re pleased to share that we are hosting the B!RTHF!T Coach Seminar at DEUCE October 12-13. This two day course is open to the public. The BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar is a movement seminar designed to educate and empower movement professionals in their work with pregnant and postpartum women. Coaches, per ...
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