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Don’t Fear the Fish

October 22, 2015 - Uncategorized

AUGUST 2017 Since this blog still gets a lot of attention despite its lack of new content, I wanted to update ya’ll on what’s going on.  I’m still coaching full-time in NYC and have shifted into the endurance world a bit and have been competing…

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The future of Starting Strength

October 16, 2013 - Uncategorized

    Starting Strength Coaches Association 2013.  Taken from tomcampitelli.zenfolio.com      This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the 2nd annual Starting Strength Coaches Association conference. The event was hosted by Rippetoe at his famous “Wichita Falls Athletic Club” in Texas.  It was…

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Rip discusses the limitations of Exercise Science, and how they have hindered the spread of the TRUTH about training

September 18, 2013 - Uncategorized

       A true understanding of actual “training” has been slowly entering into mainstream society. Through the increasing popularity of organizations such as Crossfit, Starting Strength, Elite FTS, Rogue, and Kelly Starrett’s Mobility WOD, people have become increasingly familiar with strength training, and how to perform…

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The Birth Of The Practical Application Series

August 2, 2013 - Uncategorized

    So if you’ve been reading the blog, you’ve noticed that I’ve been writing a lot about complex topics – analyzing biomechanics and discussing forces.  Talking about the physiology of adaptation and its contextual application.  From the feedback that I’ve received, these articles may…

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Client Transformation Series: Paco

July 27, 2013 - Uncategorized

8 Month Transformation Age: 51Height: 6′      Coming to you now is CTS’s first master’s trainee – Paco.  Coming to us at 51 years of age, Paco is a native of Mexico.  I first met Paco over by a smith machine back in November…

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Bilateral or Unilateral? And why are we doing so many damn “corrective exercises?!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 9, 2013 - Uncategorized

     It’s nice writing articles here.  It’s also nice when other people do it so I don’t have to.  This one should raise some nice controversy.   Rippetoe goes off. Again

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Quick 3 minute video: the power of our brain in musical expectation

June 24, 2013 - Uncategorized

Bobby Mcferrin plays the audience From: Ted.com

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Client Transformation Series: Jay

June 21, 2013 - Uncategorized

7  Week Transformation Age: 36 Height: 5’10”     Jay is a native of Wales with a competitive background in Rugby.  Having never followed a traditional strength program, Jay made some great progress in his strength development in such a short period of time.  Although…

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Client Transformation Series : Nate

June 3, 2013 - Uncategorized

7 Month Transformation Lifts 11/8/12 6/1/13 Squat 95 lbs  3×5 245 lbs  3×5 Bench 105 lbs  3×5 190 lbs 3×5 Press 75 lbs  3×5 125 lbs  3×5 Deadlift 135 lbs  3×5 345 lbs 1×5 Body Composition 11/8/12 6/1/13 Weight 197 lbs 213 lbs Bodyfat 9.2%…

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High Bar vs. Low Bar Squatting – A Biomechanical Analysis

June 2, 2013 - Uncategorized

     There exist many controversies within the field of strength and conditioning.  Coaches argue their points of view regarding training modalities, methods, and exercise selection, often times obtaining little success in reaching any point of enlightenment regarding a topic.  Through my experience as a…

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