Stop Letting Weak Hips Hurt You
26 Jul 2022

Stop Letting Weak Hips Hurt You Today, all before 9am, I had 3 different conversations about 3 different parts of the hips.  Maybe you don’t hear this enough: you need stronger hips.  Especially i...

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Welcome Coach Tony
12 Jul 2022

A significant part of life is community.  Small business is no different.  The folks who work the business as well as the folks who patron the business all contribute to the culture of it.   As a ...

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Let’s Try this Again - NEW GHP Gym Launch!
11 Jul 2022

Yes folks, it’s finally happening.  GHP is moving to:  Point Breeze! As of August 2022! In life, just like in sports, we sometimes get hit with a flagrant foul.  Someone trips you on a race, som...

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Stop Losing Your Mind While Running
27 Jun 2022

Thursday, we finished up the second week of Trackside, our track & speed training at GHP (included in your small group PT membership).  It was distance day and our crew was full of youth cross ...

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Stop Losing Your Mind While Running
27 Jun 2022

Thursday, we finished up the second week of Trackside, our track & speed training at GHP (included in your small group PT membership).  It was distance day and our crew was full of youth cross ...

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Jack in Do or Die Fashion
15 Jun 2022

Originally written in fall 2021* This weekend I went to the PIAA State Cross Country Championship.  Many of our runners were there and did great.  Holden Eagle had a course personal record.  Eyoha...

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Make Yourself Proud
15 Jun 2022

Big ups to Amber for conquering this year!  She finished it off by recently completing the Carolina Spartan Ultra 50K.  That is a 31 mile race with obstacles.  Obstacles!  31 miles!Oh yea, she comp...

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I Realize Why Some People Run Everyday
15 Jun 2022

Shoutout to the GHP athletes who competed at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships on Memorial Day weekend of 2021, who this year all run for Allderdice HS.  It was the first time for all ...

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Getting Fit for Ultimate
15 Jun 2022

Many athletes, maybe you, have taken off nearly a year of doing any training beyond a few home workouts and maybe some running.  With news of pick up, summer league, club, and pro leagues starting ...

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Not for the Faint of Heart
15 Jun 2022

This past Sunday, I went up to Moraine State Park to check out 2 of our members, Noe & Greg, for their sprint triathlon.  The event was the Mighty Moraine Man.  Let me say this, it was a very w...

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3 Exercises to Help w/ Patellar Tendonitis
14 Jun 2022

Knees bothersome along the top and/or bottom of the knee? Don’t let that stop you from enjoying your favorite activities. Check out these 3 exercise you can do to help improve how your knees feel a...

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3 Exercises to Sprint Faster
14 Jun 2022

Here are 3 exercises you can use to improve your takeoff speed & acceleration! Key things to understand with all exercises for speed are: 1) Punch the ground away from you 2) Bounce, forcibl...

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Your "Once in Awhile Lunges" are Disappointing You
09 Jun 2022

As the years of coaching add up, I just further see more and more the correlation between: endurance athletes who like to occasionally do 15min of lunges after a workout X endurance athletes who d...

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Drive (Lift) Slow, Homie
30 May 2022

“A squat is a squat is a squat, right?”  I mean, yea…“Doing 30 squats in a workout is the same no matter how you organize them, right?” Mmmm, naw bruh, there’s some nuance here.“Squatting fast gets...

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Just Because You’re 50 Doesn’t Mean You Have to Be Slow
30 May 2022

Those who spend a lot of time with me know I hold a strong belief that a life well lived can have the years between 50-60 as the prime years of a person’s life.  At least in regards to the events y...

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The Power of Eccentrics
30 May 2022

No, no, not an eccentric personality- though many of them can be quite powerful people, I mean eccentric training.  Using eccentric tempos while doing strength training is a key player in building ...

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The Man Who Ran Out of a Coma
21 May 2022

I’m going to tell you a wild story.  I have permission and this person is actually rather public about it.  It’s one of those things that makes me love that I do what I do.  Being close to these st...

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How to Organize Your Training
17 Mar 2022

Among our coaches here at GHP we have an event we do twice a month internally called “Shop Talk”.  Us coaches get together informally and discuss various aspects of training.  Usually Khyla or I ha...

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GHP Is Moving On Up, Literally
17 Mar 2022

Global Human Performance is officially moving.  After a 6 month process, I have signed a lease and secured us a new location to build a brand new state of the art facility.   The address is: 596...

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Muscle Confusion is Making You Confused
17 Mar 2022

Muscle confusion.  Are you familiar with that term?  Maybe you used to (or do) train in a way that involves you doing unrelated things all of the time to diversify your training. This is to “keep y...

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Creating a High Level Performance Environment
07 Mar 2022

The setting we are in has a tremendous impact on how we perform in all facets of life.   Working in a poor work environment full of drama and bad treatment leads to misery, even if the actual work...

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Why We Coach the Way We Do
07 Mar 2022

In life we must make many lines in the sand.  We have to pick what we will specialize in.  We have to pick which people are going to be the most significant to us.  We have to pick where we will li...

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Why I Started a Coaching Business
07 Mar 2022

I shared before how I got into coaching.  My realization that if I had better coaching during my youth, I would’ve had a better athletic career as well as my realization that coaching was something...

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Why I Became a Coach
07 Mar 2022

Life is an evolutionary journey.  From the very literal sense of genetic mutations that may or may not really matter, to just how our lives & generations progress.  I have always been held capt...

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How to Run Your Best When it Matters
22 Feb 2022

False spring is upon us!  That means outdoor sports are beginning, namely outdoor track which so many of our athletes compete in.  The Pittsburgh Marathon is in a few months. 5Ks, spring ultimate, ...

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2021 Year in Review
02 Jan 2022

​ It's been an amazing year to spend with you all. I compiled some results together of highlights I believe you will appreciate, especially the parents. While I know you enjoy the time we spend to...

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Go Through the Waves
20 Sep 2021

Go Through the Waves Yesterday I had quite a day going from this to that.  Over the coming days I want to share some quick lessons & inspirations Sunday taught me.  You’ll probably learn a goo...

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4 Muscles to Train That You Probably Aren’t
04 Sep 2021

You just hit the gym. Of course you did your essentials: you got your squats in, deadlifts, lunges, pull ups, bench press, and abs in.  Good job, right? I mean, yea good, but not the most optimal ...

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3 Tips for Drive Phase
02 Sep 2021

Everything begins with a start.  In sprinting, you begin with acceleration (drive phase) which is going from not moving, or moving very slow, to flying like a bat out of hell.  Nearly every sport t...

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Making Stretching Great Again
02 Sep 2021

Lol.  I couldn’t help myself. I just put lol in an email...lol. At any rate, here’s the deal.  Even the best intentioned athlete and exerciser forgets an important aspect of health and injury ris...

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