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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What Speed Training Really Is
27 Jul 2021

When it comes to sprinting, there are 3 phases that matter: Acceleration Max Velocity Speed Endurance For sprinters in track and field, these all matter a lot.  For athletes that play foo...

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Managing Performance When Mood is Moot
21 Jul 2021

You know it happens.  Life works it’s sorcery and then boom, we don’t feel like doing *thing that we said was important for us to do*.   Like train and workout. We show up to the gym or to practi...

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College Recruiting Seminar
19 Jul 2021

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We All Need Encouragement
12 Jul 2021

So I had been in a bit of a workout slump the last couple weeks.  Feeling overwhelmed working 10+ hour days, orchestrating changes, I moved, and my personal life has undergone some large changes.  ...

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Embracing Hard Things
06 Jul 2021

A favorite book of mine is “The Obstacle is the Way”.  It’s about the title, the obstacle is the way. The way to what? The way forward.   In life, we are faced with obstacles, things that challen...

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4 Tips to Handle Training +2x A Day
25 Jun 2021

Summertime is grindtime!  Many of you, adults or youth, are increasing how much training you’re doing throughout the week.  In many cases, especially with athletes playing on teams or training for ...

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Running Negative Splits
15 Jun 2021

Yesterday our summer track work began!   As an emphasis, I talked to them about running negative splits.  What’s a negative split? It’s when the 2nd half of your run is faster than the first half....

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When to Drop Volume Training
28 May 2021

This weekend, several of our GHP athletes are participating in the PIAA State Track & Field Championship. They are currently in a phase called “tapering”.  Tapering is an intentional lightening...

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Healthy Knees Have Strong Quads
10 May 2021

Inflexible knees suck.  Painful knees suck even more.  Over the years, I’ve helped many athletes and regular folks improve in their knee ability and have worked to continually grow my knowledge on ...

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Own Your Wins!
10 May 2021

In the Western PA track world, this weekend was host to the 47th Annual Baldwin Invitational, arguably the most high profile track meet on this half of the state.  I still remember vividly competin...

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What’s An Optimal Amount of Training Time?
27 Apr 2021

How much training is enough, too much, or not enough? I’ve noticed some consistencies in the time I’ve spent training over the years based on how much I see young athletes training.  I find some a...

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Should You Use High Intensity or Low Intensity Strength Training
21 Apr 2021

This morning two of my high school track athletes came in to train.  Shoutout to them for their dedication to the grind, coming in at 6am before school.  They both just hit big PRs at their last ...

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Ultimate is {Almost} Back
30 Mar 2021

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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In Season Strength = Postseason Success
24 Mar 2021

Every year, thousands of athletes across the country go hard strength training all off season just to hit the championship series and post season and run out of gas and be “almost good enough”.   ...

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When You Eat Matters!
19 Mar 2021

If we are talking about survival, getting enough calories whenever you can is key.  As long as the food isn’t poison, you have to eat what you can, whenever. If we are talking about our comparably...

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Work Your Tight Muscles
19 Mar 2021

In the world of running, commonly the hamstring, hip flexors, quads, calves, and glutes are the bearers of aches and pains.  Week 2 of high school track is almost done, and finally some of the “thi...

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