When it’s OK to Eat Lard and Why it’s Important to Look Beyond the Norm.

Research shows that having abundant social support trumps healthy lifestyle habits.

Malcolm Gladwell wrote about this phenomena in his first chapter of Outliers where he tells the tale of The Roseta Effect.

The Roseta Effect is named after Italian immigrants (originally from a town in Italy called Roseta Valfotore) who set up their American home […]

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Why the “C” word is killing your ski performance.

 

When we are doing dynamic activities, such as skiing, we want our big muscle groups to be on-line in such a way that they get active when the time is appropriate, and then inhibited when they are no longer needed.

The key words for optimal sports performance are Adaptability and Resiliency.

Not that “C” word.  Or more commonly known as […]

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My personal story with all “the juicy” details

My story goes something like this
In 2001, my kneecap spontaneously broke in half while I was walking down a flight of stairs. Yep, you read right. And ‘Ouch’ is right too!

It was a complication from an ACL (anterior cruciate knee ligament) surgery, and, it was without a doubt the most pain I’ve ever experienced. (I can vouch […]

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