Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why You Should Train Like an Athlete, Even If You Aren’t One

You don’t have to be playing in front of thousands of people or sign a seven-figure contract in order to train like an athlete. Although, lets be honest: both would be nice. I’m often asked how I go about writing programs for my athletes as opposed to by everyday regular Joes and Janes; how much… Read more

Day 6: Terezin and Old Prague Ham

Day 6: Terezin and Old Prague Ham Tony and I woke up early this morning to try and get yesterday’s blog up before heading out – the internet was slow, so sorry for the delay yesterday! We walked a whole three minutes over to Old Town Square to meet the bus, and started our one… Read more

Day 5: The Library, The Lesser Quarter, The Dinner

Day 5: The Library, The Church, The Dinner Another quiet night, followed by a leisurely morning with coffee from our little machine, eggs from the local market, and the most insane granola ever. Today the Somersets and Gentilewis’ decided to divide and conquer. Dean and Lindsay headed to Old Town Square and the Torture Museum,… Read more

New (To You) Scapular Stabilization Exercises

I’m still in Europe. Today’s guest post comes courtesy of former CSP intern and now current rock-star PA based strength coach, Rob Rabena Shoulder health is always a hot topic amongst baseball players and overhead athletes. To keep a healthy shoulder, there are a lot of variables that come into play. Most of these variables… Read more

Day 4: Prague Castle

Day 4: Prague Castle! After a solid 10 hours of sleep, we had a more successful morning with the coffeemaker in the apartment, and all of the Gentilcores and Somersets sat in the kitchen quietly, catching up on emails and filling up on caffeine and Czech Granola (which is delicious, by the way!) The Somersets,… Read more

5 More Scientific Reasons Athletes Should Eat Carbs

I’m in Europe traveling, speaking, and eating lots of cheese. Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach Travis Hansen. I don’t write nearly enough nutritional content for the site – if I do it’s always gluten free – so when Travis reached out to offer a sequel to a popular article he wrote for… Read more

Day 3: Rain, Rain!

Day 3: Rain Rain! Today started off with a coffee machine mishap. Dean and I thought it would be smart to just use the coffee maker in the apartment, instead of running out for a little coffee in the morning. Unfortunately, due what dean believes is a design flaw, I walked into the kitchen 10… Read more

Day 2: Naplavka and Vysehrad Fortress

Day 2 After an amazing 12 hours of sleep, I was bright eyed and bushy tailed! I found the nearest open coffee shop, grabbed myself one, and brought one home for Dean. Tony was whipping up some eggs, and the boys were getting ready for Day 1 of “The Complete Hip and Shoulder Workshop” (available… Read more