Is your Coaching being heard?

Ever wonder why your athletes aren't listening to your advise? Have you ever been coached and you felt overwhelmed because far too much was being said? Have you ever had two people trying to coach you on something you did and were given two different pieces of advise but not sure who to listen to? … Continue reading Is your Coaching being heard?

You don’t get what you want…

You don't even get what you deserve. What do you get? You get what you expect! What are your expectations? Are your expectations big enough? Are your expectations too low? Are you getting favorable results in your life? Believe it or not what you harbor in your mind will become manifest. Your thoughts eventually become … Continue reading You don’t get what you want…

Stretching: why it’s important and not for strength

Imagine a worst case scenario where you bend over to tie your shoes and it becomes incredibly hard to do so because your muscles and joints are so stiff that you can't bend over. Or imagine a case where you can't fully press a weight overhead because your chest muscles and shoulders are so tight … Continue reading Stretching: why it’s important and not for strength

Wanna make people upset? Show them how happy and joyful you are.

Remember when you were a kid and all you knew was to be happy and have fun? Then you became an adult and lost that kid spirit? What happened? Where did we go wrong? Yup. You can be joyful and happy but that will only piss other people off. The sad truth is that your … Continue reading Wanna make people upset? Show them how happy and joyful you are.

The importance of cycling your training

Arguably the most important factor in training is planning of your training. Technique can reach a point where it will give you limited returns. Same with other factors such as mobility, recovery, nutrition. However, planning your training can still give you necessary gains because the variables can be manipulated to improve performance. All factors of … Continue reading The importance of cycling your training

Welcome to…HASSLE FREE FRIDAYS!!!

Training on Fridays at Hassle Free Barbell in San Francisco is like training with extra rocket boosters behind your back. You don't even need pre-workout because the energy is like taking pre-workout! There is a special intensity in the air on Fridays that makes it feel as if someone had turned off gravity. Welcome to … Continue reading Welcome to…HASSLE FREE FRIDAYS!!!

Going 2 for 6…are you kidding me???

With so many misses at competitions the score board can look like a bloodbath. When there are so many misses it lowers the quality of the competition and takes longer as well. Missing lifts increases your chances to bombing out and lowers your confidence to perform. Excuses such as, "Meet didn't go as planned..." is … Continue reading Going 2 for 6…are you kidding me???