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Matej Hocevar on Microdosing Info, KPI’s and World Travel

  Matej Hocevar is a guy I often refer to as the World’s Most Interesting Man. Whether it’s speaking multiple languages, traveling the world, or simply his curiosity and zest for life, he’s a guy I feel honored to call a good friend. Matej is also the owner of Vigor Move and Live in Ljubljana, […]

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How to Get Started with Online Coaching

Between my website, social media, and my podcast, I get asked a ton of questions. But one question I get asked time and again: How did you get started training clients online? So let’s start this off with a little history lesson… The year is 2006, and I’ve been writing quite a bit for major […]

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Pat Rigsby on Building Your Ideal Fitness Business

Pat Rigsby is a guy I’ve known for years now, and he’s my go-to resource when it comes to running my businesses. And I’ll say this – IFAST and RTS wouldn’t be where it is today without Pat and his guidance. In this show, Pat and I talk about how a collegiate baseball coach pivoted […]

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Dan Sanzo on Mindset, Coaching and Becoming a Mentor

Dan Sanzo joined Northeastern University Sports Performance in fall 2013.  He is the Associate Director of Sports Performance and Head of Strength and Conditioning.   He is responsible for the strength and conditioning programs for women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer.  In addition, he coordinates the transition of athletes from rehabilitation to full strength and […]

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The BIG Q&A Show

So needless to say, I’m trying something VERY new this week! I had a scheduling issue with my interviewee, and I definitely didn’t want to miss a week, so this show is all about YOU. If you get my newsletter, I reached out to ask for questions for this week – and the response was […]

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BJ Bliffert on Kettlebell Training, Coaching and Sport

BJ Bliffert is the founder of Full Throttle Athletics and the North Texas Kettlebell Club where he helps busy people live a “high performance lifestyle” without the use of dangerous workouts or fad diets. Over the last 20 years he’s been fortunate to help thousands of busy people get into the best shape of their […]

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The MR Radio Show – May 2018

If you’ve followed this site for any period of time, you probably know my “Random Thoughts” articles are some of my most popular. As such, I tried to do something very similar with this week’s podcast! In this show I cover six topics that I’ve been thinking a ton about, so I hope you enjoy […]

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John O’Neil on Developing the Youth Baseball Player

John O’Neil is the Director of Performance at CSP-Massachusetts. After working at the Annex Sports Performance Center and Drive495, John returned to Cressey Sports Performance in 2017. Over the past few years, John has coached people of all ages in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey, as well as working as a high school baseball […]

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Shawn Myszka on Developing Elite Game Speed

Shawn Myszka currently serves as a Personal Performance Advisor & Movement Coach for over a dozen NFL players each year, where he guides the performance of players to the limits of their potential. Through his frequent presentations at strength coach and sport conferences nationwide, Shawn has become a sought-after clinician and leader in the field […]

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Vernon Griffith on Communication, Mindset, and Lasting Impact in Youth Athletics

Vernon Griffith is an adventurer, father, husband and enjoyer of life. He is also the co-owner and head strength and conditioning coach for Virginia High Performance, a privately owned performance facility located in Virginia Beach. Vernon oversees the high performance programming and recovery for the youth athletes, college athletes and the military veterans that come through the […]

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Pat Davidson on Coaching, Cuing and Creating Savages

Dr. Pat Davidson is truly a renaissance man. With a Ph.D. in exercise physiology and a career in strongman, the guy has pushed the limits both physically and mentally. But most importantly, he’s a guy that I always love chatting with, because he’s always thinking about the training process, and how to get the most […]

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Jim Laird on the Evolution of a Powerlifter

Jim Laird is the owner of Gym Laird Strength and Conditioning, and has worked as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. Jim has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector.  But perhaps most importantly, Jim has worked […]

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Chris Chase on The Trainable Exercise Menu

  Note from MR: When it comes to training, I love Chris Chase’s approach. Here’s a guy that’s coached at virtually every level, and who has a truly pragmatic approach to training. In this article, he talks about why we need to get away from the idea of “correcting” clients movement, and instead, to focus […]

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The BIG Sleep Podcast

Sleep is something that many of us struggle with on a daily (or nightly) basis. We know we should sleep more. Or maybe we know that we never feel rested and refreshed when we wake up in the morning. So what do we do about it? How much sleep do we really need? And what […]

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Sam Pogue on How to Integrate Kettlebells, Maces and Clubs Into Your Programming

Sam Pogue is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Onnit, a Senior Coach for the Onnit Academy, and the co-founder of the Fitness Break Room, an online fitness community that specializes in telling the stories and strategies of some of the industry’s most successful players. Sam specializes in helping fitness trainers and fitness professional pivot into the industry. Sam, […]

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