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3 Things To Read That Don’t Suck

I’m pretty sure people don’t give a damn what I write in this little opening blurb, so I’ll just get to the point. If you like this blog, please click the little Follow button in the bottom right corner (I have no idea how to link it to here), and share it, whether it be on Facebook, Twitter, or just tell your friends. Now go read these 3 things that …

1. Red Meat: Part of a Healthy Diet by Robb Wolf

If you haven’t come across this bogus study claiming that eating red meat will make you spontaneously combust as soon as it touches your lips, then take a quick peak. It’s insane how overreactive people can be and how manipulative “study” results can be portrayed. Robb “Mr. Paleo” Wolf tackles this one with just good common sense.

2. Improving Productivity by Kevin Carr

Everyone I know seems to wish they had more hours in a day. I wake up at 4:30 every day and am training my first client at 5:30 or 6, and continue coaching all afternoon and night, usually working with around 200 clients and athletes per week, so I understand the time shortage struggle. Coach Kev really does a good job with this post, giving a few strategies to maximize the time that you spend working, so you can have a little more time for the other things in your life.

3. Shoulder-What to Fix First by Kelly Starrett

It seems like everyone could improve their shoulder function. The problem is, 9 out of 10 people still make the assumption that it’s a “tight” shoulder and go in circles trying to fix it, when in reality, there’s an issue with thoracic spine mobility. KStar has a few simple mobilizations that will help to open up your T-spine, which will generally improve your shoulder mobility and function. These are things we regularly do at MBSC, but I understand that I live in a bit of a bubble and make assumptions that everyone does this, but I’m pretty sure they don’t. If they did people wouldn’t be walking around like they have a spine made of steel.

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