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You’ll Never Find the Time, but You Can Make It!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

A great coach once told me, "Sonnon, you'll never find the time. But you can make it." We "lose time" not due to the over presence of responsibilities and tasks, but due to stress squandering moments through inefficient organization and ineffective procedure. There are many ...

Are You Breaking the 3 Laws of Functional Fitness?

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

At one point or another in our lives we ask the question, "What are we fit FOR?" Are we fit for our job, our recreation, our families: the "ness" of fit-ness? So, many of us have turned to the fitness world in hope of receiving aid. Hopes turn sour as ...

You Also Adapt To The Movement You Don’t Do!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Your body adapts to the movement you don't make. It efficiently grows shorter to help you do less of what you don't do. When you train to move through that movement your body has shortened, nerve endings in your tissue will send signals (pain, called nociception) reminding you that you haven't ...

Thank you: Berkeley SWAT, ACSO and 5.11 Tactical!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Thank you to the Berkeley University SWAT Team and to Almeda County Sheriffs Office for last weekend's incredible filming of Tactics and TACFIT with 5.11 Tactical! a2a_linkname="Thank you: Berkeley SWAT, ACSO and 5.11 Tactical!";a2a_linkurl="";

Plantar Fasciitis Fix

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

A "trainer" commented that the reason a person's plantar fasciitis had started in the other foot was due to a "viral spread across the myofascial web infecting the other leg." Dear Lord, it only took ten years before myofascial matrices became the new magical voodoo. The cause of plantar fasciitis beginning ...

Align All Elements to Your Success (”Tactical” Fitness)

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

I was never a great fighter, but because I fixated on movement as exercise, I was able to give the illusion of speed, power and focus through smoothness (biomechanically efficiency), precision (the essential synergy of coordination), and stress inoculation (recovery through biofeedback), respectively. They are ...

A Little of Everything = Whole Lot of Nothing

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

More training isn't better. Heavier training isn't better. Longer training isn't better. Only Better Training is Better. #TACFIT #Clubbell #ClubbellAthletics #CircularStrengthTraining #ClubbellYoga a2a_linkname="A Little of Everything = Whole Lot of Nothing";a2a_linkurl="";

Exercise - Immunity: Close the Infection Window

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

You can use rapid recovery from exercise-induced intensity to make your immunity stronger. You cannot by doing nothing. Exercise has anti-inflammatory effects, which means that moderate amounts of exercise may enhance immune function above sedentary levels. This shows the pathogen window and yes exercise above low intensity opens the window greater ...

Knee Strain? Hip / Ankle Tightness Fix!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Complaints of knee pain before, during, and after walking and running. Knee strain is one of the top three injuries in law enforcement, military and firefighting / EMT. An average academy class has a 31% injury rate and of those, 65% are running related. With a SIMPLE FIX, classes have ...

How to Prevent Exercise from Imbalancing You

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Stress echoes like ripples across a pond, since the body is a fluid web. Unfortunately, we only associate this phenomenon with trauma, like collision, injury or fear. We don't realize this EQUALLY applies to randomized training. An exercise program which does not deliberately balance itself across ...