Movement, food and how to be a more effective coach

By June 24, 2016Stuff We Like
Flexible movement

Every week we’re bringing you a Top 5 list of things we’ve enjoyed reading, listening to or watching in the world of health, fitness and nutrition recently. This week we’re introducing you to five very different contributors to this arena, each with plenty to say. I hope you enjoy!

Martin-Pierre

I’ve been reading Ross’ blog for years. I love his training philosophy, his work ethic and his use of a lot of old school equipment, much of which he makes himself (and shares how you can make it as well elsewhere on his blog!). Here he talks about how it’s okay to not be so goal oriented with your fitness.

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Keith Norris is big in the Paleo world. He’s big, full stop (or “period” as our American brethren say). He also works with ARXFit & Efficient Exercise, which is super-cool, as I have an ARXFit here in my apartment! Here’s a short snippet of the opening paragraphs to a book he’s currently writing.

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Tony Bonvechio wrote this short guest article on creating context for more effective coaching, for Cressey Sports Performance. Help your athletes get truly familiar with various movements using a solid system, they will perform better!

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Kiefer (he of Carb Nite and Carb Back Loading fame, and the host of my current favourite health podcast) is here with an article on why context is so important when you’re making food choices.

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Finishing off this week’s post with a very short article from Stephan Guyenet, the extremely talented obesity researcher and neurobiologist. Every once in a while he posts up something truly nasty from the world of prepackaged or fast foods. Sometimes it makes me think “yeah I quite fancy eating that”. Other times, like his latest post, no… just no. Does anyone want to eat this?!

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