Recognizing Injuries and How to Approach Them

20 May

Injuries can me mentally frightening. Understanding what is happening and what to do about it can get you feeling yourself quicker and greatly mitigate the stress. These are the general typical injuries found in and out of the gym, how to recognize them, what you should and shouldn't do about it, and what we do as coaches in helping you.

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Navigating Gym Accessories

04 May

What accessories should you be using for lifting, crossfit, fitness, when to use them, and when not to.

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Prioritizing Yourself as a New Mom

21 Apr

Prioritizing health and fitness as a new mother.

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Central Athlete Medicinary

10 Apr

Central Athlete believes that the best way to health is be consistently following the tenants of the Basic Lifestyle Guidelines. However, due to unsustainable farming practices that have depleted n...

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Snapshots of an Ethos

08 Apr

I’m a huge fan of snapshots and short stories. I am also a fan of detail and would never expect any sovereign being to be able to account adequately for the experiences that led to their ethos in 1...

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Moving Away from CrossFit: Injuries, Energy and Outlook

31 Mar

Moving away from the common pitfalls of CrossFit, injuries, time, energy.

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Eating Like our Ancestors - Nose To Tail

20 Mar

Nutrition in America has taken many different directions throughout history, and continues to do so today. Through advancements in technology and research constantly changing the landscape of nutri...

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Patrick Cobb - Mindset and "Playing the Game"

17 Mar

During the early days of the pandemic, I discovered Man Flow Yoga. I had done yoga maybe three times beforehand. It was a great decision and I learned a lot during the process. Later, Dean of Man F...

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Why I Stopped Drinking

03 Mar

I have always identified as a competitive individual. If I did something, I wanted to do it well and be the best. I believed that if something was worth doing, you might as well get the full experi...

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Intentional Suffering to Progress in our Health and Fitness

25 Feb

Suffering: /ˈsəf(ə)riNG/ noun: suffering; plural noun: sufferings the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship. Modern agriculture and technology—and our indulgent culture in general—have ...

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Mobility Training is Strength Training

05 Feb

Teaser excerpt: “Weak Things Break. Let’s develop a deeper understanding of ‘stretching vs mobility training’ that can help us avoid plateau, better grasp injury prevention, and optimize performance.”

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The Stages of Autonomy Within Your Health and Fitness

28 Jan

The goal of an effective wellness and fitness regimen should include the building of autonomy within the client. Progressing a client in building autonomy will produce the longest lasting and most effective results.

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The Most Powerful Brain Fog Remedy You've Never Heard Of

21 Jan

One of the most common trends the Central Athlete coaching staff observes during their intake process is that despite an optimal amount of sleep, clients feel unrefreshed, groggy, and struggle with low energy and brain fog. Of course, this can be a multivariate situation; however, we need various tools to move people toward health and optimal function. This nebulizer protocol MAY improve circulation in the cranial cavity and deliver more oxygen to the brain. These findings have been confirmed by thermography scans on patients and may be a helpful adjunct to traditional therapies for foggy-headedness and headaches.

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Traits of Central Athlete's Most Successful Clients

16 Jan

Looking in to what makes a successful Central athlete client, whether working with us locally at our gym in Austin Texas or working remote with a professional fitness coach.

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Training for Size, Strength, or Speed

09 Jan

“Bigger, stronger, faster” is a frequently used phrase in the strength and conditioning community and can be common goals for athletes looking to increase performance in sport. Each word represents...

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Everything You've Been Told About Your Metabolism Is a Lie

23 Dec

For decades we have all assumed that as we age our metabolism progressively declines to lead to weight gain and lethargy. Studies have disproven this belief showing that our metabolisms stay steady for the majority of our lives. Our weight gain and energy woes are more to be blamed on our lifestyle and nutrition habits.

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Is Perfection Ruining Your Training Experience?

17 Dec

Perfectionism in training can lead to an unrewarding process that leads to burnout and lack of fulfillment. Understand how to recognize perfectionism and tactics to avoid it. Whether training at home or in a gym, find out how to be effective but content in your training.

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Avoid These Fat Loss Mistakes

10 Dec

The “health and fitness” industry has become so saturated over the past decade that most of its marketing revolves around false promises and quick weight loss tips that are more about fads and less about health and sustainability. In this article we will discuss the five biggest fat-loss mistakes people make that sabotage their ability to lose fat and keep it off.

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Biological Medicine: How to Avoid the Check Engine Light

05 Dec

Looking at the health of our country and its relationship to the healthcare and type of medicine that we value and subscribe to.

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What You Can Learn From Tom Brady's Eccentric Habits

23 Nov

Tom Brady's fitness and nutrition habits have been long seen as bizarre and fringe. In reality, there is a lot we should take and create our own habits with.

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How I Deadlifted 661lbs in 16 Weeks

21 Nov

Overcoming injury to surpassing expectations in building an impressive deadlift. How to increase your deadlift.

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Remote Training: Choosing the Right Path For You

05 Nov

Remote Training has become a hot topic since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Many fitness entities scrambled to provide remote training and online services to their clients through zoom or o...

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HRV May Be the Clearest Indicator of Your Health

28 Oct

HRV is an easy to access and important data point to understanding your current health, and a predictor for your future health.

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Desiring More From Health and Fitness

23 Oct

A success story of a fitness nut to who turned to individualized coaching to elevate his physical potential.

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Four Lab Tests Your Doctor Doesn't Use

17 Oct

When we are not feeling ourselves, and conventional medicine leads us to believe that “there is nothing wrong”, it creates the space for some investigation. When something is amiss with our physiol...

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A Beginner's Guide to The Gym

08 Oct

Each day people become inspired to take control of their health and fitness. For some, this may look like beginning a daily walking practice. For others, it might look like meal prepping or cutting...

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How Personalized Fitness Saved my Life

03 Oct

My name is Mariana, and I was born and raised in Mexico City. Health and fitness have always been a big part of my life. Growing up, I remember going every summer to a sports camp, and during the s...

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Central Governor Theory

25 Sep

One of the most powerful aspects of health and fitness is the realization that everything begins and ends inside the brain of the individual. Every choice before, during, and after the gym is mostl...

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Coaching As the Future of Healthcare

16 Sep

Coaches have the ability to solve much bigger problems than they have been given credit for addressing. For decades this profession has been characterized by those who give meatheads bigger biceps,...

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Pregnant Mother of 5 - Shifting the Paradigm

03 Sep

The Central Athlete coaching staff has the gift of getting to know our clients on a very intimate basis, including their aspirations, their struggles, and the stories that both support and restrict...

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