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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Eight Sleep Mattress Review

19 Aug

[I have written this article of my own volition. The Eight Sleep Mattress is a product that has made such a positive impact on a primary aspect of my life that I genuinely want to share my experien...

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Cooking at Home to Optimize Health

12 Aug

Many people find cooking their own food laborious, time-consuming, and intimidating. However, the predominant similarity among my most successful clients is not their training split, their gym set ...

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My Daily Nutrition

05 Aug

I’m typically hesitant to share my daily nutrition, not because I care whether people know the details of my health routine, but because I think this is a problem endemic to the fitness industry. A...

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Creating a Sustainable Future: Reforming Modern Agriculture

29 Jul

The human race is growing. With nearly 85 million (1) people born each year, it is costly to feed our growing population on a fiscal level (nearly $8 trillion annually (2)). It’s also becoming ecol...

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Gaining Perspective from a Career Transition

22 Jul

I left police work to make a bigger impact. That in and of itself is an incredibly bold statement, one that may elicit a strong reaction from many camps. Let me explain before you draw any conclusi...

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Using Personalized Fitness for a Client-Centered Approach

15 Jul

In his book, Change Maker, John Berardi outlines two of the most common approaches to the coaching relationship: coach-centered and client-centered. While a coach-centered approach leans heavily on...

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Strength Training For Jiu Jitsu Players

08 Jul

If you are a sport-specific individual, strength and conditioning training can expand your abilities and accelerate your progress. While there are similarities between many, each sport will have fo...

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How A Personalized Model of Fitness is the New Training Paradigm

01 Jul

Old frameworks and methodologies evolve, transmute and die through technology, innovation, and the dissemination of knowledge. One such example is personal training, which has been operating as a s...

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Nutrition For Performance vs. General Health

24 Jun

As the fitness industry continues to develop, varied opinions increasingly circulate regarding what one’s nutritional profile should look like. What is all too often forgotten is that every individ...

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Sustainable Strength Programming

17 Jun

In the world of strength and conditioning, countless schools of thought exist regarding how to structure and periodize programming for strength training. And within structure and periodization, the...

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Is Your Warmup Too Long?

10 Jun

The warmup is always a hot topic of debate (pun intended). Due to its popularity as a critical precursor to each workout, let’s review some of the basics of the warmup.  The prime objective of the ...

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How a Cyclical Low-Carb Diet Can Optimize Body Composition and Performance

03 Jun

Carbohydrate cycling is a nutritional strategy that prescribes variance in the amount of carbohydrates consumed per meal or day. Although there is a small body of scientific literature on humans to...

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