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FAT LOSS part 2

Being in shape or out of shape is a choice. Having experienced childhood obesity, I learned that: (i) fat grows faster than muscle (ii) childhood obesity is nightmarish (iii) losing fat is an exercise of free will Getting in shape depends entirely on your personal choices. Fat loss is the product of a series of […]

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Fitness Soul of a Lifter

Fat loss

The battle to loss fat and keep it off is a struggle. There’s no easy way around fat loss. Fat loss needs to be worked out in three places: in the gym, in the kitchen, and in the mind. I fought childhood obesity. At the age of 12, I stated a work out career that […]

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Fitness Soul of a Lifter

Wind sprints melt fat.

Coaching football has taught me the secret exercise for fat loss – wind sprints. Intervals of sprinting mixed with jogging or walking. Running as fast as you can several time in a row with minimal rest. Wind sprints have become fashionable by other names like HIIT but wind sprints have been around forever. It’s not […]

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Fitness Soul of a Lifter

Wind sprints melt fat.

Coaching football has taught me the secret exercise for fat loss – wind sprints. Intervals of sprinting mixed with jogging or walking. Running as fast as you can several times in a row with minimal rest. Wind sprints have become fashionable by other names like HIIT but wind sprints have been around forever. It’s not […]

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Fitness Football

Football recruiting – Linkedin discussion

Great discussions on Linkedin about football recruiting. Decided to answer two Linkedin group discussion questions on my blog because I have more space. The two questions are connected so I decided to comment on both questions: 1.      Who is obligated to help football players get recruited – coaches or parents? 2.      Relevance of 40-times in recruiting. #1. […]

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Fat loss

“If you are a human garburator, nothing will cut the fat to cut your abs. Treating your stomach like a garbage disposal unit won’t cut it.” – from my next book -Explode: X Fitness Training System I’ve experimented with every ab exercise during my 42-year workout career for myself and every football team I’ve coached. […]

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Fitness Soul of a Lifter

Wind sprints melt fat.

Wind sprints melt fat. Coaching football has taught me the secret exercise for fat loss – wind sprints. Intervals of sprinting mixed with jogging or walking. Running as fast as you can several time in a row with minimal rest. Wind sprints have become fashionable by other names like HIIT but wind sprints have been […]

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Fitness

Fat loss

Among the many features of Soul of a Lifter is the multiple themes. One of the prominent themes is fat loss.  Fat is a character in the book. Fat plays a big role, both in terms of losing it and fighting its return.  Losing fat is not easy. Soul of a Lifter explains how a 12-year old […]

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Fitness Soul of a Lifter

Dual Meaning Title

Soul of a Lifter is a dual meaning title. It refers to the soul that drives people to lift heavy weight. And it refers to the soul that lifts others.  I chose the title to introduce several themes starting with my belief that my soul led me to lifting weights which changed my life. I […]