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Powerlifters Are Pot Smokers

By Jim Davis / August 8, 2021 /

…a forest was a dense collection of pine trees and firs. Without humility and curiosity, you’d be taken fully off-guard when, later in life, you enter a forest of oaks…

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GenPop Training: Principle of Individuality

By Adam Campbell, CSCS / May 7, 2019 /

…and how you apply stress and cue up athletes, leads into exploring one of Power Athlete’s principles: Individuality. Trees Make Up the Forest First, a quick Exercise Science lesson. In…

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Empowering Through Failure

By Carl Case / December 29, 2016 /

…an athlete how to deal with failure should be a part of that philosophy. Teachable Moments: Don’t lose the forest for the trees “Don’t think about successfully completing the plan…

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EP 343 – Kris Borthwick is Making a Racket in Tennis

By Cali Hinzman / January 18, 2020 /

…tennis up to focus on rugby, Kris later found himself back on the court with the men’s and women’s teams at Wake Forest University. Now serving as Assistant Director of…

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 89

By Cali Hinzman / January 9, 2015 /

…the importance of “not missing the forest for the trees” and how Arnold knew early on that sometimes, haters gonna hate. Later in the show, Tex (@mcquilkin) reminds us why…

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How to Build Team Camaraderie

By Tex McQuilkin / September 13, 2016 /

…but they’re missing the forest for the trees. Tom is holding his team accountable. What looks like frustration are actually his expectations, falling in line with Power Athlete’s Three Pillars…

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ACL Prevention and Rehab…Are We Doing it Wrong?

By Matthew Zanis / August 25, 2021 /

…epidemic. See The Forest Through the Trees The current climate of ACL injury prevention or risk mitigation is characterized by three main components: Reductionist Thinking, Isolation, and Muscle Focused. Most…

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Power Coach: Mindset

By Tex McQuilkin / June 4, 2018 /

…mind is processing complexity and requires more time and practice. It can also crowd your mind, sapping your ability to see the forest for the trees. Even after a year…

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Bedrock Reset Guidelines

By Carl Case / February 1, 2017 /

…have one, or have you lost the forest for the trees? At the time I was going through Bedrock I didn’t understand the physiology behind the program. However, I still…

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Power Coach: Process

By Tex McQuilkin / August 6, 2018 /

…may not see the forest when you’re cutting down trees. But if you approach each lesson with humility, seeking the underlying strategy, you will strengthen your ability to learn and…

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