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LATEST ARTICLES

Greek Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Tzatziki

I grew up an hour south of Chicago and our town had a decent Greek influence. My…

4 “Don’t Be Weird” Thanksgiving Survival Strategies

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, and in my opinion it…

Powerful Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie, a classic Thanksgiving dessert. When this bad boy goes into the oven your house smells…

Scanning for Deltas: High School Weight Room Management

One of the most highly regarded skills in our weight room is adaptability.  In a given session…

Author: Jim Davis

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Burger Bowl

Burger Bowl to End All Burger Bowls

Sometimes the most simple ingredients create the best meals. This recipe makes it super easy to hit…

John’s 6 Rules for Strength & Muscle

A few years ago, I wrote an article on Talk To Me Johnnie called “Just Tell Me…

Author: John

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 45 minutes Who doesn’t love banana bread?! It seems that every other week…

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Your Cert Didn’t Prepare For Real World Coaching | Part 2

Cold open: Client crying, surrounded with other gym members who are pretending not to notice. You have…

Author: Cheyne Zeller

The Breath as the Driver to Stability | Part 2: Foot to Diaphragm Connections

In Part 1 of this series, we focused on how our diaphragm and pelvic floor are myofascially…

Author: Emily Splichal

Top 10 Hardest CrossFit Football Workouts

When I launched CrossFit Football in 2009, I had no idea the effect it would have in…

Author: John

5 INGREDIENT BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 15 minutes It’s football season which means beer, chicken wings, chips and dip….