Random Thoughts – July Edition

Another month, another post full of random thoughts that have been going through my head. Hope it sparks a little thought in people and you enjoy!

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  1. Unpopular opinion; from a fundamental movement perspective, a push up is more important then a bench press.
  2. Pre-Season Truth: What a player does or doesn’t do during the summer will have a massive impact on the type of season they will have. – Gary Curneen (@GaryCurneen on Twitter).
  3. Always hammer the fundamentals. No matter how advanced you think the people you work with are, they’ll benefit from doing the basics savagely well.
  4. The road to average is filled with people playing it safe. When you get uncomfortable, you can get better. – Kevin DeShazo (@KevinDeShazo on Twitter).
  5. If you do enough small things right, big things can happen. – John Wooden
  6. If your strength programs and the rehab programs don’t look extremely similar, you are probably doing something wrong.
  7. If you’re sacrificing sleep for training, you’re missing the bigger picture. British researchers found that sleeping less than 6 hours per night doubles the risk of early death. Prioritize rest first. It’s one of the healthiest things you can do. – Adam Bornstein (@bornfitness on Twitter).
  8. Good habits make time your ally. Bad habits make time your enemy.
  9. Here is a strength and conditioning secret; no matter what the internet tries to tell you, the basics aren’t broken.
  10. Failing to train 1-Leg strength in a meaningful way is one of the biggest mistakes a performance coach can make.

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