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If there is one thing about training little kids that I hate, it's when parents tell me - KICK MY KIDS ASS! I get it. You want them to work hard. You want them to improve. Develop some grit! But just simply kicking your kid's ass will do very little for them, other than quite possibly creating a sense of…

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When you are a kid your success early on in sports and specifically BMX racing is dependent on one big factor. It's not the equipment. It's not how loud the parents yell - PEDAL! More than likely it isn't how many clinics you send your kid to. This is completely out of your child's hands, and it's something that you can't do…

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There is nothing in the rule books that say that training in the gym for BMX has to be done with a Barbell. To the body, movement is movement. The tool you're using for training isn't as important as the principles behind it. This is fantastic because it allows us to get a little creative and spice our training.   With…

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I know I say this for most podcasts, but this is one of my favorite interviews I've ever done. Julian (Jools) Allen is not only an interesting dude, with tons of BMX experience, great tips, funny stories, but also a fantastic British accent. We chat about who has the best bacon - British, Canadians, or Americans? Also sending big jumps,…

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Should you stretch tight muscles? Probably not. Most of the time, the muscles we perceived as tight are already stretched too long. Stretching the tight muscle is most likely not the solution to long-term relief Do you find yourself stretching muscles that are chronically tight and painful? Like your neck, hip flexors, back, hips, IT bands, hamstrings? Do you ever…

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It's so sad to see anyone go through what Sam Willoughby is dealing with right now. You never know when something like this could happen and totally change your life. If anyone can make a full recovery from such a freak accident, it's Sam. If you haven't donated yet, here's your chance. Anyone that buys one of my 3 Month…

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One of the most important, if not the most important parts of BMX is the gate start. We train to have a stronger start all the time, but how often do you train your reaction time? I mean, you do to a certain degree when you do a gate start. But often you are thinking much more about all the other…

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Hey guys, this will be a quickie but it can be very helpful for many of you guys in the gym. We're talking about the Deadlift today. It's one of the "Big 3" exercises that are very popular and often performed poorly. With these tips, you will be sure you're performing the Deadlift correctly!   In this video, we will…

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Often my articles are about ways to make you or your child better over time. Let's face it. You don't reap your rewards from training instantly. It's the accumulation of work, rest and the bodies natural process of supercompensation that allows us to improve. If you want instant results, then you need to focus more on developing skills. And to…

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