Posts by CHP Admin

Picture Contest: Worst Competition Shots

Long after the struggle of the training cycle, the burning pain in the lungs and the thrill of finally crossing the finish line (or deadlifting that car), competition pictures stay with us as reminders of our triumph over adversity. Some, we share with friends, while others – where we scowled instead of smiled, or were…

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Fat and Fit?

Written by: Kelly Bruno, MD Can an individual be overweight or “obese” and still be considered healthy? I’m not usually one to take a hard stance on a topic, especially when it might be an unpopular position, but there are occasions when it’s worth it. This is one of those times. This is a topic…

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Refining Your Auto-Regulation: From Big To Small

Written By: Peter Baker In the last piece, I talked about how to train for specific events should you find yourself competing in contests that require multiple events. If you recall, when something wasn’t right for you to do, you’d use your body’s biofeedback to assess your training protocol. However, what happens if all your…

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Gluten Intolerance Is Not Real – Or Is It?

Written By: Jakub Kalus Gluten has become a hot topic in last few years. The phenomenon of gluten intolerance is increasingly more common. More and more people are following a gluten-free diet, and claiming that this step helps them feel less bloated, dizzy, and constipated. In tandem, we’ve seen a rise in the number of…

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Strength Training For Ironman Athletes

Written By: Andrew Read If you ever want to start an argument with an endurance athlete, simply mention strength training. Just as many in the strength world are heavily opposed to endurance work, there are just as many angry haters in the endurance world when it comes to strength training. But then even the fans…

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CLIENT HIGHLIGHT: Kris Gethin

Kris Gethin came to Complete Human Performance a few months ago with a goal of helping prove that you can build muscle, strength, endurance, power, and performance all while not only training for triathlons, but also following a unique bodybuilding program as well. This past weekend, Kris completed his first Olympic distance triathlon in a…

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Chattanooga 70.3 Race Report

Written by: Jon Fecik. The Lead Up What I’ve discovered about myself in the last year working with Marilyn is that I’m a fast athlete, but not necessarily a strong and durable one. I can move pretty fast (although I always need to get faster), but I break down and slow down pretty easily. Ironman…

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muscle prodigy

Complete Human Performance Radio talks with Jaret Grossman on the topic of nutrition and how you can enjoy your food while still maintaining your fitness goals.  The proper mindset for elite athletic performance Training with your unique purpose in mind, not just following someone else’s routine. Maximizing muscular growth naturally and limiting myostatin response How…

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Strong Has Always Been Sexy

Skinny is Sexy Strong is the New Skinny Strong Has Always Been Sexy Written By: Lisa Bowden In recent years, I have seen mainstream media and advertising portraying muscular women. Active, healthy, competitive, kick-ass women. In commercials, print, and marketing, women with real muscle can be seen displaying all their hard work and it’s a beautiful…

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