Brain Performance Training

The methods of client evaluation and training we use at Average To Elite Performance are much different than those you may have encountered or would expect in working with a personal trainer. It’s a safe bet that most of you have heard the phrase “Don’t...

The Flip Flop Test

I have developed a reputation for doing some pretty interesting (and effective) things in my client training. Much of this comes from my educational background in the Z-Health system, which is based upon a neurological versus bio-mechanical model. Once you begin...

Cadaver Dissection

This weekend I had the privilege of attending a cadaver dissection with Thomas Meyers (author of Anatomy Trains) and Todd Garcia, founder of Laboratories of Anatomical Enlightenment. I’m writing this in my hotel room the night of the class so as to keep...

Are you Average or Elite?

Possibly the single biggest myth circulating in the training world is the idea of going all out, all the time. If you ask the average person what percentage elite athletes train at, the most common answer will be: 100% Why? Slogans, for one. Always give it 100% Never...

PT Masterclass: The Leads Are Weak!

Since I started working on the Personal Trainer Masterclass material I have spent a fair amount of time researching other programs out there purporting to help personal trainers build their business. They seem to fall into three general categories. 1. Transition to...

Building Confidence Post-Injury

There is an idea out there of the “bad knee” or the “bad shoulder”.   “We have to be careful, I have a bad shoulder. I injured it twenty years ago.”   Depending upon which sources you’re looking at, the phases of...