"I was 8 years old, and we had a little chunk of money so my brothers and I went to a very high end department store called Sears... We bought the Ted Williams Barbell Set. My goal was to pick up that barbell with the 2 big 10 pounders on it!" Dan John
Dan John, an author, lecturer and strength coach. A prolific writer, Dan is a life-long competitive athlete, an online religious studies instructor for Columbia College of Missouri, and is a senior lecturer at St. Mary’s University in London.
"From the fitness perspective, if we go back a little, Europe was more scholarly, more researched based while North America was more practical. With the world being smaller, and information being so accessible, that is starting to change."
Darcy Norman, former Director of Performance, AS Roma, former EXOS performance coach
"I want to be someone who has impacted the life of people enough for them to say 'I want Wil to be at my wedding.' If I can have that kind of impact then I know I did my job." Wil Fleming
"I love this advice from a TED Talk: When the kids get in a car after the game, just say to them, "I really love watching you play", instead of concentrating on post game analysis." Jim KIelbaso
"The champion minded are willing to do what others aren't."
"I was almost 6' 2" in middle school, but I weighed about a Buck Thirty. You could see my heart beat through my ribs. I had 2% body fat and I could run like the wind."
Rett Larson, JuzPlay Performance Training, Netherlands Women's Volleyball team, China Volleyball
Molly Galbraith, Girls Gone Strong
Jason Pak, owner of Achieve Fitness Boston
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Dave Puloka, Miami Dolphins Strength & Conditioning
Eric Cressey, Cressey Sports Performance
Mark Fitzgerald, Strength Coach for Anaheim Ducks
Owner of Elite Training Systems
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Mike Potenza- San Jose Sharks
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Brijesh Patel, Quinnipiac
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach