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Evolution or Genetic Variety?

Watch the video on antibacterial drug resistance in E. coli.

Some people use this type of experiment as the chief evidence for darwinian evolution.

Here’s my beef. Bacteria have sources of genetic […]

Pain Above the Knee Cap?

The rectus femoris (green marker) is one of the quadriceps muscles, but it is anatomically and functionally unique to the rest of the muscle group. The other quads simply cross […]

On the Origin of Species

From a purely scientific standpoint, the evolution of species from one ancestor is a joke.

From what science has shown, the process is impossible. Mutations don’t add more genes to the […]

Jump Science Principles Produce 20-foot Javelin PR

In September 2014, I got an email from a collegiate javelin thrower asking me for some training advice. He was coming off Tommy John surgery and missing the next track […]

Why Basketball Players Are Weak

This video covers some of the common reasons that basketball players struggle to develop strength and athleticism.

Stretch Ninja Training

What in the world is a stretch ninja? The stretch ninja is meant to represent an athlete who is loose, limber, quick, and powerful, the polar opposite of a stretch […]

Skill is Specific (speed ladders and balance exercises)

What carries over to what? That is one of the biggest questions in training athleticism. There are a million exercises, a million ways to get tired, a million cool things […]

Force vs Technique: Knee Bend

Force has a big influence on technique. A lot of athletes and coaches get caught up in focusing on technique as a way to improve without realizing that producing more […]

Force vs Technique: Acceleration Angle

Force has a big influence on technique. A lot of athletes and coaches get caught up in focusing on technique as a way to improve without realizing that producing more […]

Does How High You Jump Matter?

The problem with using vertical jump as a measure of athleticism is it has no time component. Some people can spend a half second or more on the ground generating […]