The lost art of thinking for yourself in training and in life

Learning from credible sources and applying that information in a way that suits your individual goals is a good idea. Blindly following anyone is not. If being liked and accepted is what drives you, then you will always be someone elses slave. The strength and fitness world is often divided into warring camps, each claimingContinue reading “The lost art of thinking for yourself in training and in life”

The powerof the mind

Bruce Lee was brilliant, innovative, and extremely tough. He knew the power of a person’s mind. Centuries before Bruce Lee said this, an ancient wise man, King Solomon, in his Proverbs said, “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” Truth is timeless. Your mind is powerful, so keep it clearly focused onContinue reading “The powerof the mind”

Don’t let your ego get in the way of your progress

Don't let your ego get in the way of your progress from Frank DiMeo on Vimeo.

Coach Dru Patrick at the Cave: a look back

For about 18 months we had Coach Dru Patrick running the first ever Powerlifting class at our gym. He changed how we approached training in a big way! I owe him a debt of gratitude. Here are a few videos from that time

Basics versus dogma & silver bullets

Between having trained people in martial arts, military, and the fitness world I have accumulated several decades of experience in coaching. That in itself is not the main point, others have also done that. Some of the things I have learned from working in these disciplines are common to all of them. In all ofContinue reading “Basics versus dogma & silver bullets”