Athlete

November 17, 2021

CGP Ep419 Modern Fitness Pro Coaching Model

Fitness pros! Have you ever had someone walk in your gym and say,” I am looking for some mental fortitude, grit and self belief!”? I thought not. It is a complete opposite. “I want to lose 10lbs, get stronger and improve my overall health!” They say they want physiological change but the most valuable thing […]
November 11, 2021

Dynamic Coaching Model for the Modern Golf Pro

The classic golf coaching model is inherently broken. A golfer books a lesson with you on Thursday after shooting their worst round of the year on Sunday. Your job is to solve the problems they experienced on Sunday and give them a solution that will ensure they play better next weekend. The challenge is addressing […]
October 19, 2021

CGP Ep415 Weight Loss & Body Composition

Does your weight really matter? Im sure you have had times in your life where you looked great even though the scale said you are 3lbs over and other times that it says you lost 5lbs and you look like shit! Its all about body composition people! How do you measure yourself? Scale? Tape measure? […]
October 13, 2021

CGP Ep414 Comedy of Errors Leads to Success

I love it when people ask me how I became a stand up comic? The same way I became a collegiate athlete and an entrepreneur! Mix passion, consistent unmatched work ethic with a set of cojones and you have all the ingredients to accomplish pretty much anything in life. The cool thing is that all […]
October 7, 2021

CGP Ep 413 Getting Cut from Peleton

Getting cut can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Making the team may feel good but in the long run it teaches you nothing. If you have never been cut you have never pushed your potential. The lessons I have learnt from losing have made me the winner I am today. And […]
September 24, 2021

CGP Ep411 Performance Guru Greg Redman

My pal Greg Redman @wavephysio and I go DEEP on this week’s pod. What do we go DEEP on? Screening Olympic athletes and the tweaks that are made to their programs based on those findings. What is really important to performance for our high performance athletes and what you should be doing in your “middle […]
September 15, 2021

CGP Ep410 Testing Part Deux

This topic needed 2 parts to break it down fully. Part 1 we went into the “why” and formulated some context for the conversation about testing. We discussed the key elements that I test for and what we are specifically looking at. We discussed tools for measuring and whether or not they need to be […]
September 8, 2021

CGP Ep409 Testing for High Performance Athletes Part 1

The start of the 2022 PGATour, NFL, NHL and NBA are just around the corner. This means it is time to test our professional athletes and get a baseline for the year. Testing lets us know where the athlete stands on a functional movement level, strength and power outputs, neuromuscular function and readiness to compete. […]
September 2, 2021

CGP Ep408 Checklist What WONT U Stand For?

Most people know what they want and what they stand for. But how many of you are crystal clear on what you WONT stand for? I write out my weekly checklist every Monday morning and at the top of each page I write what I stand for and even more importantly what I WONT stand […]
August 20, 2021

CGP Ep406 S.P.A.C.E Golf’s Final Frontier

My mentor Dave Phillips @mytpidave shared with me the concept of SPACE. Dave said every golfer, and every athlete for that matter, needs SPACE to be successful. SPACE is an acronym for Speed-Power-Accuracy-Consistency-Effeciency. Each of these elements are critical for success in the game of golf. Problem is, most golfers focus on 1 or 2 […]
August 20, 2021

CGP Ep406 S.P.A.C.E Golf’s Final Frontier

My mentor Dave Phillips @mytpidave shared with me the concept of SPACE. Dave said every golfer, and every athlete for that matter, needs SPACE to be successful. SPACE is an acronym for Speed-Power-Accuracy-Consistency-Effeciency. Each of these elements are critical for success in the game of golf. Problem is, most golfers focus on 1 or 2 […]
April 21, 2021

CGP Ep389 Results Should Be Instant!

If you are making the right correction you should see results instantly! I am going to ruffle a few feathers here but I believe good coaches should get instant results. If you change someone’s technique and it takes 4-6 weeks to see positive change…you are barking up the wrong tree! There are some things that […]
February 10, 2021

CGP Ep379 Your Energy Recovery System

This episode is for all of you who feel the need to constantly red line life 24/7! You are compelled to constantly maximize your potential. I get it, there are times when you want extra horsepower but to have it at your finger tips you need to focus on your recovery. What if I told […]
January 23, 2021

CGP Ep376 Junior’s Journey to College Special featuring Coach Melissa Luellen

In this bonus episode we jump deep into the murky waters of junior golf and collegiate golf. Cover topics like selecting a college and how to navigate the highly competitive world of junior golf. What tournaments should my child play? What college is the best choice for my student? What kind of questions should I […]
January 13, 2021

CGP Ep374 Exercise Progression?

Enough is enough is enough! How many progressions can you do with a cable press? Standing on a Bosu Ball on one leg while spinning a Kettle Bell on the non pressing hand with your eyes closed? WTF! Some things just dont need progressions. Each day technology is moving forward by adding new features, gadgets […]
December 2, 2020

Deconstructing The SQUAT!

There are few more debated exercises in the world of strength and conditioning than the squat. Not whether we should squat or not squat but how? Knees out? Front or back? Ass to grass or avoid the butt wink at all costs? Single leg, split or bilateral? Strength coaches debate these concepts to exhaustion and […]