Exercise Tips

January 23, 2022

CGP Ep428 Coming Out…of the Off Season

We have talked extensively about off season training on this podcast. In this episode we go DEEP into what I think is the most important part of off season training. Coming out of it! You started the off season with clear goals and expectations. You focus on the recipe that will help you create the […]
December 29, 2021

CGP Ep425 Five Things to Carry into 2022

In this episode I want to look back at 2021 and see what lessons I have learnt that I would like to carry forward into 2022. This is a great exercise for you to try yourself! It is is like the opposite of a New Years Resolution, which by now you should know I hate. […]
December 22, 2021

CGP Ep424 Your Holiday Program

“YOJAY!! What kind of program should I do over the holidays? Off season? What do you program for your Tour guys during the winter break?” That is a loaded question homey! I will do my best to drop the science and dark art of creating off season performance programs for you. You are aware that […]
December 16, 2021

CGP Ep423 Five Finger Death Punch

Take a deep dive into what you do. What responsibilities do you have to execute each day to be effective in your job? Which ones are doing all the work and which ones are acting like your pinky. Just show up for show while your opposable fun is kneading the dough! As an entrepreneur I […]
December 2, 2021

CGP Ep421 The Ultimate Rotational Power Exercise

“Did you see that exercise the Coach had on his Instagram?” Stop focussing on the exercise! Focus on the elements that make up the exercise. What are the physiological demands applied to the body during the movement? Are these the ingredients that will take your performance to the next level? Are you wanting strength, power, […]
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 […]
October 31, 2018

CGP 262 Vertical Thrust Fundamentals & Squat Blossoms

Sometimes we get so far ahead of ourselves looking for the next big break thorough in training that we forget the power of the fundamentals. We often bypass the basics for the sexy stuff and in doing so miss an opportunity to create a solid foundation upon all quality training is built upon. In this […]
October 30, 2018

The Squat, Bracing & Vertical Thrust Fundamentals

The Squat, Deadlift and Lunge are the basic fundamental vertical thrust patterns. In this post I will focus on the squat. The benefits of the squat has been debated on and argued for centuries. The squat is good for you, the squat is bad for you, the squat cures cancer, the squat will turn you […]
March 21, 2016

Single Arm Stability Plank

This is a fantastic core stability and anti-rotation exercise. The progression starts in a knee push up position into a single arm knee plank. Progress to the single arm plank and return back to the knee plank position while maintaining your core control. Hold each position for a count of 3 focusing on stability and […]
February 16, 2016

Seated Pistol

The seated pistol is a great exercise for glute, quad and full lower quarter stability development. I use it with my athletes as a litmus test to see how their lower body balance, stability and relative leg strength is progressing. You can see in the video how my right foot is flared out as a […]
January 14, 2016

The 40 Year Old Plan for Crushing Life!

Getting old sucks! Back hurts, constipation, the solar panel on your head is increasing in diameter, you have scary moles that need to get checked and you just can’t get rid of that spare tire! You have convinced yourself that the “Dad Bod” is in! Ohh well I guess its all a part of getting […]
December 12, 2015

Level 1 Kinoga

Level 1 Kinoga The Level 1 Kinoga is a movement based body prep that includes mobility, stability, and rotational sling activation while challenging your proprioception. Perform this warm up before your Level 1 Exercise Session. Sequence: Knee to Chest Open Up the Hip Pull Knee Across Quad Stretch with Reach Adductor Iso Stretch x2 Rotary […]