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The Top Five Ways to Gamify Without The Huge Price-Tag

Gamification, while new and potentially expensive to integrate at its highest levels, is a trend that is growing quickly and has already gained traction in the L&D sphere. 1,254 more words

Training And Development


Applying human characteristics to dogs can be very unhelpful. We have grown up on a diet of films and cartoons that portray dogs and other animals as having the full human repertoire of emotions and logic. 193 more words

Positive Police Dogs

Running, fast and slow

It’s important to have a variety of speeds within a training program, that much is well established. But it’s also important to have variations in training paces within the same type of runs in that training program. 934 more words


APPLIED: Using the PUSH band

APPLIED, up to this point, has been my taking of recent research and discussing implications and applications for training and coaching. I also want to use this segment to discuss concepts that I’m currently playing with in my own work. 606 more words

Strength And Conditioning

APPLIED: Cal Dietz on when to train speed and skills during training

Cal Dietz, Head Olympic Strength and Conditioning Coach at University of Minnesota and author of Triphasic Training, had an article from his site XLAthlete featured on the NSCA front page this week. 715 more words


APPLIED: Andy Galpin on supplementation

Dr. Andy Galpin of CSU Fullerton provided a brief guide on selecting and utilizing nutritional supplements for Barbell Shrugged a few days ago. What he discussed didn’t revolve around the usual “you need X grams of protein per kilogram of body mass”, but rather covered criteria you should use when considering taking supplements or administering supplements to your athletes. 479 more words


APPLIED: Damian Marsh discusses physical preparation for rugby union

Damian Marsh, Head Performance Coach for the 2011 Super Rugby Champion St. George Queensland Reds (now at Brumbies), took part in Bond University’s Sport Lecture Series following the Reds’ championship run. 494 more words

Strength And Conditioning