Shane Trotter

Shane Trotter

 

 

 

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If we want a healthier nation, we can't keep treating people who take care of themselves as freaks.
Since 1970, we’ve seen obesity triple in youth ages 6-19.
Facing your own weaknesses can challenge even your most fundamental principles.
Poor coaching is a problem, but it pales in comparison to doing nothing at all.
It doesn't help unhealthy people to dance around the fact that they're unhealthy.
Simplicity is useful, but it's no substitute for experience and understanding.
For most people, the deadlift looks like someone just walks up and pulls a bar off the floor, but that is already a misconception: it is a push, not a pull.
Even fitness professionals have to fight laziness and poor diet choices.
Jumping straight to the back squat is like trying to do calculus when you don't yet understand basic arithmetic.
The NCAA can no longer ignore their responsibility as an education-based athletics organization to advocate for and promote human development.
Good programming is essential but is still secondary to an understanding of quality movement and intelligent progression.
If our kids are in poor health now, how bad will it be for them later in life?