Nick Horton

Nick Horton

 

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From the hyped up football player to the calm golfer, finding the right emotional state that is appropriate for the task at hand is central to your ability to succeed in sports
What if pretending you are a super hero or channeling a "power animal" could help you lift more? There's actually some science behind it! Find out how your imagination can improve reality.
If you added up all of the failed resolutions you've made over your life, and all of those you will fail at, what would that leave for that poor person who is writing your obituary? Not much.
Nick Horton is out of town on Holiday. I'm his evil twin brother and I've stepped in to take over his column this week & set you straight about setting goals for the New Year!
Seven things you might think you know about fitness...that just aren't true at all. Start your New Year on the right foot, with some real knowledge about how to reach your fitness goals.
The so-called "Bulgarian" methods of training have crawled their way out of the darkened clubs of the hardcore and reached into the light. What is it and how do you do it? Read on!
Coach Nick Horton is THE weightlifting guy in Portland, Oregon, plus he's darn funny to boot...and he actually wears cowboy boots. So what does this awesome coach have on HIS wish list?
There are always arguments about whether weightlifters should BANG the hips with the bar or if they should BRUSH the hips with the bar. What they both share is the bar gets into the hip.
How can bad memory be a good thing? How can we use the "plasticity" of our brains to help us lift more weight? Some simple concepts and practices can have you lifting more.
What does reading hundreds of books have to do with weightlifting? What does it have to do with setting goals in the gym? Read-on for the keys to raising standards and reaching goals.
Fitness goals can be quite oddball and they can take a very long time and a lot of energy to accomplish. Without a willingness to endure failure you'll never reach your goals.
I'm going to give you four workouts that each consist of only two exercises. The important thing is when you hit the gym, you do only these two exercise and you do them hard.