12: What Really is Pain? w/ Mike van Der Laan

Thomas and Eric sit down with Mike Vanderlaan to discuss misconceptions around what really is pain, CrossFit, training athletes, and how to maximize longevity. Both Thomas and Eric came away from this podcast with new insights into pain management and training. Enjoy this jam-packed episode! Teddy bear…

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11: Mobility & Flexibility in Athletic Performance

Thomas, Eric, and coach Colton discuss mobility & flexibility as it relates to athletic performance. As OPTC introduces a yoga option on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings... the coaches and Eric underwent a sample yoga class to demo and generate feedback for the program to perfect it…

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9: Why You Should Train Speed Year Round

5 Reasons To Train Speed Year-Round  Speed training is the single most beneficial thing that any developing athlete can take part in. Forget the laundry list of reasons why it’s the one thing all kids need more of, I thought I would simplify things down to why it should…

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