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4 Health & Fitness Pitfalls for People over 50

By CJ Johnson / October 19, 2018 /

As we age, our bodies change. The solutions that worked in our younger days stop yielding the same results. Along with that, life gets faster and busier. Taking care of our health and fitness feels more like a luxury versus a necessity.   Then things start to pile up. We begin regularly breaking our self-imposed…

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17 Pickleball Lessons and Life Hacks from Golf

By CJ Johnson / July 28, 2017 /

What can a golf tournament teach us about pickleball, and how to live a better life on and off the courts? If it was Jordan Spieth’s Open Championship win, the answer is a lot! Last weekend was not a run of the mill golf tournament, and it’s now evident, Jordan Spieth, the eventual winner, is…

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What Is a Fitness Assessment and Why Does it Matter?

By CJ Johnson / March 27, 2017 /

If you are 45 or older, you likely remember the President’s Council on Physical Fitness Tests. Created by President Kennedy in 1963, it was all the rage through the ’60s and ’70s. You were asked to run, sit up, and broad jump your way to an award.  The flexed arm hang got me to fall…

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The #1 Mistake Killing Your Pickleball Game

By CJ Johnson / January 18, 2017 /

When you started playing, you saw rapid improvement, but as time went on, you plateaued. You feel stuck at the same level and don’t understand what’s keeping you from progressing. Sound familiar? The #1 mistake killing your pickleball game is that you don’t understand your strengths and weakness. This seems to be a common thread…

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Better Balance Equals Better Pickleball

By CJ Johnson / September 27, 2016 /

Want to play better pickleball and avoid injury at the same time? Improve your Balance Today’s post will focus on improving balance as a tactic to avoid acute injury and play better pickleball. Typically there are two types of sports injury, Repetitive Motion/Over Training or Acute, something happening during play. The most common acute injury…

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