Mad Dawg Method

As Mad Dawg moves from analog to digital, here is our first post describing our why, how and what: Why: We are changing the way healthcare is delivered. How: We help pain-free athletes progress from beginner to mastery, in activities that bring them joy, using a movement-focused, education-driven curriculum How […]

In Search of Personal Trainers

Summary: Mad Dawg School of Fitness is looking for a knowledgeable, possibly to the point of geekiness, Personal Trainer. MDSoF has provided high level strength and conditioning coaching to all levels of athletes since 2006. In one day, you could be teaching a 70 year old athlete to squat, working […]

Q2 Programming – Cycle 2

Here is the Q2 overview for programming and the cycle 2 details. The second cycle is Kettlebell-centric. Here is a demonstration of the standards we will be teaching towards created by Strong First (this is better and more thorough than anything I could have created). We will be performing the […]

Changes to Programming for Q2

Here are is the Q2 Programming Overview and the details of the Q2 – Cycle 1. We are changing the rep scheme for the second quarter. Almost every day, you will be working up to 5 sets of 5 reps.* Yep, it is the old classic 5 x 5. Most […]

Programming 2015 – Cycle 1

Here is the overview of our program for the next 12 weeks. Here is the detailed program for the first four weeks and here is the detailed program for the second four weeks. We’ve made a few changes to the programming. We now have three 4 week cycles, instead of […]

The Watch and the Compass 1

A few weeks ago, Susan and I went to the California Revels in Oakland. Susan has been going for almost 30 years! The Revels are, at the core, a musical play that has participatory elements celebrating winter solstice. While there are some elements that continue from year to year, each […]