Author Archive | Chip Pugh


The Nutritional Strategy of a Competitor

READ Luke 5:33-39 REFLECT Competitors crave improved performance.  As we grow in this aim we become more intentional with our food choices.  When our performance demands increased food intake we add more calories, macronutrients, and make better choices.  But many of us have also found fasting to help us perform better as athletes. Intermittent fasting […]

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The Motivation of a Competitor’s Discipline

AthleteWord:  “The competitor’s greatest joy does not come from scoring points, but from being on the winning team”   READ Luke 10:1-20 REFLECT Competitors train with discipline.  In order to experience success they execute a plan that involves daily disciplines leading them toward their goals.  But, what about the days when we lose motivation? Where […]

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We Need More “Ear-Speed”

AthleteWord:  Self-discipline is a mark of champions!   READ Luke 8:4-15 REFLECT At each FAITH RXD training seminars our Olympic lifting coach, Spencer Arnold, reminds us of the importance of BAR-speed.  The speed of the bar will dictate your success in the snatch and clean. Spencer teaches optimal position of the knees, hips, and shoulders […]

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