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James Mullins

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28 - James Mullins Glenville State College "Attacking Irrational Belief"

Better Men, Better Ballplayers

Bio Entering 8th season at Glenville State College WV 2015 MEC coach of the year 10 All conference players during his tenure Served as an assistant coach at West Virginia State (Under Cal) for two years and was a player at WV State Also serves Salem Community College and Davis & Elkins College Episode Notes Cal Bailey really knew how to connect with players As a baseball coach was a continuous learner, books on the bus, asking questions Negatives in the office, praise in front of the team Promised a good college baseball experience, serve the community, care! Competition is our number one priority (cages, weight room, everything!)\Barrels in the cage Attacking our irrational beliefsWhen an action happens (ump bad call) you react negatively with bad self talk “Are you that bad of a player that everything needs to go right for you to win?” Marketing your brain (whiteboard on a mirror, seeing your intentions)A - Activating Event (bad circumstance) B - Belief system (my perception of the event) C - Consequence  D - Disputing those beliefs (do I have to have everything go right for me? E - Executing the new belief (positive self talk) Have players create their own processes and release (ownership) If I talked to you the way you are talking to yourself you wouldn’t like me very much! ~ Cal Bailey mound visit Classroom sessions are as needed, and sometimes may be just for a player “Social stretching” - time to just stretch and relax and get the talking out of our system Use Google Drive to drop in resources for each player, and their specific needs Given a goal during a practice or consequence after practice (pants in the weightroom) Daily task during BP Goal jersey for web gem of the day Individual skills with start foundational and then work to give players choice to what they need “Balloon breathing” with trainer that incorporates better movements. james.mullins@glenville.edu Twitter @jmullins85 304-549-2952

1hr 5mins

5 Oct 2020

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TCR079 | James Mullins Q&A: Weight Loss and Running Nutrition

The Conscious Runner Podcast

Summary Hey Conscious Runners! Hope you all are having a fantastic week. I’m so excited to bring this long awaited episode to you today. As you know, there is more to running than just running. We have to pay attention to the little things, such as following sound training principles, strength training, mobility, recover and yes, nutrition. well, today is all about nutrition. I’ve got Strength and Conditioning Specialist and weight loss and nutrition expert James Mullins on the line with me.  Although James had participated in sports and athletics for most of his life, he was never 100% committed to fitness until my father died and he then really began to look at his health and how it was impacting his life. He was overweight, had high blood pressure, and was unhappy with how he looked and felt. At this point, he decided to start my transformation. For the past ten years, James has been focused on improving his personal fitness and gaining as much knowledge and information possible about training, conditioning, weight loss and nutrition. James prides himself by helping others take control of their lives both mentally and physically and has helped many people get up and running on the road to personal fitness. With his knowledge and experience, he  can help you make healthy, realistic, sustainable lifestyle choices without the fads, quick fixes, and gimmicks – to help you improve your health now, and for the long-term. I absolutely loved my rapid-fire, nutrition Q&A session with James and know you will too. What We Talk About What is good nutrition Thoughts on diets such as South Beach and Atkins Best way to lose weight How much weight loss a week is healthy What is your metabolism Can you speed it up or slow it down What role does metabolism play in weight loss Talk about fat, carbs and protein What happens with too much/ too little fat What happens with too much/ too little protein What happens with too much/ too little carbs How differently should athletes eat than sedentary folks What are good foods for recovery/ reduce inflammation What are good foods before a long run How should your nutrition change as your running increases (caloric intake). Basically, how much more to eat to avoid fatigue, fuel your body properly and still lose weight. Impact on body of having too much low fat, good quality protein such as chicken breast per day What kind of variety should you have in your meals? Good guidelines to follow as runners Links From the Show Semper Liberi Fitness (Jame’s Website) Quotes by James Mullins [Tweet “”Make it a life long thing.” ~James Mullins”] Your Next Steps Head over to iTunes and give the show a review See if The Conscious Runner Coaching Program might be right for you Until next time, run strong, run long and be happy.

37mins

28 Jul 2016

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TCR075 | James Mullins: Your Strength Training Questions Answered

The Conscious Runner Podcast

Hey Conscious Runners, I’m so excited to be bringing you this episode today! This is really a special one to me. It was inspired by a conscious runner who has been diligently going through 45 Days to Building Your Strong Running Body-No Gym Required, a strength training and injury prevention course in The Conscious Runner membership Program. When he first started the program, he was sore, but after a few weeks, he got to the point he was no longer sore and wanted to increase the challenge of some of the exercises in the program. After I responded to him, I decided to ask this and other questions to friend and certified strength & conditioning specialist, James Mullins and record it. Although James had participated in sports and athletics for most of my life, he was never 100% committed to fitness until my father died and I then really began to look at his health and how it was impacting his life. He was overweight, had high blood pressure, and was unhappy with how he looked and felt. At this point, he decided to start my transformation. For the past ten years, James has been focused on improving my personal fitness and gaining as much knowledge and information possible about training and conditioning. While trying to ensure he was getting the best information and training to help meet his fitness goals, he began the pursuit of becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Becoming a fitness professional allows him to offer the knowledge and skills he’s attained to help others reach their fitness and conditioning goals. James prides myself by helping others take control of their lives both mentally and physically and has helped many people get up and running on the road to personal fitness. With his knowledge and experience, he  can help you make healthy, realistic, sustainable lifestyle choices without the fads, quick fixes, and gimmicks – to help you improve your health now, and for the long-term. I absolutely loved my rapid-fire, strength Q&A session with James and know you will too. What We Talk About Why Strength train? What actually happens to your muscles? How often should you strength train? How do you know when it is time to add weight? Using only body weight, what are your favorite ways to increase the intensity of an exercise? How much do you increase weight by? Do the same principles regarding form without weight apply to weight? Should you be sore after ever session? What is the difference between strength training for running and strength training as a body builder? How long is a typical strength training cycle? Describe a cycle with recovery built in. Links from the Show Semper Liberi Fitness (Jame’s Website)

32mins

30 Jun 2016