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Can’t Versus Won’t: Fitness and Motivation

Some of my Autism Fitness athletes have a tendency to wait a couple seconds before performing the activity-in-question. Sometimes it is a processing delay, and, on occasion (see also; Regularly), it is because the exercise/activity is not inherently reinforcing enough for them to immediately invest

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Upcoming Autism Fitness Seminar, Lafayette, LA

If you don’t already know (and you should, every last one of you), there will be a full day Autism Fitness seminar in Lafayette, LA on April 4, 2014. Here’s the black and white of it: When: Friday, April 4, 2014, 8:00am-3:00pm Where: Blackham (<– Ha!

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Operational Definitions

An Operational Definition clarifies exactly what we are talking about in relation to a “thing,” whether it be performing a squat or asking politely for a sombrero. Because we human beings often have different expectations, it is important to distinguish just what we’re talking about,

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Powerlifting and Autism: Connections

Powerlifting focuses on three  lifts; Squat, Deadlift, and Bench press.  The highly-specified programming in powerlifting requires a lot of time and focus on those three movements to ensure a high level of mastery.  Each lift is practiced many, many times to develop proper mechanics, feel

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