Behind the Scenes with the Mad Scientist at Heart: Calvin Sun
Podcast by Invictus Intern Misbah Haque (The Airborne Mind Show)

Calvin Sun is a Senior Coach and Director of Informational Products at Invictus Fitness. He has coached athletes to 12 national championships in the sport of powerlifting. As a competitive powerlifter himself, he has won two national titles in the 181lb raw weight class and formerly held two national records. Calvin is the co-author of the best selling book, The Invictus Mindset. He’s also written a book that takes an evidence based approach called Post-Workout Supplementation.

A Fantastic Resource for Our Community: the Invictus Post-Workout Supplementation Book
(Foreword from the book)
Written by C.J. Martin

As a coach and business owner, two concepts have been instrumental in my professional growth:

1. I surround myself with individuals who are smarter than I am – and who have strengths and expertise in areas in which I am less comfortable.

2. I am open to learning and trying new concepts, but generally skeptical of their claims of success until we have experienced them first hand.

A Fantastic Resource for Our Community: the Invictus Post-Workout Supplementation Book
(Foreword from the book)
Written by C.J. Martin

As a coach and business owner, two concepts have been instrumental in my professional growth:

1. I surround myself with individuals who are smarter than I am – and who have strengths and expertise in areas in which I am less comfortable.

2. I am open to learning and trying new concepts, but generally skeptical of their claims of success until we have experienced them first hand.

We Are All Somewhere
Written by Invictus Member Adam Towle

After weeks of procrastinating to write this, I had an experience that confirmed it was time. It was just about 9 miles into an 11 mile race when I approached a much older participant walking up the steep incline. I was feeling unusually strong in my new body when I quickly trotted past him. He exclaimed, “go get’em! I started an hour earlier–great job!” I reflexively shouted back to thank him and then surprised myself with my own attempt at encouragement, yelling, “we are all somewhere!”

What is Blood Flow Restriction Training & How Will it Aid Recovery?
Written by Dr. Michael Tancini

With the increasing presence of blood flow restriction training in conversations surrounding physiotherapists and strength coaches, individuals are beginning to seek out applications for the method of training which may help them reach new levels of athletic performance.  In many competitive arenas; an athlete’s training volume is often limited by their ability to recover from their training sessions, not their desire to continue training. With elite athletes there are a handful of factors that influence recovery;