Recap of the the 2nd Nairobi Performance Clinic

Hey great people! I recently returned back to the US from the Nairobi Performance Clinic.  Let me tell you, walking off of a plane into Pittsburgh PA after just being in Kenya and Rwanda is a mild trip for a few hours.  Things don’t necessarily look very different, insomuch as it’s a cultural adjustment.  It’s[…]

2017 Update & Back to Kenya!

Hey Wanderlust Trainer family.  I know it has been quite a while since I have last posted!  If you aren’t aware, I moved back to Pittsburgh PA in the summer 8 months ago.  After my track coaching season ended, I did some freelance training in the early fall but with the cold settling in late[…]

Spring 2016 Recap – Graduation

  My dear reader.  You are now reading from, Donald Robinson M.Ed.  It’s over!! School, it’s done!  It has been an interesting 2 years that this blog has followed most of.  This semester has been a real test to me in my ability to manage time and really soak in as much experience as possible.[…]

Why Women Should Consider Weightlifting

In my experience, I’ve ran into a fair bit of resistance from women about resistance training.  The infamous concern of getting big and bulky, along with the perception that having muscles is unattractive, isn’t always the easiest barrier for a coach or trainer to break through.  I want to quickly help clear the air on[…]

A Recap of My Performance Coaching Clinic in Nairobi, Kenya

It has been just over a month since I’ve been back Stateside from my time in Kenya and Ethiopia.  This semester is beginning to consume me, but a brotha has it all under control *inner self laughs really hard*.  I graduate in nearly 70 days and then everything changes, I think.  Anyways, I’ve had ample[…]

Stories of My Time in Magical Harar

I know it has been awhile and many of you have been waiting for a post.  Once I returned to Texas, I walked directly into chaos.  My semester is going to be nuts!  My next  post will be a recap of the coaching clinic.   As the first part of my recap, I want to talk[…]

Combating Inner Resentment, You Are Worthy

  Hey everybody, I know it’s been awhile since I wrote, this internship has basically owned my life the last 9 weeks.  I’ve only recently had a bit of a life outside of this, mainly via ultimate frisbee.  Given that, I’ve been learning quite a bit about the art of coaching and have been getting[…]

Redeeming Myself to Finish Year 1 of Graduate School Strong

Listen, you have no idea just how relieved I am right now.  3 hours ago (from when I started typing) I submitted my final project to close out my first year of graduate school at the University of Texas.  The last 9 months have just been a roller coaster.  From me feeling exhausted during my[…]