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Food for Thought...and Injury

Food for Thought…and Injury

Injuries happen. It is one of those things in life that is inevitable. You could be a football player who tears his ACL during a practice, OR you could be corporate employee who blows his ankle out going up the stairs while headed in the office. It happens. Now, the obvious thing to do is […]


In Season Training: Undervalued and Misunderstood?

In Season Training: Undervalued and Misunderstood?

  “The benefits of strength to athletic performance are experienced as long as the neuromuscular system maintains the cellular adaptations induced by training” There are 3 Phases to an annual cycle for any athlete: Off season. Pre season. In season. No matter when the actual season is for the sport, the in season performance is […]



Are Kids Specializing in Sports Too Early?

Are Kids Specializing in Sports Too Early?

Today’s sports are more competitive than ever, with youth athletes devoting their lives to a sport as young as 5 years old, on occasion with pressure from parents. But does specializing this early in a sport give a child a competitive advantage in both the short and long term? The latest research proves that there […]



Is Stretching Really Good Before Working Out?

Is Stretching Really Good Before Working Out?

We have all experienced at some point tightness. Whether it be from a previous workout that has made you sore, or just naturally lacking “limberness”. However, for a long time there has been the adage that you should be stretching before workouts, but what you will see most commonly are people holding static stretches before […]


Connecting: The Hidden Key in Effective Coaching

Connecting: The Hidden Key in Effective Coaching

Performance enhancement. The key reason why any athlete decides to partake in this activity to make the necessary gains for their sport. From a coaching standpoint, this is a great opportunity to apply the science and principle of strength and or speed training. However, I have a saying that it does not matter how much […]