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Tempo Training To Increase Your Bench Press Strength

The barbell bench press is one of the most practiced lifting movements, even individuals who have little to no interaction with a strength and conditioning setting still know about the bench press. The first question anyone asks when they see an athlete or gym goer is, “How much do you bench?” The bench has been [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Rear Foot Placement During Bottom Up Kettlebell Lunges

Bryan Miller of the United States Naval Academy does a fanatstic job of training athletes to be bigger, faster, stronger, and most importantly SAFER. Coach Miller is known especially for his mobility exercises that he implements with athletes he works with. He is very particular about how each exercise is performed, making sure that every [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Reviewing Daily Protein Recommendations

There’s a lot of “bro science” out there when it comes to protein ingestion. Specifically in regard to how many grams of protein are actually needed by an active individual/athlete. Depending on who you ask, from random websites to textbooks, you can find a wide variety of numbers all claiming to be the ideal amount [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Is Patience In Your Speed Training Progression?

In today's sporting atmosphere, speed is the name of the game. Whether you are an Olympic track runner, NFL football player, professional soccer player, MLB, NCAA, high school, or even middle school athlete...all anybody wants to know is "How can I get faster?" Unfortunately, much of this is limited by the genetic predisposition that all [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Manual Resistance Neck Flexion Strength Training

Many "complete programs" leave out arguably the most important area of the body, training that addresses the head, and neck. When we ask coaches why they don't train the head and neck we get the normal excuses of, "We don't have time, it doesn't make our athlete faster, or we don't have a neck machine [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Benefits Of Mindset Messages

It is no secret that showing up to every training session, workout, practice, or game full of energy and ready to go, is a difficult feat; and this is especially difficult to ask of younger athletes or clients. Most kids these days have multiple sporting committments, on top of a full week of school and [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Hold Each Other To A Standard

We have said time and time again that 'athlete buy-in' is arguably the most important aspect of any program - if the individuals you are working with are not invested in the program, then achieving success in that program will be a difficult venture. Taking this concept one step further results in the idea that [...]

By |March 19th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Eccentric Training In Your Program

Progression is key to any program, and in fact one of the most important elements. Without progression, how can one justify that any benefits have been made through a program? Similarly, the body will always adapt to new stresses put on it; so if preogression is not part of the protocol, then the process will [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Earns Your Five Dollars

When you work for something, put your blood, sweat, and tears, into a sport or project, it is more meaningful to you than something that is just given to you. At the end of the game in the final minutes how hard are you willing to fight? When it’s fourth and one and the game [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments

Divide And Conquer Approach To Athlete Development

In today's society which is ruled by sports, many athletes and their families find themselves stretched between different sports, multiple teams, school, extra curriculer activities, etc. A lot of parents are confused on this concept and believe that as many games, tournaments, practices, training sessions, and sports in general that their child can be a [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|STT Articles|0 Comments