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Be Grateful For Your Parents…

Your potential to generate gains in strength and lean muscle is inherited from your genetics. The magnitude of your muscular gains is dictated by how favorable your genetic predisposition is for gaining strength and size. We all have an ultimate ability to gain strength and muscular size. The quality and intensity of exercise and the [...]

Technical Or Old School, But Effective…

Understanding what your body is doing when you run is important to increasing speed and demonstrating the hard work you put in to develop your conditioning. Many sports are played with a ball at your feet or in your hand, the need to push off of, block, or stay in contact with an opponent, or [...]

You Design Your Program

When you look at all of the things your coach tells you that you need to improve on to help the team next year, you may be overwhelmed. Even coaches struggle with where to fit it all in. Developing athletes and teams takes patience and persistence. Two qualities successful athletes, coaches, and programs hold in [...]

Do You Have A Desire To Progress?

The most important component of successful training is an unremitting desire to progress. Athletes and coaches sometimes become frustrated by lack of gains “their program” delivers. This leads to a search for magical solutions, food supplements, exercises and equipment. Typically the “program” will be changed, perhaps changing exercises, set, reps, percentages or speed of movement. [...]

Make A Positive Impact!

If you are looking to make a positive impact on your team this season, start with the repetition. Each game boils down to how plays are executed. Turn overs, miscommunication, being out of position, over playing the ball, etc can all result in a disappointing season. The same goes for strength training. How you execute [...]

Add To Your Football Conditioning NOW!

I am sure by now that you have received your “secret” summer football conditioning manuals. Let me guess it is filled with workouts like 300-yard shuttles, 110-yard sprints, “Gassers" and repeat 40’s? Yes, these drills make up the “meat and potatoes” of just about every summer football-conditioning program. But, let’s make your summer football-conditioning program [...]

Women’s Lacrosse Wall Ball Drill

The game of women’s lacrosse takes an immense amount of skill to catch, throw and cradle the ball while moving a full speed. A wall ball program can help you be more confident when you need to thread the needle for the game winning feed. Develop both your left and right hand to make sure [...]

Think About Your Warm-­Up

Think about the time you spend warming up. Focus on being at practice, not thinking about friends, parties or other distractions. You will often hear coaches say, “Get your mind right. Right here!” The second paragraph of every summer workout plan that I have developed has the following reminder: “Before starting any workout, please remember [...]

Sports Nutrition And Hydration: As Important As Practice

What you eat plays a significant role in achieving your athletic goals. You can control what you put in your body. Unfortunately though many athletes are not fully aware of what they are consuming and how it affects the body. The most important thing you should know about nutrition is that there are no miracles. [...]