Jumping for Sports Performance

In today’s fast-paced world, sometimes more seems better. Because of the online access to videos and tutorials on exercises and drills, this kind of thinking has made its way into strength and conditioning programming. More conditioning, more reps, taller box, more drills, and more plyos. This couldn’t be further from the truth and, while the other excesses … More Jumping for Sports Performance

The Best GPP Strength Exercises

For those not in the “know”, GPP Stands for General Physical Preparedness. The operative word here is “general.” We’ve talked at length about the differences between general & specific programming as well as the differences between exercise & training. While training specifically for a specific outcome/ adaptation will yield specific results, there is something to be … More The Best GPP Strength Exercises

Exercise vs. Training: Differences and Considerations

If there’s one thing that CrossFit, P90-X, and various recent fitness trends have done well, it’s reminding a lot of people that yielding positive results from a fitness program is well… hard. It’s supposed to be because for the most part, that’s the way everything works in life. Sure some people win the lottery, cashing … More Exercise vs. Training: Differences and Considerations

7 Simple Strategies for Building the Complete Youth Athlete

Youth sports have exploded over the last 2o years. With greater accessibility to live streaming sports, kids are getting more exposure to all collegiate sports. Kids are dreaming of college athletics at a much earlier age than I was when I played youth sports. With more kids chasing a singular goal, new premiums are placed on skills, playing … More 7 Simple Strategies for Building the Complete Youth Athlete

How to Approach Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. The time where everyone tells themselves that “this year will be different.” You promise yourself that you’ll take care of your body, that you’ll eat better, that you’ll exercise and be more physically active. Public big box gyms get flooded every January with people that have this same goal. … More How to Approach Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions