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18 May 2018

Optimizing Team Workouts for Effectiveness and Efficiency [Video]

2018-06-19T12:44:21+00:00 By |

When it comes to optimization of your team workouts, organization is key. In this blog, I will cover a few areas you can address in effective and efficient workouts to accommodate large numbers of athletes in your weight room. Facility Setup and Layout The first component is to look at the setup of your facility [...]

4 May 2018

6 Steps for Weight Room Management: Get in, Get Strong, and Get out

2018-06-05T08:54:20+00:00 By |

Designing group workouts in a facility that caters to personal training, members, and group training takes some careful pre-planning and thought.  The program needs to be structured to maximize work time and minimize rest time.  This also needs to be done in a way to keep equipment available for members and personal training clients, but [...]

18 Apr 2018

Programming Agility Drills for Your Teams

2018-04-19T11:37:03+00:00 By |

Recently I had the opportunity to work with a freshman team sports physical education class.  I don’t remember what our first unit was, but I remember what I did on day one.  I started with agility drills.  I figured if we were going to be teaching a group of youngsters how to play sports, we [...]

29 Mar 2018

Box Squats for Developing Technique and Power

2018-03-29T15:52:29+00:00 By |

Aside from performing the box squat to reinforce good squatting technique, the exercise itself has restorative qualities. It allows an athlete to squat twice a week without causing over-training or overuse injuries because the exercise is performed with a sub-maximal load (50-75% of 1 repetition maximum). Another advantage the box squat provides is the athlete [...]

6 Mar 2018

Squatting 101 – Progressions, Benefits, and Myths [Video]

2018-06-25T11:55:32+00:00 By |

The squat has often been referred to as the “King” of movements in the weight room. To master the King you must, like most things, learn to crawl before you can walk, and then run. In the video below we go through several of the squat progressions that we feel are highly beneficial when you [...]

21 Dec 2017

8 Types of Yoga For Athletes

2018-06-25T11:54:53+00:00 By |

The Benefits of Yoga for Athletes The health benefits from regular yoga practice cover a broad spectrum, ranging from flexibility to strength.  For athletes, yoga can benefit them tremendously in terms recovery and from a restorative point of view.  There are many different types or styles of yoga practice. For those just starting out, it [...]

29 Aug 2017

Football Conditioning Drills: Pattern Running Intervals by Position

2018-06-25T12:06:45+00:00 By |

Football Conditioning Drills Should Be Position Specific When thinking about conditioning football players, there needs to be an understanding of the specific demands of the sport.  The football conditioning drills used in your program should not only cater to the unique demands of the sport, but also the demands of each position.  A defensive lineman [...]

17 Aug 2017

Football Weight Training Program for the Preseason

2018-06-25T12:06:12+00:00 By |

The Trifecta Program- the best football weight training program for preseason athletes I have been fortunate enough to train some of the NFL’s most elite players.  Some of the training we have done has been in preparation for training camp.  Most of our players tend to be lineman or players that weigh 250+.  Unfortunately, most [...]