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A Key Exercise for a More Powerful First Step

There many exercises performance coaches use to exploit power in training sessions, including medicine ball throws, Olympic lifts and the spectrum of Plyometrics. A well thought-out curriculum of training should have all of the aforementioned skills implemented over the course of an athlete’s career. One exercise that has been in my arsenal for years is […]

Effective Vertimax Training

As I mentioned in my last post, we’re now going to dive into more specific methods of performance training. We’ll cover everything from breakdowns of individual exercises, basic programming strategies and advance strategies to elicit very specific responses. In this post, we’ll get into the use of a specific piece of equipment that I implement […]

Core Training

As you my have noticed, these first 10 blog posts have set the foundation of my training philosophy. This one is no different, but it’s worth mentioning my intent, because after this one, we’ll move into exploring exercises from the track to the field to the weight room; hitting on all training variables. Throughout these […]

Should You Go Bare?

Barefoot training has become a hot topic of debate. Whether it’s the shoe wear trying to “mimic” the environment or people advocating the effectiveness of no shoes for all phases of training, there are a lot of differing points of view. Regardless, I want to show that there may be some great positive influences, but […]

What’s Your Warm Up?

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, everyone has their own strategy to prepare for workouts or competition. Most warm ups are based on what our coaches taught us early in life, and, in many instances, some series of superstitious stretches or jogging laps that seem to make all the difference in the […]