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Author: Jim Afremow
Returning from an injury isn’t the result of a single heroic effort, but putting in the required work over and over again. In this article, Jim explores ways to turn what could be a setback to lament into a learning experience to relish for anyone recovering from an injury.
Author: Tim DiFrancesco
Being able to explode off the court, track, pitch, or field gives you a distinct competitive advantage against the competition. In this article, Tim provides you with the best blueprint to jump higher, further, and faster. This is the best plan for anyone looking to improve their jump height.
While it’s important to find the right mix of protein, fat, and carbohydrates to fuel your performance and keep up with your busy lifestyle, these macros aren’t the only parts of the nutrition puzzle.
To keep your body functioning optimally, you need to dial in your vitamins and minerals, which play a key role in recovery, immunity, and more. Here are some micronutrients you might do well to get more of.
Author: Scott Carney
Accomplishing any goal in training takes physical and mental resilience. It’s easy to back down from an uncomfortable situation because we aren’t prepared to create a space between when we feel something and when we react to it. This limits our ability to push our boundaries and grow.
Author: Tim DiFrancesco
The goal? Giving you greater longevity and durability in your sport and life, while also being able to close the loop safely on your increased leaping power. The need to decelerate and land safely arguably should’ve been the focus of the first part in this series, because if you’re not able to control your body on the way back down, you have no business going up.
When you train hard regularly, every part of your body from head to toe and back up again can potentially develop range of motion and motor control issues. Especially if your training involves the high impact explosive movements of Olympic lifting patterns.