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Author: Travis Hansen
Is your agility training actually beneficial to your ability to change direction or help you achieve your performance goals? Travis Hansen gives us insight into how to properly program your agility training to maximize your training effectiveness.
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.
Whey protein is arguably still the king of the supplements castle, but if there was an heir apparent, it’d have to be creatine. Why? Because 20+ years of scientific studies show that it helps power and endurance athletes alike increase their physical performance, heighten cognition, and speed recovery.
Author: Shea Pierre
A lot of coaches and trainers refer to change of direction (COD) training and agility training as one and the same — but they aren’t. When it comes to COD and agility training, both are necessary for an athlete’s performance, but there are certain drills specific to each that prepare you for anything that’s thrown your way.
Author: Jim Afremow
The past few months have presented a unique challenge for people who train. This is particularly true if you’re preparing to perform in a team sport, as group practices have become persona non grata and competitive games are still a no-no.
While ice baths have gotten a lot of press in the past few years and the cold does provide a lot of health benefits, deliberate heat exposure has an even greater body of scientific and anecdotal evidence to back it up. So here goes with a guide to why you should get hot on a regular basis, and how a hot bath can help your athletes heart and brain health.
Author: Joe DeLeo
The Turkish Get-Up (TGU) is one of the most versatile exercises you can do. I not only utilize the get-up with the rowers I coach, but also with baseball and softball players, swimmers, and athletes in just about every other sport. It brings together movement integrity, alignment, and posture.
Author: Kasper van der Meulen
In this article, I’m going to share what I’ve learned about breathwork basics for your athletes that want to go harder, higher, and faster for longer. Upregulate and downregulate their state either side of their performance to game their nervous system. This is what I work on with athletes when they come to my breathwork masterclass.
Author: Ryan Leibreich
While things seem crazy right now we still need to deliver to our clients. If you want to build a better strength training program you need to weed out the gimicks and focus on what works. Here are some tips to building a better strength training program.