When we think about the great athletes, we hear about how strong, how fast, how well they can cut and change direction.  What we don’t hear is how well they accelerate.  The greatest athletes aren’t necessarily the fastest.  They are typically the ones that can accelerate the best.  That is…the ones who can create horizontal […]

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Usually the exercise of the week is a physical exercise to help performance or for injury prevention. This week I am going to change it up a little. Most of the athletes I work with on a daily basis are high school and collegiate aged athletes. Ask them what their biggest dreams are and I […]

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Core stability in athletes of any sport is paramount to success and injury prevention. Even if you aren’t an athlete, core stability can help you maintain posture and keep you active well into old age. Unfortunately, when people think of core exercises or “AB WORK” they think of crunches, sit ups, Russian twists, and so […]

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The Drop Squat One of the biggest issues I see during the transition between the countermovement of a jump and the upward drive of a jump is the adduction of the knees (the knees coming together).  The same issue can be seen in inexperienced lifters during a squat pattern, loaded or unloaded.  The problem with […]

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