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Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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11 Questions Every Athlete Should Ask Their Strength Coach

I am a firm believer that if you want to make real, impactful changes to your health, you are going to need some guidance through the process. The...

How This Cutting-Edge Technology is Making Pro and Collegiate Athletes Stronger and Faster

Strength and conditioning is an art. You can create the best training program in the world, but things don't always go as planned. No two athletes ...

5 Simple Knee Injury Prevention Exercises

It's easy to take your knees for granted. They support your entire body and allow you to take thousands of steps every day. For athletes, they withsta...

4 Rules For Strength Coaches Who Train Youth Athletes

In –The- Trenches Tips for Training Kids Lee Boyce As a strength coach, I've periodically gotten the opportunity to work with young athletes – and I...

A Key Step Often Overlooked in Power Development

In strength and conditioning a key component to any athlete's training program is that of power development – and to that end, one can find endless...

3 Strategies to Monitor Your Athletes and Prevent Overtraining

There's something frustrating about trying to control what your athletes do in the hours following practice - especially if you begin to observe a...

The Best Shooting Basketball Drills for Kids

Youth programs are the feeder systems for high schools, and what they teach can hurt or help the present and future of high school basketball programs...

4 Strategies for Individualizing Workouts in Group Settings

Why? Individualization of training provides multiple opportunities to maximize the benefits each athlete gets from a given workout. No two people come...

Essential Med Ball Exercises That Build Power

Triple extension. Rate of Force Development. Athleticism and explosiveness. Eccentric-loading contractions. The stretch-shortening cycle. Power! These...

The Ideal Way to Shed Fat Without Losing Muscle

A multitude of strength and conditioning programs have been devised throughout the years that each promise to deliver serious and uncompromising...

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