Jon Drees

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3 Reasons Why Playing One Sport May Ruin Your Chance of Becoming an Elite Athlete

A recent look at the 2016 NFL Draft showed that 28 out of 31 first round draft picks were multi-sport athletes – 12 of which played more than two. This...

5 Power Exercises to Replace Olympic Lifts

There is no doubt that Olympic lifts are great power exercises for athletes, but they are far from perfect. Learning the technique of these exercises...

3 Ways to Easily Add More Protein to Your Diet

Perhaps, the biggest challenge I face on a day-to-day basis is getting my athletes to eat enough protein. The ability for athletes to gain strength and...

3 Tips to Instantly Increase your Vertical Jump

For many, the vertical jump is the single best test of power and overall athleticism. Coaches often use this test as a quick indicator for athletic...

How Much Protein Do Athletes Need?

The amount of protein that an athlete needs is a hotly debated topic. Some people's recommendations vary from as little as 15-20% of total calories...

3 Advanced Explosive Workouts to Jump Higher and Run Faster

In the world of athletics, power is king. To develop this power, athletes need to perform explosive workouts. By performing these explosive workouts,...

What to Do if You Experience Shoulder Pain When You Bench Press

The bench press and shoulder press are perhaps the two exercises most likely to cause pain within the shoulder. Being that these are also two of the...

How to Get Stronger With Eccentric Reps

An eccentric contraction can be defined as a muscular contraction in which in the force of the contraction does not equal the external force being...

Core Stability Exercises to Make You Faster

When we look for indicators of athleticism, we generally turn to tests such as a vertical jump or 40-yard dash time. These are definitely good standards...

3 Keys for Creating Successful Home Workouts

Two of the biggest excuses for not exercising are lack of time and not having access to a gym. Both of these excuses can be eliminated by creating home...