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Why Muscle Slack Can Ruin Your Sports Performance

As a strength coach, I learned early on about the importance of producing force. Jumping, sprinting, cutting, hitting – these all depend on the...

8 Single-Leg Exercises for Sports Performance and Health

Single-leg strength is a critical and overlooked aspect of sports performance training. Too many athletes would rather load up a barbell Squat or Dead...

Use Heavy Sled Pushes to Improve Acceleration

In team sport settings' acceleration is king for high level sports performance. It's typical in field based sports for athletes to intersperse repeat...

Use These Breathing Drills to Develop a Strong and Ripped Core

Proper breathing is incredibly important for life. Without it, ultimately we would die. Sometimes with exercise, the ability to breathe is taken for...

5 Ways to Make Your Offseason More Productive Besides Working Out

Beyond the Weight Room: Tips for Outperforming Next Season's Opponents By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As the school year ends, it's never too soon to formulate...

How to Cycle Calories to Shed Fat and Improve Your Workouts

Although it is essential for fat loss, restricting your calories for an extended period of time can have negative consequences in your body. For...

How Your Mood Can Affect Your Sports Performance

Every good athlete knows that it takes more than physical stamina to succeed. Along with developing your muscles, reflexes and physical capabilities,...

The Strange Recovery Tool Athletes Are Using to Improve Their Performance and Prevent Injuries

Ice, heat, ultrasound and electric stimulation are well-known recovery and rehab tools. However, did you know that light can also be included in this ...

Meet the First Performance Coach to Get His Own Signature Training Shoe, Thanks to New Balance

He just joined the ranks of LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal and Michael Jordan, but you wouldn't know it by talking to him. With the unveiling of th...

Try the Lat Pullover Exercise for a Bigger and Stronger Upper Body

There are some exercises that are useless and some which are the foundation of our training regime. There are also exercises that are forgotten....

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