Jake is a collegiate strength and conditioning coach at Youngstown State University where he heads the programs for Men's and Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Swim/Dive, and Men's and Women's Golf. He specializes in athlete performance and lean muscle gain.
"Just get stronger." These words are repeated over and over by many strength and conditioning coaches, leading athletes to believe strength is the ultimate key to enhancing athletic performance. And [...]
Stretching can play an important role in athletic development. Maintaining normal, controlled range of motion is essential to feeling healthy, performing well and avoiding injury. We all know it should [...]
Many athletes seek an edge to increase their vertical jump. Whether it’s a special supplement, lengthy stretching routines, Vertimax workouts, etc.—we're all after quick results. Unfortunately, explosive ability just doesn’t [...]
Unilateral exercises are becoming increasingly popular in sports performance training and for good reason. Unilateral exercises, meaning exercises that focus on one arm or one leg at a time, possess [...]