Ryan Patrick is the owner of Peak Fitness & Sports Training (PeakFAST). He is a husband to one and a father to five. Ryan works mostly with youth athletes looking to gain an edge on the competition by increasing their strength, speed, and stamina. He has a Bachelor’s from the University of Kentucky and his Master’s coursework from Colorado State University focused on the effect of fatigue on lower body jumping and landing asymmetries. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA, a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach and a Precision Nutrition Level 2 Coach.
If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over-preparing to play the sport. Of course physical preparation increases performance [...]
The effects of COVID and the pandemic were tough on athletes. They suffered shortened seasons, quarantines, and reduced social interaction. The decrease in practice, games, and extracurricular training all lead [...]