Why Relative Strength Is Crucial for Baseball
In this article, I’m going to show you that strength training in a baseball-specific way can have a major impact on improving your explosive speed and all-around baseball performance. Strength [...]
The Ultimate Football Sled Conditioning Workout
With summer in full swing, football players across the nation are engaging in two a day practices to get in shape for the season. One of the oldest...
A Guide to Off-Season Football Training
Today's athlete is bigger, faster, and stronger than ever. Transitions to a faster playing style have revolutionized football off-season training from...
The Weight Training ‘Rule’ That’s Actually Making You Weaker
They often think their final working set of the day must be the heaviest.
Myth Busted: Why Forced Reps Don’t Add Strength
Forced reps are one of the first techniques novice lifters experiment with in the weight room. They’re often used on the Bench Press, but they can be applied to many [...]
Build Elite Strength With This Training System
If you're a strength coach or a competitive weightlifter you probably know what conjugate periodization is. If you're not a strength coach or...
Why Youth Athletes Need to Focus On Strength to Improve Speed
When most athletes and coaches think of speed, they think of it as the ability to get from one point to another as quick as possible, and rightfully so....
Decoding Common Strength Training Terminology
The best strength coaches and trainers do an amazing job of making complex topics sound simple. However, as an athlete (or as an aspiring coach), you need to have a [...]
Four Exercises to Build Acceleration
Speed and acceleration are not the same thing. Speed is how fast you can sprint at maximum velocity. Acceleration is reaching top speed as quickly as possible. The ability to [...]
Journey to Super Bowl XLV—Woodley vs. Hawk Episode III: Core Power
In this third and final episode of Woodley vs. Hawk [view Episode I: Strength and Power Training and Episode II: Speed Kills], we show you the off-season core training performed [...]