Training Articles

Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Preventing Soccer-Related Groin Injuries

If you play soccer, your risk of groin injury is relatively high, as studies show that more than half of all soccer players injure this area during th...

5 Exercises Every Athlete Must Do Before Returning To Practice

During this period of isolation, without physically going to school, the gym, or practice, athletes' use of social media is unprecedented. Additionall...

Throwing Load Explained: How to Deload and Still Be Ready When the Season Begins

With COVID-19 delaying and canceling many baseball seasons, pitchers are finding themselves in limbo. Do they continue to throw as if the season is ha...

Sports Science on a Budget

Load management seems to be the misunderstood teenager of the sports science and performance world. At times it has been vilified to help pamper athle...

3 Reasons Why All Athletes Should Incorporate Top Speed Sprinting

Despite its reputation as being risky and non-specific to sport, here are three reasons why non-track athletes should incorporate top speed sprinting ...

Does Bigger Equal Stronger?

A topic that is often clouded with misunderstanding in strength and conditioning is how muscle size and strength are intertwined. Some believe that a ...

More Exercise Isn't Necessarily Better For Immunity - Here's Why

In an age where everyone wants a fast-acting burnout routine, research shows that more exercise might not necessarily be better for immune health. The...

So what separates a WOATA from a GOATA?

Coaching, like cooking, is equal parts science and art. Excellent practitioners in both disciplines draw from the structured lessons of their mentors....

Get Stronger Outdoors With These 4 Unique Exercises

Let's say you're staying in a hotel, out of town, in a park, another part of the country where you do not have access to all the bells and whistles....

A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

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