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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Injuries Don't Have to Be Setbacks

Injuries happen to all athletes. The best ones use the injury to return to sports fitter, faster and stronger than they were before they got hurt. Our...

Putting the Brakes On: Understand the Keys to Deceleration

Movement skill acquisition is an essential piece to the development of an athlete throughout their career. Whether they are a novice, elite or somewhe...

5 Ways Field Athletes Can Get Faster

Editor's Note: A version of this article by Julia Eyre was previously published by White Lion Performance. How many times have you, as an athlete...

3 Reason Why Athletes Should Train Around Injuries

Injuries are an inevitable part of sports. Anyone who has been an athlete for long has suffered an injury. I have had most any injury you can think...

4 Exercises Missing From Your Training Programming and Why You Need Them

The perfect program doesn't exist, but we can always work toward putting together the most optimal program for our athlete in their given situation. ...

Can Fish Oil Help Heal Concussions?

All athletes should strive to maximize their health and performance through nutrition. But when your body takes a beating, what you put inside of i...

Why All Athletes Need Plyometrics

You have probably heard of plyometrics if you play any sport that involves jumping. Do you know why plyometric training is so important? Plyometric...

Stretching: You're doing it Wrong

Athletes of any sport would do well to remember that when it comes to preparing the body for activity, there are certain goals we must achieve, basica...

Volleyball Workout and Drills You Can Do at Home

You don't need a volleyball court to start training for next season. In fact, you can improve your strength, quickness, coordination and skills for ...

5 Contrast Exercises for Baseball Players to Dramatically Increase Rotational Power

I'm a big believer in contrast training, also referred to as post-activation potentiation (PAP). When done correctly this can be a great tool for athl...

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