How to Stay Consistent in the Gym?

Consistency + Effort = Results This is the formula for success for anything worth chasing. Whether it be in the gym, in business, in school or even with nutrition. It’s a simple formula, but definitely not easy to execute. I’m gonna list a few of my top tips for improving your consistency in the gym:Continue reading “How to Stay Consistent in the Gym?”

My Top 5 Landmine Exercises

The Landmine is one of the most versatile pieces of fitness equipment out there. It’s capable of endless amounts of different exercises. You can do upper body, lower body, core, power exercises, mobility, etc. This list is composed of 5 of my favorite exercises to do with the landmine attachment: Half Kneeling Landmine Press ThisContinue reading “My Top 5 Landmine Exercises”

Top 10 Resistance Band Exercises for Athletes

Before we get started, please keep in mind that this list is my professional opinion. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions. Please understand that there are many great exercises that did not make this list, but I could only choose 10. These 10 exercises are great for everybody, especially for times when we areContinue reading “Top 10 Resistance Band Exercises for Athletes”

What Young Athletes DON’T Need

Disclaimer: This article is specifically designed for athletes between 8-13 years old. Although, most of these apply to all athletes. 1. Early Specialization This is one of the most popular topics out there when it comes to youth athletes. We don’t need athletes specializing in one sport from an early age. Let the kids haveContinue reading “What Young Athletes DON’T Need”

5 Speed Tips for Young Athletes

Speed is a gamechanger. No matter the age or sport, faster athletes can affect the outcome of any game. If you build a solid foundation for your technique at a young age, you will be able to continuously improve your speed and significantly reduce the chance of an injury. In my own experience, I haveContinue reading “5 Speed Tips for Young Athletes”

Youth Strength Training

Youth strength training is a topic that has been discussed since what feels like the beginning of time. This is a topic of interest for many researchers, clinicians, coaches and parents. The questions that come to mind when thinking about this topic are: When to start? How much is enough? How often? Will it stuntContinue reading “Youth Strength Training”

7 Goals of a Strength and Conditioning Program

This is a short and brief list of goals that I believe any Strength and Conditioning Program should have. This was put together to help educate sport coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers or anyone else who works directly with athletes. They are not in any specific order, but all are incredibly important forContinue reading “7 Goals of a Strength and Conditioning Program”

Progressive Overload: What You Need to Know

Progressive Overload- the most important law of strength training! If you’ve been an athlete or have been training for awhile, then you have probably heard of the term before. If you are new to strength training, progressive overload simply means that you are doing more over time. It’s more than just putting more weight onContinue reading “Progressive Overload: What You Need to Know”

Intermittent Fasting

One of the hottest topics around right now is Intermittent Fasting. I have seen a lot of controversy and false information out there, so hopefully I can clear some of that up for you. What is it? To sum it up, intermittent fasting is a period of time that you do not consume any calories.Continue reading “Intermittent Fasting”

Will Putting Your Hands on Your Head Actually Help You Recover?

We all remember at some point in our lives having a coach or trainer tell us to “get your hands off your knees” when we are bent over gasping for air. They probably told you to stand up and put your hands on top of your head so you can open up your lungs andContinue reading “Will Putting Your Hands on Your Head Actually Help You Recover?”