How Many Sets and Reps?

“Coach, how many sets and reps should I do?” I’ve heard this question at least 1,000 times. It sounds easy, but depending on your goals, the answer can vary greatly. Let’s dive right into it. Before we can determine the correct amount of sets and reps to do for an exercise, we must first specifyContinue reading “How Many Sets and Reps?”

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”

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”

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”

Extensive vs. Intensive Training

One way to think about training is to put it onto a spectrum. On the right side of the spectrum, you have intensive training and on the left side you have extensive training. In an ideal world, athletes should train both ends of the spectrum and have a good balance of both ends. At differentContinue reading “Extensive vs. Intensive Training”

You’re in Quarantine, Now Go Sprint!

If you’re reading this, you are probably stuck at home being quarantined with no place to go because everything is on lock down. I’m writing this article today with the sole purpose of giving you an idea of a type of training that you can do at anytime and any place because I don’t wantContinue reading “You’re in Quarantine, Now Go Sprint!”

The Vertical Jump

The vertical jump is quite possibly the most sought after skill by athletes. Every athlete wants that jaw dropping jump ability to showcase to their teammates and friends and help them compete at the highest level. Training to improve your vertical jump is often over complicated even though it should not be. There are severalContinue reading “The Vertical Jump”