Framework Building for Hamstring Training – Part 1

  Scientific Argument: Question: What tools can we use to aid in making better decisions for training of the athlete with a goal of mitigating injury Claim: A Framework ( or list of assumptions) combined with a process of integration and evaluation along with a resource aimed at filtering human faults in decision making is … Continue reading Framework Building for Hamstring Training – Part 1

Athlete Training strategies during the Covid – 19 Crisis: Why Jumping and Hopping may be the next best resource for your at Home Performance Training Program

https://youtu.be/WYXpqbpcZWc All across the world, human beings are being asked to behave in a unique way as we adapt to "social distancing."  People are being asked to take part  in an innately unusual activity that many may consider to be inhuman - to limit social contact and to stay indoors. While this issue is warranted … Continue reading Athlete Training strategies during the Covid – 19 Crisis: Why Jumping and Hopping may be the next best resource for your at Home Performance Training Program

Load your collagen to get in better (structural) shape.

Why loading exercise and collagen protein in your performance program may keep you in better (structural) shape.     Collagen supplementation combined with strength training (under the specific conditions) may lead to denser, stiffer and a stronger tissue resulting in greater potential for force expression during sport movements. The combination of collagen and exercise may … Continue reading Load your collagen to get in better (structural) shape.

The “Jade” Progression – An introduction to the “Upper Body/ Lower Body” Split

Establishing a schedule plan is one of the most important aspects in developing a strength and conditioning system. In many ways the schedule is reflective of the program’s objectives, style and potential. In particular, the training schedule denotes a plan for when, where and why certain stressors will be applied over the course of a … Continue reading The “Jade” Progression – An introduction to the “Upper Body/ Lower Body” Split

Carbohydrate Loading and the continued role it plays to Athletic Performance

          As we approach the climax of the summer months, a period marked by increased activity, sport and competition, it is important to consider the vital role nutrition plays towards these endeavors. Since scientists first began to explore the relationship between nutrition and performance, we have come to understand that the … Continue reading Carbohydrate Loading and the continued role it plays to Athletic Performance

Understanding environmental and societal factors in effort to develop effective methodology and solutions for weight management in elite football athletes – Part 3

                    In Part 3 of "Understanding environmental and societal factors in effort to develop effective methodology and solutions for weight management in elite football athletes"  we will evaluate the various relationships between weight gain and football athletes and complete the foundation for an effective methodology to … Continue reading Understanding environmental and societal factors in effort to develop effective methodology and solutions for weight management in elite football athletes – Part 3

Understanding Environmental and Societal Factors to Develop Effective Methodology and Solutions for Weight Management in Elite Football Athletes

To understand the potential solutions in weight management for football athletes we must first understand the factors which can impact in individuals weight in today’s world. While some of the most elite football athletes may contain the gift of genetic talents in speed, power, neuromuscular & motor skills as well as the benefit of access … Continue reading Understanding Environmental and Societal Factors to Develop Effective Methodology and Solutions for Weight Management in Elite Football Athletes

The “Extra Work” You Need For Athletic Success – Part 2

        In sports,  extraordinary behavior (or the action that separates oneself from the ordinary) is popularly displayed as an athlete’s ability to triumph through pain. The image of professional baseball pitcher Curt Schilling at the mound with a bloody sock, or the  picture of Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strung’s wincing in pain while … Continue reading The “Extra Work” You Need For Athletic Success – Part 2

The “Extra Work” you need for Athletic Success – Part 1

    If you’re in the business of  competitive athletics, physique fitness, or movement related performance you’re often looking for that “extra ” edge in physical ability. “Extra” is the qualifier that athletes, trainers and those of us interested in improving athletic potential often use in front of the work or action we believe will … Continue reading The “Extra Work” you need for Athletic Success – Part 1

“Living High, Training Low” and its implications for the NFL – A Proposal for Altitude Training Interventions in American Football” – Part 3

  Scroll to bottom for Quick  Points Today, the New England Patriots play the Oakland Raiders. This game is important for many reasons. First, this is a matchup between two American Football Conference Power houses. As such, there are playoff implications for both teams. A win for the Patriots (with a record of 7 win … Continue reading “Living High, Training Low” and its implications for the NFL – A Proposal for Altitude Training Interventions in American Football” – Part 3