5 Ways to Maximize Your Athletes Recovery

August 22, 2019

All athletes know the feeling of being sore, whether after an intense workout, a tough practice or a closely contested game. The discomfort that comes the morning after a tough physical bout when players step out of bed is called delayed onset muscle soreness. That pain is the result of...

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Your Season is Over…Now What?

November 14, 2017

Quick Tips to Re-Charge After Your Season. If your sport season is coming to a close, it can be tempting to attack the weight room with new enthusiasm. But while you may be itching to hit the ground running, it’s important to take some time for to reflect, rest and...

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7 Lame Excuses

November 2, 2017

Adults...this one's for you. Whenever we don’t want to do something like exercising we tend to think of creative excuses to get ourselves out of it. Excuses serve a simple purpose: to relieve some of the guilt associated with not doing whatever it was we said we were going to do....

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Developing Mental Toughness in Young Athletes

October 12, 2017

One of the greatest compliments an athlete can get is the label "mentally tough." Mental toughness isn’t a quality people are born with. Rather, mental toughness is a skill. Just like any other skill it can be learned. Coaches and parents are in an ideal position to help young athletes develop...

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Plan for a Purposeful Pre-Season

August 15, 2017

While the fundamentals of the game haven't changed, the way basketball players at all levels train to enhance performance has changed greatly in the past 15 years. The game today requires true basketball athleticism - a unique combination of strength, power, agility, reaction, quickness, and conditioning. A basketball player's athleticism is the foundation of their entire...

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The Perfect Warm-Up

August 1, 2017

Knowing how to warm up effectively can be the difference between your players surviving the preseason and thriving in the regular season or your players stumbling through the season due to preventable injury. Traditional warmups take athletes through a series of static stretches. There’s value in traditional stretch-and-hold, or “static”...

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