In the world of athletics, there seems to be a new bone of contention between coaches. In question is if hypertrophy has a place in athletics.
In my 40-plus years of training in the gym, I have probably tried every imaginable variation in training theory. As Louie’s words echo into eternity, “Everything
Romanian deadlifts (RDLs), in every form and variation, are a staple in most strength and conditioning programs in high school, collegiate, and professional baseball.
Most of you reading this have, at some point, played sports or coached an athlete. While we do the best of our capabilities to improve the athlete, we
Let me start by saying that specialty bars, as awesome and useful as they are, are not necessary for athlete success. However, if one has access to them
If you are a strength and conditioning coach, a needs analysis is the foundation of everything you do. You will identify the most important actions and
The starting point of my Quadrant Management System (QMS) is the Exercise Selection Chart. This chart allows all players to begin the journey in the system
Sports have evolved over the last decade and will continue to evolve during the next decade. We can agree on that point, but questions arise about how
James “The Thinker” Smith said something along the lines of, “Debating exercises is pointless because all training is GPP.” This has stuck with me.