Eric Cressey himself breaks it down in this article, and how a teenage athlete should be training in the gym during their off season. Periodization for Teenage Athletes: Part 1
If you are having trouble determining what age your child should start lifting, and the injuries that could be associated with a lifting program, check out this article by Squat University to find some of those answers.
Check this article by Aaron Horschig and Kevin Sonthana from Squat University, to see what you can do to help and fix it.
Three years ago, I started training and working with people in a fitness environment, since then I have learned a lot about the mental side of exercise and the influence that belief has on being successful. When I was in college, my baseball coach would punish us for saying “I can’t.” I think at the …
Check out these 9 key points to prevent injury for youth athletes from the NSCA. https://www.nsca.com/education/articles/infographics/injury-prevention-in-youth-athletes/
AGE: 11 GRADE: 5th SCHOOL: Cape Elizabeth Middle School DREAM JOB: Trainer at OA FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAM: New England Patriots FAVORITE HEALTHY FOOD: Strawberries LIST ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 5th Grade High Honor Roll What sports/events/hobbies do you participate in? Field Hockey, Softball, Skiing, Art, Working Out! What are your goals to achieve this year? Improve my batting …
How do you TRX row? Learn all about it from Coach Adam Tielinen!
Are you doing your squat correctly? Are you squatting often enough? Body weight exercises can be very beneficial!
Two variations of medicine ball throws. Make sure you’re slamming it as hard as you can!
In society today, highly processed food is so readily available and is convenient to the American life style, but how dangerous is a diet with excessive amounts of processed foods? This article discusses the impact that processed food can have on a person’s body. https://examine.com/nutrition/how-harmful-are-processed-foods/
Everyone is looking for the newest supplement or workout routine to enhance their performance on and off the field. People tend to overlook the importance of sleep and how a lack there of, can affect the body. Here is a blog post from one of my favorite resources in nutrition, Precision Nutrition.com http://www.precisionnutrition.com/power-of-sleep-infographic
The squat, the bench press and the dead lift (often referred to as the big 3), are great tools in accessing ones absolute strength. However, all three are also very much skill based lifts and can take significant lengths of time to improve. Some of the most proficient teachers and performers of the big 3 …