Should Basketball Players Lift Weights

Posted in: | on September 28, 2012 at 10:25 am, by | No comments
There’s there awful rumor going around that basketball players don’t need to lift weights.  Even worse, they think that lifting weights will make them big and bulky and destroy their Ray-Allen-esque jumpshot. Boo hoo. Believe it or not I’ve...
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Should Your Be Doing The Olympic Lifts?

Posted in: | on September 26, 2012 at 10:56 am, by | Comments are off for this post
My recent viewings of the Crossfit games (yup I said it) on TV was a blow to my self-confidence.  After watching the clean ladder I was embarrased by my performance in the clean.  Feel me?  Sure I’m down in...
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Prevent Ankle Sprains – Exercises to Prevent Ankle Sprains – Part 1

Posted in: | on September 14, 2012 at 9:03 am, by | No comments
Been there, done that. In high school my ankles were so bad that one time I was walking through Walmart, stepped off of a wooden pallet that was holding dog food (the big 50lb bags), and blew out my...
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Work on your CORE

Posted in: | on January 3, 2011 at 7:08 am, by | No comments
There is lots of debate about the core.  As a matter a fact, I hate the buzz word “core,” and often wish people would remember the concept of the “core.”  The core is designed to be a transmitter of...
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Does your warm-up look like this?

Posted in: | on December 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm, by | No comments
I Hope not! I saw this video today and thought that the form so bad I needed to post it as a heads-up to people that while the turkish get-up is a great exercise–it should not look like this!...
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If you’re a coach you MUST read this.

Posted in: | on November 30, 2010 at 9:21 am, by | No comments
I just got done a brief training consultation with the Falmouth Boys Hockey Coach Adam Nicholas.  Adam has invited me in to help set-up and organize his off-ice training sessions.   One of the most important questions that I like...
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Foam Rolling, if you’re not doing it yet, you’re missing out…

Posted in: | on November 10, 2010 at 6:33 am, by | No comments
If you’re a trainer, you’re already having all of your clients roll.  But if you’re a coach, parent, or athlete and you haven’t started foam rolling yet, you’re behind.  That’s right.  My little sales pitch to you goes a...
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The Latest in ACL Prevention?

Posted in: | on October 10, 2010 at 6:23 am, by | No comments
My wife received a postcard in the mail the other day from a new product which shall remain nameless.  This product and apparently the latest research and efforts in the battle against ACL prevention is: not innovative training or...
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