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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What did you do today?

Posted in: | on December 22, 2010 at 6:23 pm, by | No comments
If you’re in the northeast, you know what this time of year brings: cold weather, wind, and snow. Why would anyone want to leave this lovely climate for sun, beaches, and warm weather? *cough* I can’t imagine why. My...
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Check out my new article on the Boston Sports Medicine Group website

Posted in: | on December 8, 2010 at 7:21 am, by | No comments
If you’re a high school coach you should read my new article up on the Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group website.  In the article I talk about how simply it can be to organize a training program for...
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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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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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Hard Work – Trapbar – 455 x 10

Posted in: | on September 24, 2010 at 7:14 am, by | No comments
So a few weeks ago I posted a comment about one of my athletes doing 365 x 25.  Well a week later I saw more greatness as he pulled off 405 for I think 15, and then a week...
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Training helps you throw harder? Part 1

Posted in: | on September 20, 2010 at 8:28 am, by | No comments
During an exciting weekend of staining the deck and grocery shopping I was able to find some time to do a little light reading.  As depressed as I was from realizing that my life is slowly becoming more and...
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New Research Article: “Strength Training in Endurance Runners”

Posted in: | on September 3, 2010 at 6:06 am, by | No comments
That was the title of a recent research article that I read. According to the International Journal of Sports Medicine, there was a recent study (looking at recreational runners) conducted by Taipale et al, which looked at 3 different...
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Hard work and the trapbar deadlift

Posted in: | on August 24, 2010 at 5:41 am, by | No comments
As a coach you understand that there are good days and bad days; some days athletes seem to work hard, some days they seem to perform well, and sometimes all of the stars align and they both perform well...
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