Last week, sports psychologist Dr. Ken Ravizza passed away unexpectedly. I really admired Dr. Ravizza's teachings and tried to integrate them into my professional practice. Over time, I came to realize the huge value in his simply teachings and the significant impact these had on my strength and conditioning practice in terms of producing outcomes.
God bless, Dr. Ravizza, you will be sorely…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2018 at 6:41am
How do you gauge response from exercise? It's an important topic for athletes and one that doesn't come-up too often. Personally, I prefer to try and get feedback from athletes on a workout by workout basis regarding how they're feeling (healthy, ok, not healthy).
At first, I think many athletes are reluctant to provide this information for fear of how they may be viewed, but over time and when trust is built I've…Continue
Posted on May 30, 2018 at 8:31pm
Here's a few definitions that have a lot of meaning in training:
Organism: a form of life made up of mutually interdependent parts that maintain vital processes.
Machine: an apparatus consisting of interrelated parts with separate functions used in the performance of work.
Interesting how these two words are similar, but vastly different. Yet, in the training world the connotation is often to train the body like a machine. In all…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2018 at 9:25pm