I think there are 3 dynamics of athletic-based strength and conditioning that have to be accounted for regardless of the setting, "Physical Fitness, Healthiness, and Readiness."
Physical fitness is somewhat of a transient term because it's always evolving (progressing/maintaining/regressing) during a training cycle. Some qualify baseline fitness using maximum oxygen consumption while others use poundage or expressions of power as a means of…Continue
Posted on September 22, 2018 at 1:18pm
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