I need your help!
I am running a sports performance camp at the high school I just got hired at, as the new strength coach.
This is anything but Ideal, this is why I need some ideas and suggestions.
I am starting to put together the program now.
Here are the dynamics:
It is a 6 week camp, held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday mornings with 3 one hour sessions each day.
I have not met or assessed any one…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2011 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments
I want to know what you guys are doing to improve mobility. I see it everyday. Lack of Ankle dorsi flexion, Hip Mobility ( IR and ER restrictions) and Thoracic Spine concerns. Also another issue I see is poor scapula retraction. We know what it leads to... knee pain, low back pain, and of course a number of imbalances in the body. Posture is a another terrible thing we see. I am kind of going to leave this open. I want to hear your thoughts. I will reply with what we do. But as far as…Continue
Posted on April 3, 2011 at 11:36am — 5 Comments
I will admit that when the Bosu came out, I was pumped about it. I used it all the time, push ups, as a balance board, all sorts of squats, and even for some core exercises. Truth is, I was wasting my time. Here is the deal, if strength is your goal, you have to be pushing from the ground or a solid surface! There is just no way to create enough force off of a bosu ball or an unstable surface. AGREE?
Now, there are a few things I like to use it for. I think it is a great…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2011 at 10:31am
Think it doesn't matter what kind of shoes you wear?
BS, it does matter. I hate seeing all these shocks and high heal shoes on everyone. Plus what is this fad about not tying your shoes and letting them flop around on your feet? Anyway. Here is my point. When you are doing any lower body posterior chain movement, you need your heal as close to the ground as possible. We take our shoes off for all dead lifts and hip thrusters. Even on some squats we'll take shoes off, just to…Continue
Posted on March 23, 2011 at 8:22pm — 5 Comments