S&C Week in Review: 7/7

Just like every other Sunday, we have another group of podcasts and articles to read and listen to that I have dived into. Like every other week, there was a ton of content out there both in written form and through podcasts. Enjoy!

Weekend Review


Lot of really good podcasts this week. The more I listen to Andy Frisella the more I like the guy – he brings a lot to the table. Also, Dr. John Rusin is great. His thought process on strength and conditioning is one that I wish more people had.

Physical Preparation Podcast with Dr. John Rusin

CVASP #183 with Tony Stewart

MFCEO Project Podcast #307


If you are anything like me, you need as much help as you can get when it comes to mobility. Therefore, I recommend reading Eric Cressey’s article on mobility training and applying some of his thoughts to your daily wellness routine.

Random Thoughts – June Edition

5 Things I’ve Learned about Mobility Training by Eric Cressey

Considerations for the Director of Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance by Robert Panariello

Top Tweet of the Week

Top Insta Post of the Week

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“If breathing isn’t normalized no other movement pattern will be.” Karl Lewit. ▫️ . Attack the low hanging fruit. ▫️ . Diaphragmatic breathing is probably the simplest thing we can perform in the weight room yet is constantly overlooked when it comes to changing and improving movement and performance. ▫️ . Respiration leads to better posture. Better posture leads to an athlete that is more resilient to injury and to better performance. More resilient + better performance = better athlete. If you aren’t coaching breathing you are missing the boat. ▫️ . Some of the documented benefits of diaphragmatic breathing; ▫️ . ✅ a window into the autonomic nervous system to help promote a more para-sympathetic state. ▫️ . ✅ Decreases heart rate. ▫️ . ✅ Decreases blood pressure. ▫️ . ✅ Decreases anxiety. ▫️ . ✅ Changes in insulin sensitivity. ▫️ . ✅ An important spinal stabilizer. ▫️ . We simply cue an athlete to breathe in through the nose (3-4 seconds) and out through their mouth (6-8 seconds). Though it may seem like a small detail, breathing in through the nose and subsequently out through the mouth is critical as it stimulates the vagus nerve.

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