Happy Sunday! 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. Before we get to the weekly content, I wanted to remind … Continue reading S&C Week in Review: 1/31
A lot of people look at med ball work as a way improve/trains the anterior core for power, which it does. A lot of people look at med ball work as a way to train a very sport-specific pattern that mimics the high speeds that are similar to those seen in sport, which it does. … Continue reading More Than Just Power Development With Med Balls?
Why do I prefer the Split Squat over the Back Squat? ☑️ less risky for the lower back☑️ easier to get full range of motion for most people☑️ you get the same, if not more, benefits with less weight☑️probably more sport specific https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiOOzuuVxzQ&feature=youtu.be
Another month, another post full of random thoughts that have been going through my head. Hope it sparks a little thought in people and you enjoy! If you want to be great you need to surround yourself with people that are smarter/better than you. Greatness is contagious.The goal should be to get the best adaptation … Continue reading Random Thoughts: January Edition
What does a typical athlete training session at MaxWay Performance look like… First, each and every athlete will come in and perform a general warm up consisting of foam rolling, a few activation exercises, a few stretches, and a quick dynamic warm up. After that we move in to our Light Implement Power Block. In … Continue reading What Does A Session in the Gym Look Like?
Happy Monday! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! Connecting with athletes us a major part of coaching. It’s tough to be a great coach and do great things without connecting with the … Continue reading Monday Musings
Happy Sunday! 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. Before we get to the weekly content, I wanted to remind … Continue reading S&C Week in Review: 1/24
Our standard Bounding Progression that we use, the same progression I was taught in my time at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. Just like our Hurdle Jump and 1-Leg Medial/Lateral Hurdle Hop and 1-Leg Linear Hurdle Hop Progressions, our goal is to simply learn how the jump and land in proper positions, and then progressing … Continue reading Our Bound Progression
Slide Board conditioning is pretty standard in the sport of hockey but relatively rare in other sports. But should it be? The Slide Board offers a host of benefits that any athlete would greatly benefit from. A handful of benefits would be; 1. It’s standing. Sports are played standing, not sitting on something like a … Continue reading Slideboard Conditioning?
Here is a fun and challenging co-contraction exercise I’ve been playing around with in the past, especially with our hockey population. Couple reasons why I like this for hockey players; Bridging/Hip Extension: the skating stride places the athlete in a constant flexed hip position…more bridging and/or hip Extension is huge for trying to counteract that … Continue reading A Great Posterior Chain Movement You Aren’t Doing…