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Important factors when training young athletes

Having worked with a large group of young individuals lately I was a wake up call to see just how little basic motor control some of them have, for example struggling to even pass a football in a straight line, well more that I hadn’t considered this for a while. 713 more words

Athlete Development And Strength & Conditioning

Let's Lift! Part One: Squat

A Comprehensive Series on the Importance of Proper Weightlifting Technique

Take a good, hard look at the piece of technology you are reading on, probably a  computer, tablet, or a smartphone. 862 more words

Fitness

The Push Up - A Magnifying Glass to a broad range of movements

While sitting in airport departure lounges and on trains in the past few weeks I was thinking about which exercises provide a clear picture of an individuals fitness, but also provide a broader picture of their strength and weaknesses.  374 more words

Athlete Development And Strength & Conditioning

Why Extreme Conditioning Programs Are Wrong for Athletes

Extreme Conditioning Programs (ECPs) like P90X, Insanity, and CrossFit have become very popular with fitness enthusiasts.  And while these programs may be appropriate for some — within reason, just about any exercise is better than none — they are clearly not the right choice for everyone. 277 more words

Strength And Conditioning