Jake Tuura

Website: http://www.jaketuura.com

Jake Tuura

Jake is a collegiate strength and conditioning coach at Youngstown State University where he heads the programs for Men's and Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Swim/Dive, and Men's and Women's Golf. He specializes in athlete performance and lean muscle gain.

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Can Your One-Rep Max Really Predict Your Jumping and Sprinting Ability?

"Just get stronger." These words are repeated over and over by many strength and conditioning coaches, leading athletes to believe strength is the ...

Pre-Workout Static Stretching Can Sabotage Your Strength and Muscle Gains

Stretching can play an important role in athletic development. Maintaining normal, controlled range of motion is essential to feeling healthy, perform...

A More Effective Way to Take Creatine

Creatine monohydrate has long been used by athletes for greater muscle gain and energy during workouts. Not many question its effectiveness, as there ...

Jump Higher With These 10 Tips You've Never Tried Before

For some athletes, vertical jump height is a major pain point. Those with the right DNA can increase their vertical by simply jumping more. But for mo...

The Simple Diet Change Found to Help Athletes Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

Many athletes seek an edge to increase their vertical jump. Whether it's a special supplement, lengthy stretching routines, Vertimax workouts, etc....

Research Reveals Unilateral Exercises Significantly Strengthen Both Halves of the Body

Unilateral exercises are becoming increasingly popular in sports performance training and for good reason. Unilateral exercises, meaning exercises ...

Why Band-Assisted Jumps are the Missing Link for Your Explosive Training

Athletes are in the unending pursuit to enhance explosiveness. Who doesn't want to jump higher, sprint faster, hit harder and cut faster? The ability ...

The Biggest Reason You Can't Get Lean (and the Easiest Way to Fix It)

Gaining muscle and losing body fat—it's everyone's fitness goal. There are millions of books, supplements, workout programs, coaches and meal pla...

Study Reveals The Best Coaching Cue To Use For Drop Jumps

Many athletes perform Drop Jumps to enhance athleticism. It's a great exercise to improve reactive strength, the ability to develop maximal forces in ...

Why Your Balance Training Isn't Making You a Better Athlete (And What to Do Instead)

For many athletes, balance training means BOSU balls, stability balls and a variety of awkward-looking tasks performed on wobbly implements. Howeve...

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