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Fitness is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or training goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete fitness sessions in addition to playing their sport. Fitness refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Maximize your fitness with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Try This Stadium Stairs Workout to Get in Shape

You know those bleachers at your local high school that's right down the road from you? We don't have to wait for Football season to be here in order...

Don't Let Your Injury Keep You From Working Out

Progression and RegressionFundamental human movement patterns are engrained in us all from the time we are born. Throughout our early years, we learn ...

5 Things Parents Can Do to Help Their Student-Athlete Right Now

If you are a coach or trainer that works with high school athletes, you probably have parents asking you what they can do to help their student-athlet...

Creative training routines for people with no weights

There are three groups of people, those who are struggling to find motivation to train, those who are struggling to come up with creative ideas for tr...

Why balance isn't what you think it is

Balance and "proprioception" usually take a back seat in many training programs, but what most fail to realize is that our movement all begins with ho...

Why Strengthening Your Core May Not Help Your Back Pain

"You have a weak core, that's why you have back pain." This is a statement that gets thrown around within the medical and exercise communities without...

4 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Emotional Energy and Increase Performance

Whenever we hear the word 'energy,' physical strength immediately springs to mind with the general belief that the human energy field is only physical...

Top 5 Reasons Your Protein Shake is Making You Tired

Believe it or not, many active individuals (even professional athletes!) struggle with how to make a great smoothie, recovery shake, or meal replaceme...

The Most Important Class A High School Student Can Take

Welcome to the most important class you will ever take in high school.Every year, this is my standard introduction for new students in my High School ...

The Benefits of Backward Running

For most athletes, their training includes a substantial amount of running. It's how we jog, sprint, and move from drill to drill during practice.But ...

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