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Mental Toughness: Training Secrets for Winning the Close Ones

Mental Toughness: Training Secrets to Winning the Close Ones Shane Trotter, CSCS We train all year for the opportunity of success, yet at some point we...

High Powered Performance: Hydration Tips For All Athletes

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, our bodies are dependent on our hydration status for a multitude of chemical reactions to take place,...

Working Out on the Road Is Possible With These Tips

Working out on the road isn't the same as the comfort of home. Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you can't train. If you're on the road...

How You Are Screwing Up Assisted Pull-Ups?

Assisted pull ups are often utilized for clients or athletes that do not have the strength to perform enough body weight pull ups to include in their...

Can a Mattress Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Ever since my collegiate football career ended, I've suffered from spondylothesis, a fracture of my L5 vertebra that causes nerve pain down my leg a...

The Tech Tool That's Helping Elite Pitchers Throw Harder and Recover Faster

No body part has been as scrutinized, analyzed and mythologized as the baseball pitcher's throwing arm. Pitching is a full-body movement, but a...

This Rep Technique Makes Any Exercise Ridiculously Tough

There's a simple way make any exercise more difficult: Add a quarter rep between the first and second parts of a normal rep. Think this sounds easy?...

Learn When and How to Take a Rest Day

Too often I see my patients working out 6-7 days a week. Whether they are elite athletes, CrossFitters, or weekend warriors, they think that working out...

The Reason Why Many Softball Pitchers Never Get Better

In my 13 years of coaching pitchers, I always have a few softball pitchers that just don't seem to be improving. After a short discussion with the child...

Build Explosive Power With Cluster Sets

When designing a strength and conditioning program to improve performance, the most important aspect is to introduce appropriate training variables in a...

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