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Are We Building Better Athletes or Just Weight Room All-Stars?

The field of strength and conditioning is at a pivotal fork in the road. In an industry obsessed with appearance and weight room PRs, every coach, ath...

The Weird Sprinting Cue That Actually Works

A coach can scream sprinting cues until they're blue in the face, but unless their athletes are being timed, it likely won't make much of a difference...

A Strength Coach's Job is Bigger Than One-Rep Maxes

Strength and conditioning coaches are often the ones who are screaming about "the process" and how important it is to stay the course. When it come...

Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

6 Killer Kettlebell Warm-Ups for Team Sports Training

Kettlebells exploded on the strength and conditioning scene over 20 years ago and they remain very popular with strength and power athletes. Kettlebel...

6 Steps to Help You Land Your Dream Job in the Strength and Conditioning Field

Everybody wants to love what they do. If you want to land a job in the strength and conditioning field, you're not alone. The passion, the people, the...

3 Steps to Help Young Athletes Get Fast, Faster

If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over preparing to play the sport. Of c...

Your Eyes Could Be Killing The Effectiveness of Your Training. Here's How to Fix It

Vision. It's one of the most underrated components of athletic performance. Can you imagine a blindfolded LeBron James or Tom Brady trying to lead ...

Meet the First Performance Coach to Get His Own Signature Training Shoe, Thanks to New Balance

He just joined the ranks of LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal and Michael Jordan, but you wouldn't know it by talking to him. With the unveiling of th...

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