May 15, 2019
Have your athletes expressed an interest in sustainable food practices? If so, it might be time to add some eco-friendly elements to your sports nutrition program. The article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Training and Conditioning. By Susan Kundrat
May 12, 2019
  The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) announced last week the recipients of the organization’s 2019 career awards, honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the strength and conditioning community throughout their careers.
Strength and Conditioning
May 12, 2019
By Mike Gentry Two great exercises that may have lost some of their appeal but are still super productive and effective are pull-up variations and dip variations.  Both exercises require minimal equipment and can be started by beginners with assistance from an exercise band or manual assistance from a training partner if needed.  Both exercises can be performed as bodyweight exercises when the athlete is strong enough to do so, and both exercises can be progressively weighted for the advanced strength athlete.
May 12, 2019
Many teams hold training sessions or regular practice sessions in the early morning hours. Sometimes this is done out of necessity, other times coaches and strength/conditioning coaches believe it's a good way to instll the value of hard work and determination their athletes. But is it the best thing for your athletes?
Sports Medicine
May 9, 2019
In 1978 Gabe Mirkin, M.D., came up with the familiar acronym “R.I.C.E.” (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) regarding how to address inflammation. While commonly used, several studies have been published that question its effectiveness regarding inflammation.
Strength and Conditioning
May 7, 2019
The title of this blog represents my philosophy of evaluation of training methods. Look for the best in whatever you’re studying, what’s useful and applicable to you and your situation.

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