Blogs about Sports Conditioning

Pullups without equipment

In the below video, I demonstrate two pullup exercises using a door. All you need is a hand towel.

Developing Power For Your Sport

Nowhere can you see such a variety of sports in one place than the Olympics. Athletes can train for years just to reach an event that could be over in seconds such as the 100 metre sprint.

Are you an expert?

This is a long one my friends…Sit back and relax.

Activity Doesn't Always Equal Accomplishment

One of my favorite basketball coaches had a phrase "fake hustle" he loved to use.  If you're into sports you've seen it before.  It's the guy that lackadaisically dives after a ball after it's ALREADY gone out of bounds.  It's the guy that misses an easy layup and commits a foul on the very next possession trying to make up for it.  How about the guy that botches the play drawn up in the last time out, then feigns an ankle sprain and looks at the bench like "Coach, I need a sub!"?

Caution With High Elevation Training Mask

Please be sure to use extreme caution if you decide to use a high elevation training mask. You will want to get the device approved by both your doctor and athletic trainer before use.

Karate approach to calisthenics

In my new YouTube video below, I demonstrated some exercises that strengthen the wrists, fingers, knuckles, and grip, in addition to the muscles of the upper body. Allow a realistic time frame for working up to the more difficult exercises. If you have already worked through basic progressions for pushups and pullups, and have good flexibility in your wrists, you're ready for hand specializations.

Top Five Basketball Colleges

Basketball in colleges is pivotal to the success of the NBA and here are five of the most renowned. UConn

What Every Trainer Needs For A Quality Sports Performance Training Program

What Every Trainer Needs for a Quality Sports Performance Training ProgramEvery personal trainer requires certain tools to provide their services, but let’s face it—sports performance training brings the game to a whole new level.

Good Friday-Time to Reflect

Time to Reflect on what is truly important.  Click on this linkBlessings to all.    

Restoring a Child's Spirits After a Sports Injury

Sports are a very important part of primary school for many growing boys and girls. It's not unusual for kids to play a bit too rough, increasing the risk of sports related injuries. When a child becomes injured, it can have a significant effect on the kid's happiness.