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January 25, 2023

CSCCa, Coach & A.D. parent company announce publishing partnership

Great American Media Services (GAMS), publisher of Training & Conditioning and Coach & A.D. magazines, and the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a publishing...


swimmer
September 23, 2022

Dryland Training Tips for the Active Swimmer

When training to become a top-flight swimmer, it's equally as important to train on the land as it is to train in the pool. A recent story from Swimming World Magazine gave a few dryland training tips to see gains in the pool. Below is an excer...


diet
July 25, 2022

Study Suggests Exercise Will Not Offset a Poor Diet

New research has found that high levels of physical activity do not counteract the detrimental effects of a poor diet on mortality risk. The University of Sydney-led study found participants who had both high levels of physical activity and a high...


old school
July 8, 2020

An Ode to Old School Basketball

by Barry Hecker, former Memphis Grizzlies assistant coach

Having had the pleasure of coaching basketball since 1970 at all levels, junior high school, high school, minor league, Internationally, and 21 years in the NBA as a player personnel director and assistant coach. It’s been interesting to observe ho...


georgia tech
June 10, 2020

Georgia Tech Hoops Gets Back in the Weight Room

As student-athletes at various levels begin rearing up for their respective seasons in The Peach State, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets' basketball strength and conditioning coach Dan Taylor has developed an altered plan for his players. In a recent...


August 30, 2019

Encouraging females to embrace strength training

Athletic opportunities for female student-athletes have exponentially increased since the passage of Title IX. In the face of these opportunities is still the stark reality that female student-athletes feel like intruders in the male-dominated athlet...


September 10, 2018

5 training concepts missing from preseason programs

by Adam Menner, contributing writer

Preseason is almost here, which means it’s time to dial in your training. Preseason is the most important time of the year for a basketball player at any level. It’s the time to fine-tune and build upon the hard work you put in during the offseas...


June 14, 2018

7 strategies to avoid offseason overtraining

by Thomas Emma, contributing writer

Overtraining is the enemy of all athletes. It hinders performance and leads to injury. Symptoms include
a noticeable loss in strength and conditioning, increased muscle and joint soreness, lack of enthusiasm for workouts, and insomnia. Basketball ...


May 9, 2018

Strength: Principles to training for explosive power

by Henry Barrera, columnist

There are many parallels between life and training. One of the most fundamental principles in training for athletic performance is the concept of “supercompensation.” This is the process of transformation when you’re training the right way. Th...


April 5, 2018

Fitness made easier with new technology

Coaches want the most from their players during training sessions, but there’s a fine line between maximum effort and overexertion. Cross it, and athletes could be lost to injury. The development of new technology has made lives easier for coaches...