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conditioning

October 10, 2017

Implementing variety in metabolic conditioning protocols

While year-round conditioning is vital to the growth and development of athletes, it can be mentally and physically taxing. In addition to proper rest, recovery and rejuvenation strategies, implementing variety can reduce some of the mental tedium as...


November 28, 2016

Powerline: Developing size and strength in young athletes

One of the most prominent dilemmas faced by youth and high school coaches is finding safe, proven and productive ways to accelerate the strength levels and physical development of their athletes. The term “hard gainer” is used prolifically by str...


November 12, 2015

Legend Fitness releases new line of selectorized equipment

Knoxville, Tennessee — Commercial strength manufacturer Legend Fitness unveiled their newest product line, known collectively as the SelectEDGE line. SelectEDGE is a premium line of selectorized strength equipment that will provide fitness club...


June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...


June 11, 2015

The science of altitude training

The practice of training at an altitude is well-known among coaches and athletes, particularly elite athletes. The enhancement of performance, often at sea level, is the main goal for athletes training at an altitude. This is also called “hypoxic...


June 8, 2015

Conditioning for volleyball players

In volleyball, maintaining quickness and power during a rally or set and throughout an entire match is vital to maximize performance. The average rally in Division I NCAA women’s volleyball lasts 13 seconds, but rallies commonly last 30 seconds and...


May 18, 2015

Powerline: A Spartan approach to progressive overload

Progressive overload is more than just a catch phrase in strength training. It is a vital criterion that embodies the very essence of a strength training program and is the ultimate catalyst for the physical improvement that everyone expects to accru...


March 12, 2015

Maximizing your weight room

How schools are turning to multi-use equipment to get the best workout When it came time for Georgia Tech to upgrade its weight room, John Sisk wasn’t going to waste the opportunity. The university’s director of player development had redone ...