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June 10, 2021

5 Things You Need to Know About Creatine

Creatine has been misunderstood and seems to be categorized as “bro-science” or “big muscles.” Keep in mind that creatine is produced in the body and stored in the muscle, and 95 percent of the body’s creatine is stored in the muscle. Creat...


May 7, 2021

The Relationship Between Vision & Sports Performance

With more than 80 percent of perceptual input coming from the eyes, vision plays a significant role in an athlete’s performance. Every decision an athlete makes can be broken down into visual, perceptual, cognitive, and motor responses. We are well...


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June 29, 2020

5 Basketball Drills For Youth Players

As sports, and basketball, prepare to resume athletic activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, players have taken their team workouts and altered them to be done individually in a park or driveway. As restrictions begin to soften as it pertains to spo...


May 9, 2018

Strength: Principles to training for explosive power

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...


November 16, 2017

Final preparations for the new season

Coaches and players all over the country are diligently working to get ready for the upcoming season. I’m personally entering this year with great anticipation as we’ve continued to refine what we do and how we do it. From a sports performance p...


September 21, 2017

Strength training principles to get players ready for the season

About 25 years ago I was attending a basketball camp at Washington State University. I thought I was pretty good, but that was until I met a man named Kevin Eastman. If you’ve ever been around Eastman, a respected coach and trainer who spent time i...


January 22, 2017

Getting your team playoff ready

In gyms across the country, teams are making one final push to reach their state or national tournaments. As conference play comes to an end and the postseason ramps up, what are you doing to give your team the edge? There are three areas from a per...


National Strength & Conditioning Association
November 18, 2016

NSCA announces 2017 Coach of the Year awards

From the NSCA The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) today announced the recipients of its 2017 Coach of the Year awards. Accepting the Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year is the Miami Heat’s Bill Foran, ...