No, this isn’t a plug for a new Drake track. It is, however, another installment of the exotic fruit segment. If you’re not familiar yet, I have a strange fascination with trying new foods when I go to the store, more particularly exotic fruit because I can have it at work as a snack. Simply […]Read More Passion Fruit
There are certain things in the strength and conditioning/personal training field that make you cringe every time you hear them. Core is toward the top of that list, however, sometimes living in cliche phrases is what we need to do in order to communicate better with our patients/clients. To better define what it is, let’s […]Read More Core is more than a 6 Pack
I was sitting down the other day writing some programs out and got to thinking, which is usually dangerous. Fortunately, my head didn’t explode. Instead, I was thinking about how I like to program–balanced. For a general population, I’ll make sure to keep the pushes and pulls pretty even, accounting for volume and intensity. The […]Read More I Thought Trunk Flexion was Bad?
A common denominator for anyone and everyone walking in the door of our facility is a lack in strength or stability in particular areas of the body. Aesthetically, people want to know if they’ll get bigger (insert body part here), but realistically, two that are tremendously important should get better. Without further adieu, here they […]Read More Two Things That Anyone Can Make Better
This past year has been a roller coaster for sure. I have accomplished many life goals, changed things that I never thought I would change, and accepted life curveballs. Here is a quick recap of 2017. I made a couple of small life goals in 2017 that would help give me a hobby, something that […]Read More 2017 year review
I was asked the other day by one of my athletes what the ideal body mass was for helping his performance. Now, this could be answered a number of ways. According to “Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning” the text for the NSCA-CSCS, this individual should present with 11-13% body fat being a baseball player. […]Read More Body Mass and Performance
This is a guest post from one of my interns from the summer and current sports performance coach. Kathy is a very intelligent and driven individual who has donated her time around a hectic schedule to Young Performance. She aspires to bridge the gap between PT and performance and has some really good ideas. You […]Read More Guest Post: Time for a Change