Coach Mark Hoover got his start coaching male football players and running the strength program. So why would he want to train only female athletes? Read on to find out.
While the summer months may be a time to slow down and take it easy, it’s important that athletes not fall into bad habits during the season. Coach Carmen Pata has four tips to help athletes continue to train for the competitive season in the fall.
Want to add cutting-edge monitoring and learn how to build a high-performance network for your sport? This week’s Friday Five is with Brendan Cole, the start coach for the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. Coach Cole talks about how he manages a tough season with elite athletes and how to successfully coach remotely in this week’s interview.
Coach Carl Valle extolls the virtues of both the reverse leg press machine and the corresponding movement, which has a core benefit of effectively training the posterior chain in a way that transfers well to the field.
Jason Hettler of ALTIS talks about the idea of shared vulnerability in the sports performance environment, and explains how each of the four character traits of successful athletes and coaches branch off from this vulnerability.
Interested in training athletes who are blind or who have limited visual acuity? Through his own personal journey, Tanner Gers is familiar with the thoughts and movement patterns that blind athletes need to overcome, what exercises help them do it, and what organizations you can contact to get more involved.
Continuing education is necessary for all sport professionals, and it can take many forms. Carl Valle looks back at the five coaching seminars and clinics that were his personal gold standards—influencing and changing his beliefs and practices to this very day.
Want to learn how a huge variety of athletic performance experience helps build a global training philosophy? Find out in this week’s Friday Five with Carrie Lane, throws coach at the University of Wyoming.
Wondering whether pneumatic compression solutions are worth the investment? Read this updated look at the NormaTec 2.0 recovery system, a compression device that manages training soreness and helps athletes feel better during periods of demanding training and competition.
For years we’ve been told that VO2 max is largely fixed, largely genetic, and largely untrainable. To the contrary, exercise physiologist and endurance sports coach Alan Couzens makes a case for the trainability of VO2 max, based on real-world experience.