Staying abreast of the latest sports science research on the lactate response, mitochondrial adaptation, and supplementation is no easy task. We’ve got you covered with this week’s Freelap Friday Five interview with Dr. Martin Gibala, a world-leading authority in exercise and sports physiology.
Learn the speed- and strength-building methods for athletes that originated from decades of research into Soviet sport training with Dr. Michael Yessis. This Freelap Friday Five Q&A session covers sprinting, agility, and strength training.
Eccentric overload training can be an intimidating training tool for many coaches looking to improve the output of their athletes, but Angus Ross breaks down the method with science, anecdotes, and general wisdom in today’s Freelap Friday Five.
What methods work best for training speed with professional ice hockey players? How can the strength coach use data in the team’s fitness program? What injury patterns are common in hockey? This week’s Freelap Friday Five talks to Eric Renaghan of the St. Louis Blues about the unique demands of training in the NHL.
Working with high school athletes requires patience, as well as the ability to step back and see the bigger development and performance picture. Head coach John Corkle discusses the principles he learned as an ALTIS intern that have helped him coach at the high school level.
Navigating a marketing-driven industry such as supplementation and nutrition can be a tough task for athletes and coaches. Rick Brunner shares tips on physiology, protein, and when (and when not) to use supplements in the workout-window.
What are some of the shortcomings of the strength and conditioning field, and how can coaches (and aspiring coaches) best prepare themselves for it, as well as serve athletes better in the process? Find out with former EliteFTS education director, Mark Watts.
Prospective football players run through many tests and drills at the NFL Combine, but do they all matter? Paul Beckwith, director of sports performance at Apex Athletic Performance, talked to NFL scouts at the Combine to get their take on the importance of specific drills for athlete evaluation.
What are the key factors in individualizing speed and power training and tapering, based on an athlete’s physiology, nervous system, and psychology? Andy Eggerth of Kennesaw State breaks down his process.
What are the key factors in workout auto-regulation and recovery? Find out as Aaron Davis of Train Adapt Evolve lets us in on his cutting-edge evaluation processes for getting the most out of athletes.