Baseball team running on field

As coaches, we are trying to improve all the phases of our athlete’s sport. There are so many ideas out there on how to increase your abilities, but which one’s should we use? Throughout my years of playing the sport, I have seen just about every strategy of training that “could” improve your game. There…

Relay runners passing batons on track

Over the years of being a strength and conditioning coach, motivating athletes can be challenging.  If everyone was as motivated as I am about training, then there would not be any significant challenge for myself.  As a coach and an ex-athlete, I still want to be challenged.  When I first started with athletes, I figured…

Muscle Men

“The only way to get bigger is to lift big”.  That is one of the most overused statements that I hear inside of weight rooms.  Now, if you lift heavy and your nutrition is spot on, you can gain muscle. The problem with this statement is: 1. What if I lift heavy and eat a…

Thoracic Mobility for Swimmers

During any overhead movement the thoracic spine contributes ~10 – 20%. Although 10 – 20% may sound minimal to some, it makes a massive difference when you’re seeking improvement at any level. For perspective on thoracic spine mobility and overhead function, follow along with this video: In swimming, poor thoracic spine mobility limits the following…

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