Top 3 indicators of great training

Top 3 indicators of great training

There are a number of metrics that people use to define their workouts, Pain and Sweat being the top two metrics. However are those the best ones to use? The short answer is no, they are not! Pain is your bodies way of telling you something is wrong, and sweat can be achieved without little effort. It is time to look for better indicators than those two and a good place to start are the three outlined in this blog!

Stress and your High School Athlete

Stress and your High School Athlete

Working out with Stress can be the best way to control your levels of stress. Knowing when your athletes need a little bit of extra help overcoming stress can help you become a better coach! Learn how below!

MythBuster: Speed ladders Do Nothing for Speed

MythBuster: Speed ladders Do Nothing for Speed

Speed Ladders, A Great marketing tool but not as effective as people say. Here is why!

Champion's Mindset

Champion's Mindset

The ability to focus during a game directly correlates to the athletes mindset towards the activity. Webster's dictionary defines mindset as “the established set of attitudes held by someone.” For competitive athletes we have to take that one step further, not only is mindset the attitudes held by the athlete toward a game, but their sport in general AND the attitudes toward training for that particular sport.

Five Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Training Experience

Five Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Training Experience

The client/coach relationship should never be a difficult relationship.  Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Sometimes, coaches can be hard to deal with; other times, so can clients.  However, the root of the problem lies in poor communication. Here is a list of things that will help you maximize the time you have with your coach or trainer, so that you can get the results that you are paying for.

Bring Out the Best: One Implementable Quality Each for Athletes and Coaches

Bring Out the Best: One Implementable Quality Each for Athletes and Coaches

First, let me give attention to the athletes.  You want to be the best athlete that you can be?  Great, because we coaches want you to be that, too.  You’re probably wondering what sort of magic methods I’m going to share about getting faster or stronger, what tips I can give to make you stand out among your teammates.  Well, you’re in luck, because I’m going to share with you the one thing that will make you stand well above everyone else:

A WELL APPOINTED PANTRY

A WELL APPOINTED PANTRY

In any well-run kitchen, preparation is nine-tenths of the job. Mis en place for a home kitchen means having every tool, ingredient, and dish you need to execute your dishes without having to do more than pivot around a <10 square foot space. What follows is a list of things to keep on hand at all times.  These items are things that you will likely use on a near-weekly basis.

 

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Setting Yourself Up for Food Prepping Success

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Setting Yourself Up for Food Prepping Success

Just like in the gym, you can’t plan your workout until you know what equipment you have available. If you want to squat, but you don’t have a rack, well things are going to get a bit tricky.  You may still be able to pull it off, but it’s going to be more difficult. Food prepping is the same: If you don’t have the right equipment for the job, you may need to rethink your plan.