What They Don’t Tell You About “Getting Lean”

Whether you are an athlete or non-athlete, improving body composition can usually be a positive goal worth working toward. But, if done inappropriately, or if misunderstood, getting lean can have some very negative consequences to overall health and well-being, let alone athletic performance. It is important to understand and evaluate the investment and toll it will take…

3 Reasons Why Your Athlete Shouldn’t Specialize Early – Part II (Guest Post by Lauren Green, Brooklyn Nets)

Note from the editor: Since sharing the first part of this incredibly well-thought out and written piece with us, Coach Lauren Green (formerly of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization) has taken a new position, now working as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Brooklyn Nets organization. Even though Lauren has spent considerable time working…

The Best Coaching-Career Advice I’ve Ever Received

Choosing a career path in coaching is not a decision to be taken lightly. This profession comes with a hefty price tag, that of a strong-willed commitment to personal development and the improvement of each athlete in which a coach is responsible. This commitment takes great times, energy, financial resources, and mental reserves. The ladder that nearly…