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…

Creating a “Performance Culture” in the Weight Room

A training session is only as good as the effort and belief committed by those implementing and participating in that training. For those who do not give the program full attention and effort, even the greatest training program ever written just becomes a collection of numbers and words. For this reason, among many others, strength coaching is so much…

How to Determine Age-Appropriate Training for High School Athletes

One of the hardest concepts to get across to youth athletes is the importance of age-appropriate training methods. If it isn’t advanced, complex, or professional-grade, it probably isn’t going to satisfy many initially. But, with a steady dose of patience and education, combined with a consistent message based on long-term development, eventually most athletes will jump on board…