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Overhead Pressing

Overhead Pressing

As mentioned in the section on vertical and horizontal pulling, straight bars determine the bar path and the shoulder motion for the lifter. Like the individual handles on the newer functional trainers or the handles of a suspension trainer, dumbbells allow the shoulder to have more freedom. read more
Three types of Masters Athletes

Three types of Masters Athletes

Not all masters runners are created alike. Because of differences in training background and motivation, some masters athletes experience a period of record-setting racing while others struggle to ward off a steady decline. read more
Leadership Mindset

Leadership Mindset

Leadership is a way of thinking. It begins in the head of each player with a desire to achieve and a willingness to take responsibility. read more
Foundational Movement 1: Squats

Foundational Movement 1: Squats

To use squats as part of a HIIT program, you need to understand why they are done and how to perform them. Squats are foundational moves because they are part of everyday activities in which body weight is evenly distributed through both feet (e.g., bending down to pick something up off the floor, lowering into a chair or onto a toilet seat). read more
Can good judgment lead to a misadventure?

Can good judgment lead to a misadventure?

Good judgment and decision making characterize effective outdoor leaders. read more
Pose: Triangle and Extended Triangle

Pose: Triangle and Extended Triangle

Triangle pose and extended triangle pose represent a strong mental and physical foundation formed by the two bottom points of the triangle. read more
When to start training children for distance running

When to start training children for distance running

Research shows that, pound for pound, normally active 6- to 8-year-olds have V\od\O2max values as high as, or sometimes even higher than, recreational adult runners who train 30 to 40 miles (about 48 to 64 km) a week. read more
General recommendations and strategies to better communicate

General recommendations and strategies to better communicate

Many students with ASD have trouble understanding spoken language. read more
Back Squat Test

Back Squat Test

One of the best indicators of lower-body and core strength is the back squat. This king of exercises is a great way to assess the strength and flexibility of all lacrosse players, regardless of position. read more
Dumbbell and Kettlebells

Dumbbell and Kettlebells

Once body weight and bands or cables are mastered, dumbbells (DB) and kettlebells (KB) are the equipment of choice to externally load any functional training exercise. Because they allow you to load each hand and perform exercises on the right side and left side, they can address muscular imbalances easily and naturally. read more
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