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Day-to-day nutrition for healthy growth

Day-to-day nutrition for healthy growth

Because I counsel young athletes, I work with a lot of parents and families. Most parents have very specific questions about fueling for sports. They want to know what to eat before an event, how much to drink during a game, and what the best meal is for recovery. read more
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Cultural Dance

Cultural Dance

Close your eyes. Visualize a traditional dance pose or step from a specific culture. Open your eyes and show it to your classmates. Ask them to identify the country by your demonstration of the pose or step. read more
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Understand strength and conditioning technology

Understand strength and conditioning technology

If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. If you can’t manage it, you can’t accomplish it. This is a motto BFS has employed right from the start, because we know that a key method of ensuring continual results is to have a goal every time you train. read more
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Master standard and sport-specific auxiliary lifts

Master standard and sport-specific auxiliary lifts

Auxiliary lifts are special exercises that are sport specific and help prevent injuries common in a sport. Chin-ups and lat pull-downs would be sport-specific exercises for baseball players because the latissimus dorsi muscles of the upper back internally rotate the upper arms. read more
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Who should use the Bigger Faster Stronger readiness program?

Who should use the Bigger Faster Stronger readiness program?

Although many athletes will be ready to jump right into the BFS set - rep system, others are more suited to starting with the BFS Readiness Program. Here are some examples. read more
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Nutrition Before Resistance Training

Nutrition Before Resistance Training

The main purpose of the preexercise meal, consumed within an hour or less before resistance training, is to hydrate the athlete, top off glycogen stores, and decrease hunger. read more
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Nutrients

Nutrients

There are six groups of nutrients: carbohydrate, lipids, protein, vitamins, minerals, and water. Alcohol is not a nutrient, but it does contain energy (calories). read more
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Dehydration and Hypohydration

Dehydration and Hypohydration

Whereas dehydration refers to the process of losing body water, hypohydration is the uncompensated loss of body water. Depending on the amount of body fluid lost, hypohydration can be mild, moderate, or severe. read more
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Protein in Exercise and Sport

Protein in Exercise and Sport

Many people think that since muscle fibers are made up of protein, building and maintaining muscle must require large amounts of protein consumed from the diet. In reality, dietary protein is just one part of the equation to promote an optimal environment for muscles to adapt to physical training. read more
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Passing with a purpose: Sample quarterback drills

Passing with a purpose: Sample quarterback drills

Leading up to summer camp, the quarterback must pass the ball at least 250 times each day. read more
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