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Plyometric Drills

Plyometric Drills

Stability Ball Impact Lockouts | Purpose: To strengthen the core and improve the body’s ability to absorb impact. Procedure: Assume a hand-on-ball push-up position, keeping the core (abdominal muscles, lower back, and hips) tight (see figure a). read more
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Assessing Your Athlete

Assessing Your Athlete

One problem that many trainers and coaches confront is how to effectively and efficiently evaluate human movement. To authentically evaluate movement, we must understand one main principle of training: The "test is the exercise and the exercise is the test" (Gray 2004). read more
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TRX Knee Tuck and Band Rising Knee

TRX Knee Tuck and Band Rising Knee

Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back. read more
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Cable Push-Down

Cable Push-Down

The push-down belongs in the isolating exercise category because only the elbow joint is mobilized. As a result, the push-down does not recruit many muscles except the triceps and the forearm flexors. read more
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Training Goals

Training Goals

Some want to improve their general health, some want to build larger muscles, some want to shed fat, some seek to get stronger, some hope to improve their functional strength and athleticism, and some strive to eliminate joint dysfunction and prevent injury. read more
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Exercise testing and training guidelines for clients with multiple sclerosis

Exercise testing and training guidelines for clients with multiple sclerosis

Complex skill-oriented exercises should be avoided in most persons with MS, partly because of the loss of proprioception, or ability to perceive muscle and joint position in space. read more
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Leaders help create sport organizational culture that values diversity

Leaders help create sport organizational culture that values diversity

Fink and Pastore (1999) introduced a framework for diversity management in sport based on an integration of research studies from business management published in the 1990s. read more
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The Ranger, El Diablo, and Redemption

The Ranger, El Diablo, and Redemption

You’ve learned the movement patterns, built up strength, worked on conditioning, and improved lagging body parts. Now it’s time to put it all together and see what you can do with all the work you’ve put in. These 40 workouts combine aspects from all the training you’ve done up to this point for the ultimate expression of performance. read more
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Adapting Exercises

Adapting Exercises

There is no need to reinvent the wheel. I’ve seen people create variations of Pilates exercises simply to be different or to avoid boredom. read more
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Take your training to new heights with enhanced edition of best-selling guide

Take your training to new heights with enhanced edition of best-selling guide

"Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness: Enhanced Edition" is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition. This total training package offers 49 video clips of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, letting you see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills in the book. read more
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