When male high school athletes are training, they often ask, “How do I gain weight?” There are many groups that need to gain weight while training, but the question is most common among this group. The first thing we remind clients is it can be easy to gain weight, but you have to work to Read more about Nutrition Tip: Gaining Muscle[…]
We’re all dreaming of warmer weather. Many of us have been working hard toward the goal of looking our best in summer clothing. However, it’s not always the people who work the hardest that come out with the best results. A smarter way to achieve and maintain your weight loss goals involves taking out the Read more about Fat Loss: Explaining the Basics[…]
January is over, and that fresh “new year” feeling has passed. Have you kept all of your resolutions? Based on statistics from a survey on American New Year’s resolutions, 45 percent of resolutions are to lose weight or get in shape. According to U.S. News & World Report, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions fail Read more about 3 Tips for Keeping Your Resolution to Get in Shape[…]
It’s the Holiday season and New Year’s is right around the corner. During this time of year, many people are: Eating excessive amounts of food Not exercising or being active due to travel, get togethers, etc. Setting New Year’s resolutions There are many articles talking about things to focus on during this time of year, Read more about The Most Underrated but Important Concept for Performance[…]
For many strength and conditioning professionals, we got into this field because we love to work out and push our bodies to limits we never thought we could. When I first discovered weights, it was, and still is, an addiction. I couldn’t get enough of it and thought if I was resting, sleeping, or basically Read more about Why a Minimalist Approach is the Best Way to Train[…]
We have been explaining the Long-Term Athletic Development model and are wrapping up this month with the last four LTAD pillars: Pillar 7 Pillar 7 is LTAD programs should provide all youth with a range of training modes to enhance both health and skill-related components of fitness. Problem: Many people believe because of someone’s age, Read more about LTAD PILLARS 7, 8, 9, & 10 PROBLEMS and SOLUTIONS[…]
In this My Thoughts Monday video, the Human Performance Institute trainers explain the sixth pillar of the Long-Term Athletic Development model that HPI uses to improve athletes of all ages. The sixth pillar involves using physical conditioning, including weight training, to reduce the risk of injury in youth athletes.
We have been explaining the Long-Term Athletic Development model and went through the first three pillars last month. We are going to keep going down the rabbit hole, so to speak, of LTAD and the remaining pillars. We are going to focus on defining the pillar, problems, and solutions for each individual pillar. Pillar 4 Read more about LTAD Pillars 4, 5 & 6: Problems and Solutions[…]
In this My Thoughts Monday video, the Human Performance Institute trainers explain the fifth pillar of the Long-Term Athletic Development model that HPI uses to improve athletes of all ages. The fifth pillar stresses the importance of putting the athlete’s health and wellness first when implementing a training program.
In this My Thoughts Monday video, the Human Performance Institute trainers explain the fourth pillar of the Long-Term Athletic Development model that HPI uses to improve athletes of all ages. The fourth pillar focuses on the importance of trying a variety of sports during youth to acquire a broader physical literacy, or athleticism, to improve Read more about My Thoughts Monday: The Fourth Pillar of LTAD[…]