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Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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How To Increase The Intensity Of Your At-Home Workout

When the initial lockdowns were put in place worldwide, many of us were forced to train at home with little to no equipment. Fast forward to today, ma...

A Simple Guide To Pre-Workout & Pre-Game Nutrition

What you eat before your workout will help you achieve two goals:Provide enough energy to power you through your workout or game without hitting a wal...

Power Training for Baseball: It's More Than Olympic Lifts

Baseball players need to be explosive and powerful to throw, hit, jump, run, and change directions. This is so important it has to consistently be add...

How To Prevent Overtraining In Youth Athletes

The term, "Overtraining" frequently gets thrown around by parents, athletes, and coaches. Some individuals have a general understanding of what consti...

The Hidden Benefits of a Negative Run

Most runners have had those moments that seem to happen magically during a seemingly routine run. The pace quickens, and the focus narrows a little bi...

What Certifications Do You Need To Become A Strength Coach?

"Trainer" is a catch-all term often used by the general public to describe anybody responsible for designing or leading exercise programs for others. ...

At-Home Sport Specific Training Made Simple

Training at home, or with minimal equipment, can be frustrating for athletes and coaches. Creativity has its limits, and without fancy machines, a tur...

11 Essential Rules to Design an Athletic Program

Traditionally a good athlete can be defined as someone who is just in great shape. This is simply incorrect. A good athlete is someone who possesses a...

How to Exercise Outdoors in the Winter Months

During the cold winter months, the body has a different way of regulating. For example, it retains fat. The body knows fat is an insulator and holds o...

Top 10 Acceleration Drills

Speed is one of the most sought out athletic qualities. A play can be broken down into milliseconds' actions, and while several other factors go into ...

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