Central Nervous System

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The Key Chemical for Recovery You're Probably Ignoring (And How to Make More Of It)

It's a simple formula: The quicker you recover, the more training volume you can handle. Done right, greater volume/intensity of training results i...

You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

What Athletes Need to Know About The Nervous System

The Nervous System consist of three major parts: the central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), and autonomic nervous system (ANS)...

Why Young Athletes Shouldn't Lift Every Day

I've begun to notice a troubling trend with my athletes. As a director of strength and conditioning at a private high school, I oversee many liftin...

Stretch, Engage, Activate: The 3 Things You Should Do Before Every Workout

Jumping straight into an intense workout without a proper warm-up is a recipe for disaster. Yet spending 30 minutes stretching before every lift is a ...