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Why I Encourage My Athletes to Put Their Hands on Their Knees When Tired

If you ever played a sport growing up, chances are you heard a coach yell, "Get your hands off your knees!" while you and your teammates were gasping ...

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)...

Youth Soccer Tournament Survival Guide

It flabbergasts me that I am writing a survival guide on youth soccer tournaments. For something that should be a fun and carefree enjoyment of the...

Why Most Athletes' Recovery Priorities Are Completely Out of Whack

Every athlete is looking for their ticket to the top. The latest trend in which many young have become invested is recovery. Athletes are spending cou...

How My Volleyball Team Survived a 15-Hour Tournament Day and Just Kept Winning

My Elite club team and I recently traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts for our New England Regional Volleyball Association qualifier tournament. Thi...

Christian McCaffrey's Remarkable Dedication to Recovery

Christian McCaffrey's recovers like he plays—hard. The Carolina Panthers' do-it-all back played 91.3% of his team's offensive snaps last season, ...

What Is 'Load Management' and Why Does it Matter for Athletes?

Fans, coaches and developing athletes throughout the world now have yet another term to tackle and decipher: load management. Throughout this NBA s...

Taking a Short Rest After Every Rep May Be a Smarter Way to Strength Train

Traditional set training has recently been challenged, and with good reason; it causes muscle fatigue which can interfere with muscle performance and ...

5 Essential Cross Country Workouts Explained

Don't know what a "fartlek" is? No problem. Here's a rundown of every cross country workout you'll encounter...

How Bad is My Ankle Sprain?

Ankle sprains are the most common type of injury in sports, especially basketball. Each year, millions of dollars are spent in emergency rooms nationw...

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