RESEARCH TEAM QUESTIONS #2 Anabolic Window…. (1-hour, 2-hours, None at all?) Attempting to research and or decipher research centered around nutrition and it’s measurable significance when related to athletic performance can be difficult and some what ambiguous. The trouble with nutritional data is that the factors affecting the results can be so vague and limiting...Read More
by Nick Serio A Brief History (bare with me through this one)… Burnout as a conceptual and psychological detriment has been challenged and discussed since the early 1970’s. When initially theorized it was designed to explain, recognize, and define an increased lack of production among employees and or management in the workplace . Initially the...Read More
By Nick Serio ‘with a primal lens’ A successful coach is one who can guide and elicit the behaviors necessary in a given environment to achieve a desired outcome. Normally a coach is praised, ranked, or disparaged based on attributes such as expertise, coaching style, and methodology. However, in moments of competition, battle, or survival...Read More
PURPOSE: To help you decipher between coaches who care about their athletes and coaches who care about a paycheck. POINTS OF EMPHASIS: Letters after a name mean very little so get to know your coach and observe their passions The education of your coach can mean all the difference. Does their degree coincide with training? Or...Read More
by Cassie Reilly-Boccia Happy New Year AW Geniuses! As the 2014 year comes to a close, I wanted to talk briefly about resolutions and setting goals being that this is the common theme during this time of year. There are plenty of articles out there that explain, “10 Best Ways to Pick Your New Year...Read More
PURPOSE: The role that strength and conditioning could & should play in the injury prevention and performance enhancement of youth athletes. POINTS OF EMPHASIS: Strength & Conditioning that is positive for all of the youth community, regardless of whether the individual is an athlete or non-athlete. Absolute Power or Peak Athleticism is predicated on the athlete’s...Read More
3 Part Series: Why My Athlete Should Have Been Training Yesterday (1) Understanding Growth, Development, Maturation and everything in between. (2) How does Puberty and Athletics Intersect? (3) What Should My Athletes Training Program Look Like? Before delving into these complex transitions within a youth athletes life, I think we should take a moment and...Read More
by Nick Serio Purpose: The purpose of this article is to discuss the differences between sport specific training and strength and conditioning training with the intention of becoming an overall better athlete and well functioning human being! Main Points: -“What is the true definition of “Sport Specific” exercises and movement patterns?” -“When and how often...Read More
1 week agoby ath_warehouseNo training this afternoon. Everyone stay safe and we’ll see you soon! Check out our story for some snow day reading material
1 week agoby ath_warehouseThere is a lot of fear of training an overhead athlete, such as a pitcher, in an overhead position. Providing an exercise that forces an athlete to stabilize in the position they will consistently find themselves in is necessary as a performance coach. The banded weights provide an imbalance that the athlete must counter in their movements.
2 weeks agoby ath_warehouseSometime Coach Nick mistakes the landmine for a microphone....