AW Geniuses, It’s that time of year again. Winter is officially upon us. Although the leaves have not fully vacated the trees and there is no sight of snow for (hopefully) a long time, the winter season at Athletes Warehouse started last week. This point of the year is marked by time our teams begin training...Read More
Dear AW Geniuses, We have officially logged two weeks in the books for team training, winter 2016. With so many athletes in our building at one time, our community (athletes, parents, coaches, and other professionals) often ask, “How can you possibly train your athletes with the proper personalized programming and coaching that is needed in...Read More
Movement progression is something that we use within training cycles and programming in order to ensure an athlete can properly complete a main lift. For example, if the objective of the day is to get a youth athlete ready to back squat, we are going to program the main lift first and work backwards from there....Read More
by Cassie Reilly-Boccia ‘It almost feels like game-day.’ That was the first thought that crossed my mind when I woke up on the morning of the Toss Daddy Open – a USAW sanctioned Olympic Lifting Competition hosted at Athletes Warehouse on June 14, 2015. I grew up playing softball my entire life and enjoyed the opportunity...Read More
PURPOSE: To explain the importance of strength training for a youth FEMALE athlete and debunk myths that still exist about women getting ‘bulky’ if they lift weights. POINTS OF EMPHASIS: Strength training can and will prevent injury for female athletes. How the perception of the female athletes is seen both in society and within themselves....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....