Nicholas Serio
The following article will discuss our belief as to how an individual can learn how to: 1. GET HEALTHY: As the game of baseball has evolved a major point of emphasis for all pitching coaches has been how to increase velocity. Yet, as professionals, we should never focus on throwing harder if the athlete presents...
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Over the past few years, we have been lucky enough to work with some very talented baseball athletes (more exclusively, pitchers) and decided that we would share 12 exercises that we feel have attributed too much of their progression with us.  The main focus of these 12 exercises is to challenge the athlete is all...
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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...
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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 [1].  Initially the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Change your have to to get to As soon as
    2 weeks ago by ath_warehouse Change your “have to” to “get to.” As soon as you don’t “have to” workout and you instead “get to,” watch the results come.  #GetYourMindRight 
  • This might be one of the most influential statements ever
    2 weeks ago by ath_warehouse This might be one of the most influential statements ever made in support of youth strength training. Injury prevention starts with the ability to absorb forces, not just create them. Well done  @scienceforsport  !!!
  • Our fearless leader Starts at 4am or if he sleeps
    3 weeks ago by ath_warehouse Our fearless leader. Starts at 4am, or if he “sleeps in,” then make it 5am... Balancing his doctorate, self-educating efforts, meeting with anyone and everyone, being a father and husband. And how could we forget... making athletes into better versions of themselves, not overnight but over time. His biggest nemesis is not having enough time. Sure it’s easy to open a gym, but you better have a  @coach_serio  leading it.  #onward 
  • We got to sit down with two awesome athletes Brian
    3 weeks ago by ath_warehouse We got to sit down with two awesome athletes, Brian Reda (Pleasantville) and Caroline Garti (Yorktown). Reda and Garti have a lot in common: They both are multi sport athletes, are D1 bound next year, and both worked non-stop to come back from a knee injury. To listen to their podcast (18 min), click the link in our bio!  @brianreda19   @carolinegarti 
  • Thank you for lifting heavy weights coach Jack
    3 weeks ago by ath_warehouse “Thank you, for lifting heavy weights,” -coach Jack .... :  @rea_speedwagon