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At what age can my daughter start lifting weights?

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

FAQ: What age can my daughter start lifting weights? Answer … It totally depends. I always recommend that any player have a solid base of physical fitness in place before they start working with weights. That can come in a variety of ways. But working your overall athleticism and functional fitness FIRST is ideal. Then, […]

Train Smarter, not just harder

Monday, December 28th, 2015

One thing I’ve noticed about athletes who do strength and conditioning work, is that many don’t really understand┬ámuch about the training, how it works, or WHY things are done. They just show up, wait for someone to tell them what to do, and they do it. To me, this is the equivalent of showing up […]

Does strength training make you slow?

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Share this article: Click Here to Tweet It’s a common misconception that strength training slows athletes down. I used to believe that was true. After all I’d seen players add weight lifting to their training. Yes, they got stronger, but they got slower too. Slower in running. Slower in pitching. Slow is not a goal […]