Jumping for Sports Performance

In today's fast-paced world, sometimes more seems better. Because of the online access to videos and tutorials on exercises and drills, this kind of thinking has made its way into strength and conditioning programming. More conditioning, more reps, taller box, more drills, and more plyos. This couldn't be further from the truth...

Should You Deadlift?

There's a lot of anecdotal evidence that people experiencing any symptoms of back pain shouldn't deadlift. Arguments for and against are numerous which begs the question: do you even need to deadlift? There's some face validity to the argument against deadlifting. If you experience any back pain, particularly in the lumbar region,...

The Truth About Boring Training

Sometimes training can be downright boring. Doing the same thing week after week with only subtle changes to the routine can be mind-numbing. Oftentimes, this boredom can lead to program ADD. In reality, the boredom you feel is completely normal. The only way to get better at something is to...
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