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Goal Setting Athletes

Alright for this blog I thought it would be good to go back and look at goal setting for your athletes. I feel like the best way to start is to have the athlete go back over their previous season and have THEM set their goals. If you are working...

Time Management Part II

Routine is fundamental in maximizing productivity Establishing a sleep routine is the best first step to optimizing health Prioritize what’s important to you Develop a to do list for the day Routine and Discipline The single most important thing you...

3 Point & Block Start

Ok so you’ve enjoyed or are interested enough that you’ve made it to blog 3! Awesome! I’ll be giving some quick pointers on ways to find out how your athletes starting position should look. BASELINE START POSITION My baselines are relatively simple...

Golf Training and Why

People who know me and know how I train normally would be surprised to find out about my newest sports interest: golf. Why did I choose this? On the surface, it seems to be a complete antithesis to my usual workout repertoire: powerlifting, Olympic...

Running and Running form II

INTRO Hopefully my first blog helped you get some of your beginning stages in order and now your ready to move into some of the slightly more technical aspects of speed training. In this blog I’m going to be talking a little bit about...

The Violence which is Golf

When one thinks of golf, generally the last thing he or she thinks of is an act of violence. Now, unless your name is Happy Gilmore, golf is normally thought of as a quiet, passive activity, where an all over hush descends upon the crowd as an...

Time Management Part 1

The Process: Highlights – Athletes or trainees need structure not autonomy – Use short term goals to encourage long term progress – Use visual aids and challenges to prove to your athletes they are making progress – Practice...

Psychology of Doping

I first read this article expecting to see an unbiased look at the side effects both physically and mentally from taking steroids, but this was not their aim. Instead, these researchers were looking for different psychological tactics to get...

Running and Running form

INTRO Hopefully my first blog helped you get some of your beginning stages in order and now your ready to move into some of the slightly more technical aspects of speed training. In this blog I’m going to be talking a little bit about...

Eating for the Endurance Athlete

Often during my early morning runs, I find myself contemplating the important things in life.  How good I must look when I run, how delicious that bowl of lucky charms is going to taste for breakfast, should I wear pants or shorts today (the answer...

Quinton Alston Jr Interview

Can you give us a quick intro on who you are and what you do ? I am Quinton Alston Jr., born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Sicklerville, NJ. I played football at Timber Creek regional high school and then played Division 1A football at the...

Introduction to Speed Training

Hello and welcome!!  This blog is going to be about training running and everything in between. Hopefully you’ll enjoy reading my thoughts and ideas and even engage in some discussion.  My contact information is attached please don’t hesitate to...

Sprinting Mechanics

Though not every athlete is planning on competing in the 100 meter, short bursts of sprinting coupled with explosive starts make up a large portion of required skills in a multitude of sports. Whether coming off the line of scrimmage or attempting...