Improve your vertical jump with “The Finisher”

Improve your vertical jump with “The Finisher”

There are many products and programs out there to improve your vertical jump.  Some have merit, others do not.  Isolated calf strengthening exercises aren’t likely to produce a drastic increase in your vertical.  The biggest thing that will help you get above...
Jump Higher: 4 steps to maximize your vertical

Jump Higher: 4 steps to maximize your vertical

Playing above the rim vs. below the rim is a complete game-changer.  While there are many skills and physical traits that go into being a good basketball player, being an explosive athlete who can out-jump your competition makes a big difference on the court.   What...
The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

The Hockey Player’s Guide to Skating Faster

There are many skills and attributes that go into becoming a great hockey player – skating speed is probably one of the most important to taking a player to the next level.  But, how can you do that besides just skating more?  What you do in the gym can have a...
How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

The sports training industry has developed into an over $8 billion industry. New athlete training facilities are popping up everywhere.  They have become a popular business venture for many people who enjoy athletics and like to be around athletes.  Unfortunately, as...
5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

As snow and ice blanket our fair state in the winter months, the running “off-season” descends on those of us who fear the unexpected slip or dislike the brutal wind and cold.  While some may view it as lost mileage, I encourage you to view it as an opportunity to...