Posts in "Recovery"

Strength Coach Podcast: Optimizing Adaptation and Performance

Strength Coach Podcast: Optimizing Adaptation and Performance

Last week I had an opportunity to join Anthony Renna on the Strength Coach Podcast to discuss our upcoming seminar Optimizing Adaptation and Performance. During the interview, we discussed: My assessment and performance profiling process and how it influences program design Specific examples of how to train around ankle mobility limitations Strategies to individualize training… Read more

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

3 not-so-secrets to effective in-season recovery

Today I want to share another post from my friend Devan McConnell. I asked Devan to write a post on the 3 most important recovery strategies his team uses in-season, as his team consistently performs well coming down the home stretch of the season. These are not glamorous, but they work. 3 Not-So Secrets to… Read more

8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Quality

8 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep Quality

Today I have another segment in the series of sports nutrition tips from my friend Brian St. Pierre, who wrote the Nutrition Guide for my new program Ultimate Hockey Transformation. For a “nutrition” tip, this article has almost nothing to do with eating. With the alphabet soup of credentials Brian carries after his name, I… Read more

Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 1

Sleep and Sports Performance: Part 1

This is the 1st in a 2-part series on sleep and how it impacts performance.  References for both portions will be included at the bottom of both posts. Sleep Dictates Physical and Mental Performance Sleep could very well be the most powerful recovery tool available to athletes. As powerful of a “performance enhancer” as sleep… Read more

Short-Term Recovery Strategies Blunt Training Adaptation

Short-Term Recovery Strategies Blunt Training Adaptation

Recovery strategies have become a popular topic, as athletes are always looking for a competitive edge. Trying to expedite the recovery process generally has one of two major aims: Alleviating the soreness/fatigue of training or competition to return back to a high level of performance Facilitate a faster healing process following injury While there are… Read more