Monthly Archives: May 2022

Acceleration vs. Max Speed

Acceleration vs. Max Speed

There are several notable differences in the stride pattern and muscular contributions of acceleration and max speed – both in running and skating. I shared some of the differences in skating characteristics in previous posts that you can find by clicking on the #SpeedTraining highlight on my instagram account. The images above are taken from… Read more

Transferring Single-Leg Strength to Sport

Transferring Single-Leg Strength to Sport

Training single-leg strength in a variety of patterns is one of the keys to having strength improvements transfer to the dynamic environment of sport. This video is of a 1-Arm DB 1-Leg Lateral Slideboard Lunge, a supplementary exercise that serves two primary purposes: 1️⃣ Develop single leg strength, with control against competing lateral forces2️⃣ Develop… Read more

Curiosity, Humility, and Success

Curiosity, Humility, and Success

Great quote from my friend @dmcconnell29 in an interview he did with @fergus.connelly for the @teamsportmasterclass. The most successful people I know in the performance and rehab fields have continued to learn, grow, and evolve throughout their career. They recognize there’s always more to learn, have the curiosity to pursue new information, and the humility… Read more

3 Exercises to Improve Internal Rotation

3 Exercises to Improve Internal Rotation

Hip internal rotation has many important implications for athletic performance. ➡️ Loading through the stance phase to maximize the efficiency of push-off. ➡️ Creating power in cross-over patterns as the drive leg pushes under the body. ➡️ Improving single-leg stability by allowing the body to center over the foot/base of support. ➡️ Minimizing risk of… Read more