The Endeavor staff just started a new training program last week, and it has been absolutely brutal. David was quoted saying, “this is the last time I let you write our program.” Volume. My worst enemy. I was quoted saying, “uh…ah…oh…I hope I don’t throw up on myself.” In brighter news, I have some great… Read more
Posts in "Athletic Development Resources"
I have to run a training session (another decade-long groin pain case that has magically resolved itself with some focused training) in a few minutes so I’m going to keep this short and sweet today. Plus, I’m probably going to need a few minutes for another Icy Hot bath. Still a bit sore from Wednesday’s… Read more
Monday’s post dove into some of the common misconceptions about elite hockey development (and athletic development in general for that matter), with cameo appearances from a young Tom Brady and Sidney Crosby. In case you missed it, you can check it out here: Random Hockey Development Thoughts Writing that post made me think about a… Read more
On Monday, I ranted about introduced the “Neeld Muscle Fiber Continuum Theory“, which identified what I believe are pretty significant limitations in how the exercise science/kinesiology and performance enhancement communities views the organization of the neuromuscular system. Today I have another “theory” of mine, but one that is much more simplistic to visualize and one… Read more
When I was an undergrad at the University of Delaware, we, like most undergrads in exercise science or related fields, learned about different muscle fiber types. This is important information as different muscle fibers lend themselves to different tasks. As a very quick over-simplified example, some are more endurance-based and others are more strength- or… Read more