In making workload or recovery recommendations, it’s important to consider the timeline of the anticipated training/recovery response. Recovery recommendations are often made with minimal consideration for the primary goal of the training phase or time an athlete has before they need to be recovered. 🥶 For example, cold water immersion can help reduce soreness/fatigue, increase… Read more
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Breathing patterns can have a significant effect on many aspects of an individual’s physical and mental performance, recovery, and overall well-being. As a result, “optimal” breathing has received a lot of attention in recent years, and there are several courses and certifications centered around teaching people how to breathe better. While teaching strategies to improve… Read more
Mike Potenza, who is in his 14th year as Director of S&C for the San Jose Sharks, recently did an interview for Robbie Bourke’s ‘All Things Strength & Wellness’ podcast. Check out the interview here >> Mike Potenza – Optimizing Adaptation & Performance In the interview, they covered a lot of great information, including: Mike’s… Read more
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
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