On Friday I posted a revolutionary training tip from Nick Tumminello (a personal trainer in Baltimore) that has completely changed the way I write my dynamic warm-ups. In short, now I pair mobility and stability/activation exercises for each joint within the warm-up, instead of doing all mobility work first and all activation work second. To… Read more
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2009 has been an incredible year for me. I completed my graduate program at UMass Amherst, started a new job as the Director of Athletic Development at Endeavor Fitness, and moved to Baltimore with Emily. To keep the good times rolling through 2010, I’m making a list of goals for the year: 1) To remove… Read more
Phase 4 of our Rotational Core Power Training progression for hockey players, baseball players, and golfers includes exercises involving a strong rotational hip movement, energy transfer through the core, and follow through with thoracic spine rotation. The “Standing Cable Rotational Pull-to-Push” is a great example. Please enter your first name and email below to sign… Read more
Last week, one of the athletes I train approached me about an article he came across in Time Magazine. My reaction to his comments was: “You have to be kidding me.” I was going to blast the article and the complete lack of social responsibility Time Magazine showed by printing the article. This is just… Read more
Luckily, I’ve never had this problem. Other guys aren’t so lucky. When I switched the way my hockey guys do bird dogs after watching a video that Nick Tumminello put out, I’d say about ½ the guys I train either really struggled or couldn’t lift their leg at all. Watch the video below to see… Read more