Youth athlete development - the warm-up

Whilst sometimes overlooked, the warm-up is one of the most critical aspects of your preparation. Well-designed warm-ups have been...

Sets, reps and training during finals

In the last post, we went over fatigue and how this affects your training - in this post, we examine the sets and rep ranges to adhere to...

In-Season Training - Part 2

In-season training is sometimes a tricky battle to undertake - you need to balance training as best you can during the week, play a match...

AFL players - STOP training this way!

Regardless of your sport, strength training will increase your strength, muscular endurance, core strength ect. - but did you ever think...

Kids + weights = bad?

So, your child has just turned 15, they want a gym membership, you say no because you hear it is bad for their young, developing body.....

Bulletproof your hamstrings

Hamstrings of steel – decrease you risk of injury and prevent re-injury! It isn’t irregular upon asking someone their injury history to...

Are you match fit?

Many conditioning protocols and/or coaches over the years have focussed on endurance conditioning - either short runs with short rest...

Youth resistance training

One of the areas that has been unclear in addressing strength training for children is actual program design and progression. Previously...

Over monitoring and under-reaching

Monitoring athlete performance and wellbeing is essential for coaches and sport staff to detect trends that may progress towards negative...