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Top Training Mistakes Killing Your Progress

So, you CRUSH it in the gym day in and day out. But, lately it seems like you've hit that dreaded plateau. You haven't done anything differently but yet the weight has stopped increasing, you feel like you're just simply grinding out reps, and training seems to have lost its allure. Your...

Squatting Made Simple – 4 Tips for a Better Squat

I'll be honest with you, squatting is far from simple. Everyone is born with the innate ability to squat, yet what happens? Most lose it over time due to our sedentary lifestyles and altered environmental demands. If you want to move some serious weight, you need to address a variety...

Tommy John: Not Just a Pro Baseball Injury

 25% to 30% of kids who have Tommy John surgery aren’t playing baseball two years later. The original article came from www.AthleticBusiness.com.  Here are some other statistics from the article that you may be interested in: In 2007, the Little League International board of directors unanimously approved pitch count limits based...

Baseball: Throw Harder and Hit Farther

Baseball: Throw Harder and Hit Farther Who doesn't want to throw harder and hit farther?  Those are two concepts that everyone is striving for. One thing I've realized about baseball people is they almost always know exactly what areas they need improvement in. The problem is they almost never know...

Nutrition Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

Nutrition Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season By Joey Mock, RD, LD, CLT   The holiday season is upon us when many of us tend to overindulge a little too much. It begins with the abundance of Halloween candy that is around before, during, and often times after (as nobody...

Baseball Players, Bench Press, Egos and Anecdotal Evidence

Baseball Players, Bench Press, Egos and Anecdotal Evidence By Joshua Ortegon, BS, CSCS Athlete’s Arena Sports Performance I know what you're probably going to say: I’m beating a dead horse. But before you indict, or even possibly convict me of this, I humbly ask you to let me plead my...

“Cross Country Tragedy” by Shane Miller

Over the last several years I have been asked by athletes and parents of athletes on multiple occasions if I thought cross country would be a good off season conditioning sport. It's a very simple answer that I do not have to think twice about.  I need only to paint this...

Essential Sleep

As we live this fitness lifestyle, we are striving to achieve and maintain high levels of excellence.  We  have high expectations of ourselves and often push ourselves to extremes.  There are so many parts of the lifestyle that need to fit together to achieve optimal results and growth, mentally and...

Combine Preparation

Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions: “How do I get noticed?” or “How do I get recruited and get to the next level?” In the past, there were not many avenues you could take to get to the college level, just play hard and hope you get noticed. Nowadays, there...

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