Core Work

Core Circuit as Warmup

I’ve previously mentioned on the blog that I like to put core circuits before my main workout. Primarily this is because I view core work as very important and often if it’s at the end of the workout, it doesn’t get the full attention it deserves.

As a Warmup?

While doing my core circuit this week I realized that certain core circuits can also double as a great warm up before the lifting workout. This makes sense as I view the shoulders and hips as being like the four corners of the [read more…]

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Puppies and Tigers and Ultimate, oh my!

 

Just got back to PA after spending the past two weeks in North Carolina visiting my friend, Geoff Horsfield. Geoff has two of the coolest jobs imaginable. First, he works at Carolina Tiger Rescue. Second, he works for me doing content management and customer service for The Ultimate Athlete Project.

My visit had three purposes.

Hang out with Geoff (and puppy sitting!) See tigers Start athletic development resource for youth coaches

 

Puppies

During my stay, Geoff and his roommates got an adorable puppy named Samantha.

 

While the guys went off to work I [read more…]

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Ultimate Athlete Project is OPEN!

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In case you have not heard of it before, The Ultimate Athlete Project is a website I started last January with the goal of helping ultimate players to reach their full athletic potential. So many people leave so much on the table because they lack an organized long term plan for their training. The Ultimate Athlete Project solves this problem by giving athletes strength and conditioning workouts that progress from off season strength and power development to pre-season conditioning in a way that makes sense.

Most athletes are used to working hard but they don’t know how to work [read more…]

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Perfecting Your Program Design: 3 Part Video Series

So I’m back in the US where I recently enjoyed both Christmas and the flu (one was a lot more fun than the other). And I’ve also been working hard getting The Ultimate Athlete Project ready for a new round of members. We’re opening Monday!!!

If you’re interested in learning more about The Ultimate Athlete Project, I’ve created a three part video series where I explain principles of program design. These are the same principles of program design I use in The Ultimate Athlete Project. Even if you’re not interested in joining, perhaps especially if you’re not interested in joining, [read more…]