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Does tire flipping improve performance on the field?

Flipping tires appears to be a major exercise with many teams, especially football teams. I have spoken with many coaches who believe that is one of the best exercises that the players can do not only to get stronger but ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, MMA, Other Sports

Strengthen the lateral rotation muscles

The rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder play a very important role in the prevention of shoulder injury and in the execution of overhead throwing and hitting actions. The four muscles of the rotator cuff are strategically placed so that ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Other Sports, Tennis, Training

Is basketball becoming more physical?

If you take a look at most basketball players, especially on the professional and to a good extent on the collegiate men levels, you'll see that most players are becoming not only taller and bigger, but also stronger and more ...

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Posted in Basketball

The most ignored exercise

In the last decade the heel (calf) raise exercise has been eliminated from many collegiate and professional team strength training programs. It also appears to be disappearing from many high school strength training programs.

Many reasons are given for not doing ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, MMA, Other Sports, Running, Soccer, Tennis

A new exercise for running

I call this specialized strength exercise for runners the lunge-thigh drive -knee extension. It is for athletes who must run or sprint in their sport. It mimics the entire running pushoff and flight phase. At the same time it teaches ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Other Sports, Running, Soccer, Tennis