Spring is Coming

Spring ball less than 12 weeks away.  Preparing for the challenge is what we’re up to.  Good to see so many in Spring sports and getting consistent weight room presence from those of you who are not. Embed from Getty Images “Let your effort be louder than your mouth” Jeremy Boone Athlete by Design

Pokemon Go and the Athlete

The newly released Pokemon Go game has had much said about the fact that many pasty faced kids have made their way out of the basement and into fresh air to capture and train their pocket monsters.  The popularity can’t go unnoticed as the obvious head down, face in phone walk can be seen in…

Summer SHS Training Schedule

Do You Know The Plan?  Outside of team camp and Wenatchee camp the following is the daily program for freshmen through senior football players for summer 2016. Starting June 27th, Full Summer Schedule in effect ==>> Summer Strength, Conditioning, Speed, Agility, and Creative **Weight Room Freshmen – Mon, Tue, Thurs, & Fri – Ready to…

Off Season Goal Set Planning

Today by handout in the weight room and tomorrow in your teambuilr.com account are the questionnaires I’m asking you to complete.  I want you to answer from the perspective of the multiple sports you participate in.  My hopes are to get your thoughts on your goals as well as questions you have in regards to…

Cleaning the Scratch Pad: Nutrition Notes

A few notes I took from a book or webinar I completed a while back were found while cleaning up the office.  Simple and worth a quick share. Eat clean – Eat often – Stay hydrated Fuel Your Body Whole Grains Minimally Processed Food (brown rice & oatmeal) Build Your Body Beans Fish Poultry Lean…

Getting Ready to Get it Going

With my time freeing up as the football season ends I have the opportunity to start planning for the next off season run.  For four consecutive years working with the athletes at Snohomish High School there has been nothing but improvement in the numbers of participants and the timed and weight lifted results of those…

Summer Cycles

Spring ball complete for SHS football.  Great week of effort and learning for the Panthers in my opinion.  More refining in a bit with summer camp and Wenatchee camp.  Neither very far off. This makes the few weeks we have between now and those football camps as well as the only few weeks after before the…

Speed Camp Week

Rome wasn’t built in a day – With our Spring Break camp starting tomorrow, it’s important for you to understand that one week of a few drills will not be the game changer in your speed or agility.  We’ve laid a solid base with our strength training and now it’s time to start working on…

Firefighter Circuit

New group of probies coming to town.  Finally, it’s been quite a while since there’s been new blood in the EFD. Besides fresh faces it also gives me an opportunity to build a multi-week daily program to better prepare them for their first days in company. There are many ways to build this program, but…