Cycle 3 Posted

Strength training for the off-season athletes, in-season basketball, and in-season wrestlers have been posted for week 3 of this meso period. Off Season athletes we are building consistent weekly programs.  Stay consistent for best results and prep for your next season. In Season athletes, your daily programs are labeled “sessions”.  You may follow these day to…

Basketball In Season Training

Not to be forgotten, basketball.  I’ve update an in season training program for basketball as well. – Access Program Here Seeing your practice schedule, mornings are likely your best opportunity for working to maintain strength and power as well as simply maintain your health throughout the basketball season. Programs designed for 30 minutes or less.

Winter Your Off Season?

This week is transition week at SHS and while it’s the first week of winter sports they shut down the weight room again.for those not in season.  A second week of wind down after a long fall season is not a big deal, but I know many of you will be accessing the room during…

Wrestling Begins – Stay Ready

Wrestling season begins tomorrow. Ideally you’ve spent several months preparing yourself through strength and metabolic training in addition to some quality mat time. Like every other sport out there… Just because you are now “in season wrestling” does not mean quality training is no longer necessary.  Practices will likely cover many important pieces of your…

Transition Time

For the highschool athletes this week is the transition week between Fall sports and Winter sports.  Snohomish High takes it serious enough to shut down the after school weight room time and while many complain I have to tell you I’m happy they do. The majority of SHS athletes need more time in that room…

Athletic Fit Testing

Monday the 18th, fit testing day. Calendars show it will begin at 2pm, but we will have a staggered start. Freshmen – 2:00pm Sophomores – 2:20pm Juniors – 2:40pm Seniors – 3:00pm I’d like you all warmed up and in the stadium stands at your start time. Shorts, T’s, Tennis Shoes, and Cleats, are all…

Throwers and Their Shoulders

Being a stand-a-lone strength coach with a high school team can stretch a guy. Many factors increase the challenge including the part time hours and the multiple sport athletes to name a couple. A special category of athlete is the thrower (quarterback, javelin, or any baseball player especially the pitchers).  You also find many kids who…

Spring Break Week

SHS guys.  Schools down and therefore so is the weight room the week of April 7th…. I’ve got a plan. We’re coming off a three week series of very heavy lifting.  The week off is well placed and I hope you all take advantage of it to deload.  You’ll benefit for it, but like I…

Heavy Load

This week is our final of the most recent strength series.  We will be over loading a few sets prior to the Spring break.  That will be an active recovery week and if you’re feeling you must get to a gym while the school is closed during that time keep it light and brief!. We…

SHS Program Builder Ready for March

Programming has been updated for March.  Spring sports are starting, but for those of you simply hitting the room for Spring, we’re beginning a series which will include undulations in design that will make you stronger and continue to maintain your size.  We’ll also move from the barbell complexes we tried out the past couple…