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 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…

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…

Gotta Have A Plan

A snap shot of a single workout tells me nothing when evaluating the potential of a resistance, speed, or agility plan.  Progressive and periodized are elements that can only be seen over an extended period. We ran the holidays with a variable plan.  We started the year with a 4 week ‘stair case’ plan that…

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…