December 16, 2016

All sports require some form of a hip rotational component whether it be running hurdles in Track and Field or hitting a baseball. We as personal trainers and performance coaches, do a great job when it comes to training to enhance rotational speed, strength and power...

The throwing shoulder of the baseball athlete is put through unnatural motions at high velocities in excessive repetitions. A predictable and often necessary adaptive response of the throwing shoulder is an increase in external rotation to accommodate for the throwing...

September 2, 2016

I have been waiting awhile to address this issue. I will keep this short and start off by stating that if you know the specific and multiple functions of the ACL ligament then you should have no problem constructing a proper program that minimizes undue stress to this...

August 30, 2016

The Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society has announced that Omaha's Joey Greany has been named the Pacific Coast League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. The honor marks the second consecutive year Greany has been recognized as the...

August 2, 2016

One of the more frequent injuries that I deal with on a weekly basis is the forever annoying hamstring strain. This injury in my opinion is almost completely preventable, however; many athletes do not put in the extra few minutes per day to prevent them. Many athletes...

Kettlebell training has been gaining popularity over the last few years.  Kettlebells are a great way to increase strength and power without the added stress on joints.  Another great way to include kettlebells into your training routine is to pair exercises together (...

Increasing ground contact forces by way of sprint strength training will help improve the start and acceleration phases of sprinting. Sprint strength training through the use of sleds, incline hill sprints, harnesses, tubing, parachutes, and staircases allow athletes t...

The question always arises, “how does the elite athlete make what seems like the impossible play in high pressure situations”? While there are certain intangible qualities including emotional and psychological control, of which are beyond the scope of this article, we...

April 1, 2016

As your outdoor activities pick up this summer and the temperatures start to rise it is easy to become dehydrated or to experience other heat-related illnesses. Here are a few simple tips to stay well hydrated:

  • Weigh yourself pre and post activity. Just a loss of 2%...

March 2, 2016

Traveling makes it hard to maintain your normal exercise routine, but it is important that you engage in regular physical activity, eat properly, and still get adequate rest. Traveling can disrupt your sleeping patterns, nutritional habits, and your exercise routine if...

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