Yes, this is another glute medius article. If you haven’t seen a pattern yet, you’re probably not good at the game Clue. Mike Reinhold, one of the best Physical Therapists in the country, gives us a simple exercise to help strengthen the glute medius. A strong glute medius = a healthier athlete. Add this exercise to your activation component of your program immediately!
Although not the best article we’ve ever read on speed training, this one is pretty simple and straight forward. It gives us an arsenal of of speed training weapons. Hill sprints are one of the most overlooked methods. They also happen to be Jerry Rice’s exercise of choice when he played in the NFL. Don’t forget strength training though. Get strong. Get fast.
If you are going to have your child strength train, you better make sure the trainer understands your child is an athlete, not a bodybuilder. In the end, the trainer can actually do more harm than good. If you hear the training mention Monday is chest/back, run as fast as you can.
Mike gives us a good overall view of what a program should look like for most young athletes no matter what sport they participate in. Remember, the tortoise won the race!