The strength coach for the LA Galaxy gives us two exercises he uses for his professional soccer players.. They also just happen to be two exercises we use with our basketball and softball athletes.
Physical therapist Mike Reinold gives us an excellent progression for the rotary stability plank… Again, if you’re an athlete and still doing crunches for your core, your performance will eventually suffer.
Strength coach Bret Contreras interviews French professor JB Morin about a recent research paper on sprinting. Although the interview is somewhat heavy, the underlying conclusion: don’t be just strong; be strong and fast. Train heavy, but also train fast. Add hill sprints, sled pushes, and sled pulls to a heavy squat and deadlift.