Speed and Reaction

As athletes, we know that our ability to move fast is a foundational component to our success on the field or court. The individual who can run faster, change direction more efficiently and react to the ball quicker has the competitive advantage. To begin to understand how to increase our ability to move and react…

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Brain Speed + Body Speed = Real Game Speed

Over the years sports performance training has evolved significantly. Traditional training programs emphasized speed in relation to specific planes of motion. Generally movement was trained either straight ahead (sprinting drills) or side to side (cone shuffle drills). There were usually two goals attached to the drill: How many cones could you touch in a given…

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US Physical Activity Guidelines

The US department of health and human services issues the physical activity guidelines for Americans. The purpose of the guidelines is to provide guidance on the importance of being physically active in order to enhance overall wellness. Findings and Research Physical activity reduced¬†the risk of many adverse health outcomes. Health outcomes are enhanced with movement…

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