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14
Jul

Medicine Ball Training For Throwers

Research Digest: Medicine Ball Training for Throwers   Reed Gurchiek BS, CSCS Article #13: Effects of Six Weeks of Medicine Ball Training on Throwi...

7
Jul

How effectcive is adding unstable surfaces to core training?

Research Digest: Surface Stability and Isometric Core Exercise Reed Gurchiek BS, CSCS Article #12: Electromyographic Response of Global Abdominal Stab...

23
Jun

Planks Vs Situps - how best to train for spinal stiffness

Research Digest: Sit-Ups vs. Planks Reed Gurchiek BS, CSCS Article #11: Effect of Long-Term Isometric Training on Core/Torso Stiffness Journal: Journal of...

9
Jun

Pitching and the Kenetic Chain

Research Digest: Calling All Pitchers The tenth article in the Research Digest series comes from the June 2015 edition of the NSCA’s Journal of ...

3
Jun

Building Elite Soccer Players

Building an elite soccer player does not happen overnight. It's a long process that takes places during critical stages of youth development. Young soccer...

1
Jun

Building Sprint Speed For Soccer Players

During a match, a professional player may run 30 to 40 sprints. These aren’t like a 100-meter dash. Instead, they range from 1 to 4 seconds over a distance of...

31
May

Developing Soccer-Specific Speed

Soccer players must develop all aspects of speed to be successful on the pitch. Max velocity sprints may be the most obvious form of speed, but soccer is mostly...

29
May

Soccer Players: Get Quick On The Pitch

Acceleration is going from stop to go or increasing speed while already moving. This is how you get ahead of your competition. "Getting a step on the...

26
May

How To Build Soccer-Specific Conditioning

Every soccer player, coach and parent recognizes that in a 90-minute game, stamina is important. The question, though, is what does stamina mean? What is...

21
May

Preventing ACL Injuries in Soccer Players

Soccer is an incredibly fast and dynamic game. Players are constantly sprinting, decelerating and changing direction to make plays on the pitch. All this...

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