Is Your Child’s Strength and Conditioning Program Effective?

tired bball players

I have seen a growing trend in fitness that has bothered me, and that is the idea that child or teen athletes should be working out for their sport to the point where it causes nausea and/or vomiting. Furthermore, workouts are pushed past the athletes’ limits by trainers or strength coaches on purpose. Somehow, this is justified as a good workout because the athlete threw up or became nauseous, when the reality is that this is almost pointless, is dangerous, … Continue reading

Teenage Athletes – Gaining Body Weight

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I have a good mix of clients in my training business. I work with athletes from 8 years old all the way up through college aged athletes, as well as adults of all ages looking to get lean, mobile, and strong. Perhaps the most exciting type of client I train is the teenage boy looking to gain 20-50 pounds of muscular weight in order to give himself the best possible chance he can to get extremely strong, explosive, and powerful … Continue reading