Soccer Science

Heads up: athletes currently under construction. Now that I'm in the full swing of summer off-season training - a comprehensive 8-12 week program 2-4x a week at Jay Dyer Strength and Conditioning, I'd like to give an ode to the process of performance training. Given we live in...

This much I know: knowledge is power. Especially in today's strength and conditioning climate, it's critical to stay ahead of the game with continuing education. And coming from a woman who reads a lot, I still feel behind. However, I'd argue that I possess some degree of wisdom...

Evolution is a crazy thing. And I'm not talking about Charles Darwin's discoveries with finches in the Galapagos Islands. But, holy shit balls. His work is kind of groundbreaking. And the conclusions he made about species of finches and their beaks? Okay, I'm being a nerd. Natural sciences...

I'll try not to make this post a dissertation. Although, managing the in-season youth athlete must be done with great care, so I want to ensure this is detailed and comprehensive. For the length of my career in performance training and team coaching, I've seen a myriad...

It dumbfounds me that people who aren't strength coaches call our professions a "hobby." Okay, maybe I get it. Because, from the outside, they see us frolicking around in sweatpants, tossing workouts together for athletes, not doing any real work, working out all the time, running athletes...

Now first things first: TODAY IS MY 200th BLOG POST. To say I'm elated is an understatement. A part of me wants to celebrate by doing naked cartwheels around my house, or by chugging a bottle of cabernet to the face. Or maybe both. :-0 I'm...