Strength and Conditioning

I'll always preach heavy strength training for several reasons: - Increases ability to put force into the ground - Improves resiliency from injury - Improves body composition - Increases mental confidence - Prepares people for the ending of the world - Makes flexing biceps more fun There's something magical about pulling heavy...

There are several things I take seriously in life: 1. Coffee. 2. My meme game. 3. Writing. 4. The current state of the economy. 5. World hunger. 6. Germany's performance in The World Cup. 7. My profession as a coach. Anything I take seriously in life, I approach with fervor, discipline and passion....

Full disclosure: I already drafted a piece for Stack.com similar to this. I outlined 5 strength drills that can be done on the pitch, and it should be coming out this week. However, this post will include the exercises I left out. Hopefully, between this article...

Every day, I ponder several things. Why is the grass green? Is the moon made out of Swiss cheese? Why do people spend money on organic food? Why was $10 billion spent on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and not solving world hunger? Will I meet Aragorn in real life? Out...

Recently, I've caught myself saying "anti-rotation" way too much. Why are planks good? Anti-rotation. Why are pallof presses good? Anti-rotation. Why are chops good? Anti-rotation. Why are body saws good? Anti-rotation. Why is the Tin Man awesome? Anti-rotation. While I am an avid proponent of anti-rotation training and believe it's excellent...