Youth Training

Keto Diets Part II: The Importance of Carbohydrates for the Athlete

Keto Diets Part II: The Importance of Carbohydrates for the Athlete

I hear too many parents, sports coaches and even other strength coaches express that they don’t know what to recommend when it comes to athlete nutrition. According to what we know from the scientific literature, this article outlines the best way to make sure your athlete has the best chance to perform their best on the field, court, or mat.  There is too much misinformation out there and I want to make sure that you have the best information regarding nutrition and sports performance.

Should Strength and Conditioning be Sport Specific?

Should Strength and Conditioning be Sport Specific?

Looking at things from a developmental standpoint, young athletes need to build a big foundation of strength. Athletes need full body strengthening in the global expressions of human movement -- running, jumping, throwing, and lifting. Lifting being a large focus

Is Training Safe For Your Kids?

There are three phrases I hear time and time again about youth training – “Is is safe for my kids to be lifting weights?” “Doesn’t that stunt their growth?” “Will my children even benefit from strength training if they have not gone through puberty?” I can assure every parent not to worry about any of these factors; your children will be safe lifting weights.