The Importance of Recovery

Recovery is a arguably the most underutilized process in training. Everyone wants to train hard and often to get results and if you're an athlete that includes practicing your sport. However, without adding recovery techniques to help the body adapt and improve from your training sessions, the work you put in the weight room is... Continue Reading →

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Core Stability in your Training Program

Assessing and addressing core stability is an important part of a solid strength and conditioning program . The reason for that is the better you can control/stabilize your pelvis the better you can demonstrate force through movement. This applies to whether your goal is getting stronger and lifting heavier weights, or getting faster on the... Continue Reading →

Lateral Quickness Drills

Lateral quickness and the ability to change direction and cut is a necessary skill in order to perform at a high level on the playing field. Unfortunately many strength training programs don't address lateral stability and strength. Below is a list of a  few of the exercises we use at Zenith Strength to improve lateral... Continue Reading →

Are Our Youth Athletes Soft

Here's a guest post from Dr. Craig Liebenson one of the premier Sport Chiros and injury experts in the world. His article talks about playing in pain and the consequences of playing a sport year round and the evidence showing that playing year round is not in the best interests of an athlete who wants... Continue Reading →

Speed Training for Young Athletes

Sometimes as coaches we forget to adapt our coaching styles based on the age and development of the our clients. Here's a guest post video from Dave Gleason regarding training youth athletes in the 6-10 year old range and developing key skills such as coordination, agility, mobility and stabilization while keeping the session fun. It... Continue Reading →

The Power of Hip Strength

In my coaching experience the number one factor in determining athletic prowess is power output or force production. The athlete who can produce higher amounts of force into the ground is going to accelerate and hit top speed much quicker than the weaker less explosive counterpart. Since acceleration is essentially the “name of the game”... Continue Reading →

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