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Educational Content Regarding Training Principles, Systems, and Strategies

4 Thoughts on Female Training

When looking at this video there are a number of things I can hear the keyboard warriors saying to themselves. “The box isn’t low enough!” “If it’s not ass to grass it doesn’t count!” “She didn’t sit all the way back!” “You’re helping guide the bar!” There are numerous things...

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3 Reasons You’re Not as Powerful as You Could Be

Working with athletes is a tough task. Unlike adults who often have a singular focus such as getting stronger, improving movement, or what have you. Training athletes requires a unique blend of improving every physical quality. I’ve said multiple times, health and performance are mutually...

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8 Ways to Level Up Your Team

The majority of training businesses have the x’s and o’s locked down. They understand human anatomy, programming, and can deliver an awesome training session that gets results. Contrarily, they seldom get results with their coaching staff. You might be experiencing the same issues. You see,...

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5 Lessons From The NBA 2021 Pre Draft Process

This past Thursday was the 74th NBA Draft since the inception in 1947. We as an organization got to be a part of it from start to finish. There was more weight this time around as covid restrictions have been lifted significantly since last year’s 2020 draft. This means more time, more effort,...

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3 Principles You Should Take Into Consideration for Basketball Players

Every summer, I spend the first 3 weeks prepping for the influx of basketball players I get. Over the course of the last 3 months I’ve worked with basketball players ranging from freshman in high school to NBA Pro’s. As with every great program, you should be finding ways to improve through...

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Exercise Selection and Adaptations for Athletic Speed Development

How to Choose the Right Exercises for Training and Adaptations In traditional strength and conditioning, we use “strength training” as a blanket solution to cover up for our gap in understanding how the body was truly designed. We use phrases of the like: Strength improves neural intent...

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Creating Your Training Model PT2

The VH Health and Performance Model Installment II CREATING YOUR TRAINING PRINCIPLES AND SYSTEMS In the first installment of this three part series we talked about the constituting framework for which your training ideology and belief stems from. This...

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Rethinking Speed Exposure for Modern Athletes A Model of Integration for Speed in Human Health & Performance

By Adam Menner, CSCS, RSCC, Ms. INTRODUCTION The further and further I get down the rabbit hole of human health and performance, the more I realize a centralized truth: Speed is the Hierarchy of Athletic Development. I’ve mentioned multiple times what I believe is the most appropriate...

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The Stress Scale for Speed Development |

Keys to Planning, Managing, and Improving Speed Over Time Adam Menner, CSCS, RSCC, Ms. | Expert from the VH Health and Performance Model Because nothing in life is perfect, daily stressors inevitably will inhibit our ability to train optimally. I knew I couldn’t manage the external...

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The VH Health and Performance Model Part 1

Complexity is the Enemy of Execution The VH Health and Performance Model is a model in which we strive to help an athlete, individual, or coach reach a new level of understanding that exceeds far beyond a training program. Our model looks far outside the narrow lens of one mean, method, or...

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