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4 benefits of resistance bands training

Resistance bands are used by some of the top athletes in the world. They can also be used by athletes of all ages, whether you’re just starting to train or you’ve been training for years. This demonstrates their versatility as a training tool and should give you confidence that you can use them regardless of what ability level you are at. Resistance bands also come in all shapes and sizes. From mini bands to leg resistance bands to bungee resistance bands, resistance bands can help you improve as an athlete. They can play a crucial role in your progression, and, when combined with a quality strength training program, will give you the edge you’re looking to go out and dominate your sport.   So, why...

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Hips & Glutes...A Must for your Dynamic Warm-Up Routine

Hip and glute strength drives power and speed in an athlete. It is extremely important for athletes to activate these muscle groupings during every dynamic warm-up and to continuously work to develop these muscles. Effectively building up these muscles enables speed, agility, and power while changing directions or jumping out of a running position. It is critical for athletes to weight train these muscles just as they would do for other key muscles used for peak athletic performance, as they are often ignored or not trained to get the maximum potential out of them. What Most Athletes and Coaches are Doing Wrong… Although many athletes incorporate hip mobility exercises into their warm-up, this is not as effective as doing so...

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