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Core Training for Lacrosse

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-October 9th, 2014-      The core is a very overused and misunderstood term. It is often just used interchangeably with abs. While your abdominals are part of your core, there are many more muscles involved in your core. The core is the most important area for a lacrosse player to develop. It is responsible for […]

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Lacrosse Testing: How Do You Compare? (Part 2)

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-November 26th, 2013- On September 21st 148 lacrosse players involved with the Toronto Rock Elite League were put through an NLL style Combine. There were 5 tests in total and when combined provide a great athletic profile of each athlete. Part 1 examined the 3 Performance Tests. The other 2 tests were Movement Screens and […]

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Lacrosse Testing: How Do You Compare? (Part 1)

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-October 18th, 2013- On September 21st 148 lacrosse players involved with the Toronto Rock Elite League were put through an NLL style Combine. There were 5 tests in total and when combined provide a great athletic profile of each athlete. Three of the tests measured Sports Performance qualities related directly to lacrosse performance including linear […]

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Proper Nutrition for Young Athletes Starts with the Parent

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-May 7, 2013- “You Can’t Out-Train a Poor Diet!” This is one of my favourite quotes. You can train hard 4 days a week for up to 8 hours doing all the right things in the gym. But if you stop at McDonalds on your way home, you’ll never get the results you SHOULD be […]

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CrossFit Training is Not (Sport) Specific!

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Yesterday an article on The Problems With CrossFit (link at bottom of page) started flowing through the Strength Coach community and I thought I’d share it. CrossFit is popular, especially in the lacrosse world where Reebok is a main sponsor. If you’ve read any of my posts in the past (like this one, or this […]

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30 Seconds In The Gym With Garrett Billings

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A quick video shot by the Toronto Rock yesterday of Garrett Billings training with me at my new facility, The Dynamic Athlete (located in the new Toronto Rock Practice Facility).

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If You Want To Be Fast, Get Strong!

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With the NLL season starting real soon the players have been training hard to be ready. A common theme I heard from my athletes this year is they want to improve their foot speed. What I believe they actually mean is they want to be faster and move better. I mean Michael Flatley, Lord of […]

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