In our last Tops of 2019 post we are sharing our top 5 Blog Posts of 2019. We also want to thank all of our readers and subscribers for all of your support over the past 12 months! We are always looking for ways to improve and would love to hear your feedback on what you liked, what you didn’t like and also what topics you would like to see more of in the next 12 months. We hope you crush your health, fitness and performance goals in 2020 and make this year your best one yet! Click the links below to be directed to the posts.
1) First Year Coach
Great post from Coach Evan Johnson as he reflects on his first year as a coach and what he learned along the way. This is a really helpful post for those interested in the field of strength and conditioning/personal training as he talks about what strategies he felt were most important to being successful as a coach and helping others make positive changes in their lives.
2) Shin Splints: Preventative Measures for Athletes and Coaches
Very informative post on one of the most prevalent injuries we see with High School and College athletes. Coach Guyer dives into the research on what factors lead to onset of Shin Splints for athletes and then provides some practical solutions that can be implemented by athletes and coaches to help prevent them in the first place.
3) 30 Skills Every Young Athlete “Should” Have
This post drew a lot of attention and conversation on the topic of athletic development at the youth level. As many of us know the world of technology that we live in is creating a slow decay of athleticism in our children. Less time playing outside and more time plugged into a device is literally ruining their ability to perform in sport and increasing the opportunity for injury. Here we provide 30 skills we felt every young athlete “should” have as we look to build strong physical identities in our children that will set them up for long term athletic success.
4) Make the Hit! Pads or No Pads in Youth Football
This post came from the fall of 2018 but it was certainly one that brought some conversation on a very controversial topic in the world of youth sports right now. Coach Guyer explores the research on concussion and impact sports as well as athletic development and explains why he feels we should pull the pads for youth football.
5) Lose Fat and Perform Better! Strategies and Methods for Fat Loss and Nutrition
Super informative post from Coach Evan Johnson and Coach Jackie Iannoni where they explore training and nutrition strategies to help you be at your absolute best!
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