Staying Warm on the Volleyball Court!

Staying Warm on the Volleyball Court!

Is practice moving slowly? Are you on the bench waiting to get subbed in? Is it November and you can’t seem to shake the chill in the air? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions you are probably having trouble staying warm enough to perform optimally in a...
Jump Higher: Exercise of the Month

Jump Higher: Exercise of the Month

Do you want to jump higher? Of course you do! Here is one exercise which will help you to improve your jump. Try these tips and reach for the stars!       Nose breakers!- You are targeting your hamstrings and glutes-oh ya…if you don’t use your pecs, tri’s and arms you...
Jump Higher: What you need to know!

Jump Higher: What you need to know!

All you want is to jump like Michael Jordan or Leonel Marshall. There are many aspects affecting your jump. Very important aspects are quality of your training and your weight.       Quality vs Quantity? Most people have done some plyometric training to improve their...
3 essential warm-up factors

3 essential warm-up factors

You know already how to stretch and warm-up from my previous article. Today we will focus on the range of motion, improving flexibility and warm-up length.   1. What about Range of Motion?  I am a firm believer in having appropriate range of motion for the sport being...
Dynamic vs Static: How to Stretch and Warm-up?

Dynamic vs Static: How to Stretch and Warm-up?

Here is the question…How should an athlete warm-up and what type of stretching should they do pre-workout or match and post?       I have been asked this question so many times that my answer is pretty rehearsed by now-so here is the short version… After...