Enhance Performance Article Archives

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A Really Simple Way to Increase Power - Knowledge of Results - External Feedback

A Really Simple Way to Increase Power

I have a really simple way that we can tweak our programming to increase power development.  And it’s is backed up with scientific evidence that shows you can get a quick increase in power, as well as enhance it even more by training this way over time. Want to know what it is?

Introduction to Performance Therapy and Training

Do You Want to Learn More About Optimizing Movement and Enhancing Performance? 

I’m really excited to be launching my brand new course for rehabilitation and fitness professionals looking to help people restore, optimize, and enhance performance.   It’s my Introduction to Performance Therapy Training course. And you know what the best part is??? It’s absolutely FREE! I want to help.  When we started our facility at Champion PT and Performance, one of our biggest goals was to develop a simple system for our physical therapists and strength coaches to help people move and perform better. My Introduction to Performance Therapy and Training program will teach you our 4-step system at Champion to assure you have everything you need to start helping people move and perform better.

Strength Training for Runners

There are still a lot of misconceptions about running and how to best train runners to minimize injuries and enhance performance.

Let’s simplify running a little more.

Running is a series of little jumps. The rear leg has to propel the body forward. The stride leg has to absorb force.

To minimize your chance of running related injuries and enhance your running performance, you need to understand both of these concepts.

The key to both of these is strength training. We can build tissue capacity to handle these forces much more efficiently, especially if we build a specific strength training program for runners with these two concepts in mind.

I discuss this and so much more in my latest article featuring an excellent interview I did with running guru Chris Johnson.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make Returning to Training After a Shoulder Injury

We have found helping someone return to highly demanding training environments following a shoulder injury is one of the trickiest areas to navigate. The knowledge our mentors have taught us and the experiences working with clients at Champion has given us some great insight to this challenge. We’ve experienced what works, what didn’t, and what really derails people when trying to get back to the training they love. In an effort to help readers out, here are five of the most common errors we see made when trying to return back to training following shoulder injury.

How to Develop Elite Pitching Performance

3 Things Baseball Players Need to Develop Elite Pitching Performance

To truly understand how to best train youth baseball pitchers, we must understand 3 things: 1) What do elite level baseball pitching mechanics look like? 2) What are the mechanical faults most common in youth baseball pitchers? And 3) How does youth pitching mechanics change as they age? In this article, we’ll discuss these differences and how to train baseball pitchers to develop elite performance.

The Science of Weighted Baseball Training Programs

The Science of Weighted Baseball Training Programs

Weighted baseball training programs to enhance pitching velocity are becoming more popular each year.  However, there are so many questions regarding the proper use of  weighted baseballs. We still do not understand so much about these programs. We’ve recently finished a huge 2-year research study on the safety and effectiveness of weighted baseball training programs.

How to get the most out of lower body plyometrics

How to Perform Lower Body Plyometrics

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on How to Perform Lower Body Plyometrics is now available.

5 Ways to Get More Out of Self Myofascial Release

5 Ways to Get More Out of Self Myofascial Release

Foam rollers are great. But it’s not always just about WHAT you are using to roll out, it’s also about HOW you are performing self myofascial release that is important. If you combine some of our basic understanding of functional anatomy with our understanding of movement, we can really enhance how you perform self myofascial release to get even better results.