The TRX can play a pivotal role for newer clients lacking strength and athletes coming back from injury.  With the TRX Suspension Trainer, you’re able to un-load certain exercises, which allows the client/athlete to progress gradually. Doing so builds strength … Read more
I like incorporating this TRX hamstring circuit into my training regimen on a regular basis, especially when my body needs a break from the usual hamstring culprits that many are used to relying on; RDL’s, Single Leg RDL’s, Hamstring Curls, … Read more
With March Madness taking center stage in the sports world, we asked the head strength coach for Men’s Basketball at Washington State University, Scott Thom, to explain the importance of preventing injury when the season is on the line. To … Read more
Some reasons for knee tendonitis: Lack of VMO strength Lack of Mobility in ankles and hips Lack of proper knee tracking in squat portion of jump Lack of deceleration strength In this article I’ll focus on lack of VMO strength … Read more
This mobility + stretch circuit helps me promote recovery before I start another week of getting after it in the weight room. Make sure to focus on the movements taking your time with each exercise, focus on your breathing as … Read more
Dynamic warm-up is probably one of the most overlooked tools in athletic/training programs. Done properly it can prevent injury and help you to focus in for your training session or game. Thanks for viewing and Create a great day!!! -Coach … Read more
As a basketball coach and a strength coach the most common injuries are knee, ankle, and shoulders. I have covered preventative maintenance exercises for the ankle and shoulders and can be found by clicking the links: scottthom.com/2009/05/12/prehab-exercises-for-injury-free-shoulders/ scottthom.com/2009/05/18/prehab-exercises-for-injury-free-ankles/ scottthom.com/2009/10/18/best-ankle-strengthening-drill-to-prevent-injury/… Read more
CHEST BUMP!!!!! It’s been a great week, very productive! I appreciate you stopping by, in this video I cover four simple exercises that you can do to strengthening the tendons in your ankles and get them ready for the upcoming … Read more
Hey thanks for stopping by I hope you’re having a great weekend!!! Shoulders and knees are the most commonly injured joints for athletes. These three exercises focus on strengthening the shoulder girdle and should be added to your dynamic warmup, … Read more
Psssssst hey you, the one with low back pain, come here… everyone would get up and come over because, during one time or another each one of us has had low back issues. Part of it is our lifestyles ie … Read more