Retrofit your weight room to improve strength & power: a case study

In this blog, George Filipiak, better known as “Coach Flip”, from Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, Michigan shares his experience...

Why you should train with Lift-X Strength Cords

We all agree that muscular strength and power are critical for athletic performance. And most strength and conditioning programs utilize...

Inside Pine Crest Swimming Performance Program

This blog is based on a Q&A session with Pine Crest swimming coach Katelyn Miller and strength and conditioning coach...

Northwestern Leads Way in Innovative Sports Performance

The Innovators One of the objectives of the Northwestern Sports Performance program is to “strive to be leaders in the...

From Training Room to Playing Field: Michigan Athletic Medicine

In the world of sports performance, we tend to be so focused on strength and conditioning aimed at performance enhancement. ...

How To Turn a Gym Wall into a Training Space

Many high schools across America are tight on gym space, and even tighter on space in the weight room.  And...

The 750 Club: Bench-Squat-Clean

Many high school and college strength and conditioning programs test the squat, bench press, and clean to evaluate muscular strength...

Train the Hips (Part II)

In a previous blog the importance of strengthening and mobilizing the hip joint using the Perform-X Hip-X Machine. Although this...

Variable Resistance Training in Advanced High School Athletes

Training with bands as added resistance – known as variable resistance or accommodating resistance – has become popular in strength...

Cord-Loaded Deadlifts using The Trak-X™ System

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   The Deadlift  is one of the most implemented weight lifting movements for improving...