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...

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...

How to Launch a Human Rocket: The Jump-X

By Jason Avedesian, MS, CSCS, PhD Candidate @ UNLV Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (Biomechanics) A previous blog addressed the importance of...

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...

Tools of the Trade: Trak-Rak

The barbell is arguably the single most important tool when it comes to strength training.  However, the centerpiece of most...

A Checklist for Designing Strength and Conditioning Programs

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD In my role here at Perform-X, I get a chance to 'coach the coaches' and also...

5 things to remember for summer workouts

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD   This blog serves as a follow-up to a recent tweet, and allows for the opportunity...

3 things every high school coach should know about training the female athlete

The National Federation of State High School Associations estimates that there are approximately 3.4 million females who participated in high...

Training Considerations for Improving Muscular Strength: Q&A with Dr. Tim Suchomel

Muscular strength and power are critical for athletic performance, and most, if not all, coaches recognize the importance of resistance...

The Anatomy of a Perform-X Training Session

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS How do you design and “flow” your training session? Do you write out the...