The Big Rocks: Anthony Donskov on Training Elite Wrestlers

The Donskovs know hockey. Father, mother, brothers—stretching from Ohio to Canada, Anthony Donskov’s family tree has extensive roots teaching and growing the game. While other close relatives focus on the technical and tactical side of the sport, Anthony’s specialty is high performance—he is a former assistant strength and conditioning coach for the US Women’s national … weiterlesenThe Big Rocks: Anthony Donskov on Training Elite Wrestlers

Taking the Next Step: Adaptive Training Plans

The data is fantastic, but what do I do next? That question—how to turn static information into dynamic action—regularly arose during trials of the earliest versions of Omegawave’s Individual application. Motivated to provide training solutions instead of isolated measurements, our research science team first responded by developing Omegawave’s innovative Windows of Trainability™ approach, offering athletes … weiterlesenTaking the Next Step: Adaptive Training Plans

Make it Cool: Fred Eaves on Technology & Training the Multi-Sport Athlete

No doubt about it—Battleground Academy is a unique place. Not only can the Tennessee-based institution trace its roots to the late nineteenth century, not only does the K-12 school employ an award-winning, full-time strength and conditioning coach (NSCA 2015 High School Strength Coach of the Year Fred Eaves), but in this age of club teams, … weiterlesenMake it Cool: Fred Eaves on Technology & Training the Multi-Sport Athlete

The Basics: An Interview With Canada Basketball’s Charlie Weingroff

Playing in this past July’s Pan Am Games, the Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team proved the program’s depth and quality by pulling off a dramatic, overtime victory over the United States and winning silver in Toronto, the team’s first ever Pan Am medal. Building off that momentum, this month Team Canada begins preparations for the … weiterlesenThe Basics: An Interview With Canada Basketball’s Charlie Weingroff

Man & Machine: Motocross Rider Mike Hibner

“You’re waiting for your race to start, you’re sitting at the gate, your heart rate’s 100 to 105, maybe 110,” says motocross veteran Mike Hibner, describing the intense cardiac demands of an outdoor motorcycle race. “As soon as you hear start your engines, your anticipatory heart rate is anywhere from 120 to 140, before the … weiterlesenMan & Machine: Motocross Rider Mike Hibner

A Healthy Balance: Family, Sport, & Life with John Newman

“I look at endurance sports in general, and especially triathlon, as one big math equation,” says John Newman, a cyclist, runner, and triathlete who launched the Family Sport Life blog in conjunction with his wife, Tara Newman. “You just have to figure it out, and that’s what I’m doing, slowly but surely.” An engineer by profession, John … weiterlesenA Healthy Balance: Family, Sport, & Life with John Newman

Elevate: On Mixed Martial Arts And Community

“Albuquerque has a notoriety as being a pretty tough place, a pretty tough town. High crime rates and all that,” says Adrian Gonzales, founding partner and coach for the Elevate gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “It’s fitting that a tough town would breed tough people.” Not just breeds — attracts. Located in the Rio Grande … weiterlesenElevate: On Mixed Martial Arts And Community

Staying In The Game: A Conversation With David Tenney

“It’s a long season,” says David Tenney, emphasizing the l-o-n-g as he describes an MLS schedule that encompasses anything but “a season.” This year, the MLS Combine began January 9th, players reported two weeks later to kick off their preseason training, the regular season stretches from the beginning of March to early November, and the deepest playoff … weiterlesenStaying In The Game: A Conversation With David Tenney