Back Squat Strength Levels For Ultimate Frisbee

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For an Ultimate player, being able to complete 3 to 4 sets of 3 to 4 reps at around 1.5 times bodyweight is as strong as you probably need to be. The culture of performance training for Ultimate has completely shifted in the last 10 years. Back then, few knew what a hi-bar back squat was and even less could … Read More

Health Habits Outside The Gym: Daily Joint Mobility

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This is the third of a 5 part series on what you can do outside the gym to maximize your progress and overall health. Next, we’ll look at doing daily joint mobility exercises. This is not a new concept, but it seems to be finally gaining popularity. In spite of that, it’s still not on the radar for many fitness … Read More

Health Habits Outside the Gym: Light Activity

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This is the second of a 5 part series on what you can do outside the gym to maximize your progress and overall health. This time, we’ll look at doing some separate light aerobic activity. We need to remember WHY we need to exercise in the first place to understand the importance of this. Most people today would simply say … Read More

Health Habits Outside The Gym: Sleep

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Over the next few weeks, I am going to write a series of short posts. They will share some ideas on what you can do outside the gym to maximize your progress and overall health. They will not be covering nutrition, a topic that has been beaten to death in many prior posts! To start, let’s look at sleep. In … Read More