The “Overtraining” Myth

The “Overtraining” Myth

Injuries are on the rise in youth sports. A 2009 study published in the American College of Sports Medicine has shown that in the United States, between 15-28% of youth baseball, basketball, soccer and football players are injured each year.  The same study found that, in New York State alone, the number of anterior cruciate…

Load Management – The Key to Better Fitness Training

Load Management – The Key to Better Fitness Training

For more on this topic check out our FREE webinar – Prescribe & Monitor Training Load Without Expensive, Time Consuming & Hard to Use Technology Periodization is fast becoming a popular buzz word among soccer coaches and fitness coaches. Last summer, the city of Toronto became captivated by the Toronto Raptors’ first-ever NBA Championship, spearheaded by the incredible…

At-Home Training

At-Home Training

Why You Need To Maintain Aerobic Fitness and How to Do It?! Is training for technical skills really the best use of soccer players’ time during a period of sustained inactivity? … the answer is no. Youth soccer players: if you haven’t already, you need to add aerobic high-intensity interval training into your weekly at-home…