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Be SHOCKED by your own fitness!

I will never forget the Monday after the Beth Coltman Memorial tournament last year.  Going into the tournament I was kind of nervous.  I hadn't done any long distance running for several months.  In fact, I hadn't run any distance longer than about 100 meters!  I wondered,... more!
Monday and Tuesday workouts training log


Beautiful day out!  76 degrees and breezy.  Couldn't miss the opportunity to get in a good throwing practice.

Part 1 : introductory plyos

(10 minutes)

Same plyo work as last week

Part 2:  throwing practice

(60 minutes)

  • Worked on being quick but not hurried with fakes.
  • ... more!
Friday's complete workout: putting training components in order core strength plyometrics strength training training log training principles

I don't post the details of every workout I do on this blog because that would get very boring very quickly.  However, Friday's training session is a good example of how to incorporate different components of training into one workout session in a logical order so I'll post it in full.

As... more!
Lateral Movement Introductory Plyos agility training log

In my training at least half of my sessions emphasize lateral and multidirectional movement. In a multi-sprint sport with a lot of sharp cutting, if you're only training in a straight line you're setting yourself up for injury at worst or sub-optimal performance at best.  I apply this... more!
Starting Plyos and Speed Work plyometrics speed training log training principles

Hallelujah it's finally warm!  Today I did some plyometric work and top speed training outside

From now until mid-May my primary focus will be on speed, agility, and plyometrics. This does not mean that I'll be doing agility workouts every day.  It means that I plan my other workouts so... more!
Junk in the Trunk agility training principles

I am slowly building a portable gym.   Not by design.  I'm just kind of lazy about cleaning out my car.  Tonight it's supposed to snow, but last time it was warm (in February!) I decided to take inventory of all the exercise equipment in my car.


 is this what I need to... more!