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    Why We Don’t Always Reach for the “Bridge” First.

    Why We Don’t Always Reach for the “Bridge” First.

    07/28/2015

    Drop into any gym (or location where re-hab is going on) and you are sure to run into an athlete dutifully grinding away at a set of bridges (hip-thrusts). Ask them (athlete or coach) why and you’ll end up hearing something that rhymes with “glute activation”, “glute strengthening”, or “posterior chain…..”. Go ahead, try some bridging out if you’ve forgotten. It is hard, but not for the reasons you may think. It turns out that in our experience, the bridge may not be the best bang for the buck. This article is NOT intended to point out that the bridge…

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    Tim DiFrancesco – Managing the Best Athletes in the World, 20 Minutes at a Time.

    Tim DiFrancesco – Managing the Best Athletes in the World, 20 Minutes at a Time.

    07/16/2015

    Pop quiz, hotshot. How do you manage everything that goes into getting the highest levels of performance out of your athletes? Well if you’re an organization like the Los Angeles Lakers and you have 16 NBA championships, 31 conference titles and a roster salary of nearly $70m, you hire Tim DiFrancesco. Tim is one of our favorite thinkers on what we feel is the cutting edge of the S&C world: the DPT/S&C Coach hybrid. In the spirit of the Bay Area’s recent NBA Championship run, we thought we’d have a sit-down with Tim and talk about his strategies for managing…

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    Matt Vincent Part II – The HVIII Chronicles | Pro Episode #92

    Matt Vincent Part II – The HVIII Chronicles | Pro Episode #92

    05/08/2015

    Back in March we took a look at Highland Games World Champion, Matt Vincent’s setup. In today’s ep, we break down some of Matt’s training videos. Go here for Part I  Here’s a link to the hip mechanics video referenced at 2:41  ~Kstar