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Becoming More Agile: Teach, Train, Apply

When athletes walk into Velocity, they expect us to improve their physical performance. Their goals are often to fun faster, be more agile, or hit the ball farther. While their goals may differ, the solution is almost always the same: make their movements more efficient and their bodies stronger and more explosive. What is Agility? [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Agility, Coach Yo, Coaching, Speed|Comments Off on Becoming More Agile: Teach, Train, Apply

8 Kettlebell exercises that will make you fit for life

If you’ve spent any time around a gym, reading fitness blogs, or even scrolling through your friends’ Instagram posts, you’ve probably seen a kettlebell (or KB). You’ve also probably heard people say it is a great tool to make you strong, lean, and fit. This is true, but how does this cannonball-looking thing work? What [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Coaching, Fitness, Kettlebell, Kettlebells, Strength Training, Training|Comments Off on 8 Kettlebell exercises that will make you fit for life

3 ways to get an edge this summer: hockey specific training

Summer is the off-season for hockey, but it’s a great opportunity to get an edge over other players. If you want to get ahead and not fall behind the competition, here are three keys to your summer training. Get Stronger Summer is a great time to get strong. In-season you can do it, but it’s [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Fitness, Hockey, Speed, Strength Training, Training|Comments Off on 3 ways to get an edge this summer: hockey specific training

4 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Do High-Intensity Workouts

High intensity interval training, CrossFit, and bootcamps are all popular and effective ways to exercise. While they are great methods to improve your fitness and performance, there is also a risk of injury if you don't approach it intelligently. Results and Risk These programs often include skilled movements and explosive exercises like plyometrics and other [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|Fitness, Training|Comments Off on 4 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Do High-Intensity Workouts

How can MUSE make it easier for you to meditate?

When we lift weights, it strengthens our body. Meditation is like lifting weights for your brain: the more you do it the stronger your mind grows. The hard part about meditation is that it’s very difficult to get the same kind of feedback that we get when weightlifting. When I can lift more than I [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Meditation, Mindset, Rest|Comments Off on How can MUSE make it easier for you to meditate?

What you need to know about protein: a beginners guide

“Hey, Coach, why should I eat protein?” Athletes of all ages ask us this question all the time at Velocity. Simply put, protein is what is going to make you stronger. A body that is getting sufficient amounts of protein is able to effectively grow and repair lean muscle mass. Without enough protein, your muscles [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Nutrition, Recovery, Regen|Comments Off on What you need to know about protein: a beginners guide

What is a coach really looking at during the warm up?

A good warm up is an essential component of any type of training. What you may not know is that it is probably the most important time for a coach. Typically, the function of a warm up is to raise our athletes’ core temperature, which also increases their heart rates and blood circulation, decreases joint [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Coaching, Training, Warmup|Comments Off on What is a coach really looking at during the warm up?

Soccer – What is Fast?

  Soccer Specific Speed Everyone knows sprinting is an important part of performance in soccer, but it doesn’t take an English Premier League coach to see that other things like quickness, agility, and change of direction are important parts of game speed. Today, with combinations of GPS and video tracking we have more information than [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Soccer, Speed, Training|Comments Off on Soccer – What is Fast?

3 Secrets to Quickly Improve Your Hockey Training

Hockey players know that they while they need superior hockey skills on the ice, they also need to work off the ice to keep up with the competition. You can use your off-ice training time more effectively by adding these three steps to quickly get ahead of others.

By |May 24th, 2017|Hockey, Strength Training, Training|Comments Off on 3 Secrets to Quickly Improve Your Hockey Training