If you spend any time on social media, you’re probably familiar with the concept of getting “triggered.” It can cause overwhelming feelings of sadness, loss, or illness. After an injury, your body works in a [...]
Summer season sports are in full swing for the youngest athletes. Baseball, soccer, and even lacrosse are being played on rec centers and fields across the country. Parents in the stands cover the entire spectrum [...]
Coach Kenny’s Pick: The Burpee Why: It teach’s efficiency, mental toughness, attention to detail, and endurance. As an added bonus, you need zero equipment. When do you use it? It’s hard to beat as a [...]
Sports (and life) have great potential to cause injury. Whether you were tackled, hit, or simply stepped wrong and fell hard, that injury can keep you on the sidelines of the big game. Injuries to [...]
If you’re an explosive athlete who can’t change direction quickly, then you probably need better breaks. If your top speed blows away your competition but it takes you too long to get there, then maybe you need a more powerful engine. The first step is to assess where you are now and where you need to be.
Almost every sport is about more than just running fast or a huge vertical. Pick one, and we’ll bet that most of the action happens around changing direction. For the majority of the athletes with whom we work at Velocity around the country, this means they have to be just as good at stopping as they are at starting.