Mastering the Deadlift

The deadlift is one of the best exercises to improve core stability, increase strength and coordination in your posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings, back) and build a strong foundation for hip-driven power! It’s also one of the hardest exercises to master in terms of form. This RenFitness...

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Full Body Strength and Principles of Workout Design

Here is an example of a simplified full body strength workout that appears early in The Ultimate Athlete Project programming.

In addition to providing you with a workout you can do today, this session provides examples of a few tricks you can use in your own workout design.

This workout includes:...

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Simple Dynamic Warm-up Routine

In my travels, I've been surprised by how many teams do not yet have a dynamic warm up. If you're still using a lap around the field to start your practices, or if you're not satisfied with your team's readiness to play at the end of your warm up, give this version a try. And let me know how it...

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Speed and Agility Training 101

Speed and agility work can be difficult to do correctly if you’ve never done it under professional supervision. The workouts don’t feel like conditioning workouts. They are different than anything you’d experience in a fitness class. It can be unnerving to do workouts that are...

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Five Favorite Functional Strength Moves

Reporting in from St Andrews in Scotland!

This week the Ulty Results team of myself and Oliver Browne are helping out at St Andrews' Preseason Camp. In this week long session for returners, we'll be focused on individual fundamentals.

Yesterday's session in St Andrew's brand new Performance Suite...

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Level up Your Single Leg Strength with Quarter Reps

 

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The Ultimate Athlete Project is a proud sponsor of the Eurostars Tour.

While in Seattle, the Eurostars stopped in at Ren Fitness. Ren is a consultant to and friend of the UAP. In this video Ren and Izzy demonstrate one of our favorite...

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A New Kind Of Testing Ground For Ultimate Players

Photo: Ren at work in the field. With permission from Renfitness.net

We opened the RenFitness Gym this year in large part because we felt that having a dedicated facility would help us in our mission of furthering the sport of ultimate. We’ve found so much more value than we even hoped for,...

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Coach Dunte Wrote A Book!

It's publishing day for Ulty Results contributing coach Dunte Hector! We excited to announce here on the blog that his new eBook, Fast Kids Don't Train Slow, is now available for purchase on Amazon. 

Our Austin-based friend and colleague dove headlong into ultimate back in 2015. He...

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Developing Core Strength for Throwing Power

Power in your throws is generated from the ground up. How the feet are planted, hip action, and core stability, and throwing form all affect the power and distance of your throws.

Apart from throwing form, core stability is the largest contributing factor to haw far you're going to be able to...

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Girls In The Mix

Above, Ella Juengst of HB Woodlawn in action at the US High School National Invite in June 2017. Photo: Mark Oslen - Ultiphotos.com

I wrote an article a couple years ago about girls and functional performance training called Growing Up Strong. I want to follow it up now with some training-focused...

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