My Favorite Move - Side Lunge Pallof Press

 

My Favorite Move this month is the Side Lunge Pallof Press! This exercise is excellent for evening out core strength and stability for increased cutting power and lower risk of injury. Ultimate players' bodies (by and large) function asymmetrically due to heavy throwing/lunging repetitions on one...

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3 Key Aims for Your In-Season Training

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My Favorite Move: Side Plank Cable Row

 

The Side Plank Cable Row is an awesome exercise on so many levels! It trains anti-rotation by providing a force that one has to constantly resist (the forward pull of the cable). This teaches the core to stabilize dynamically while the upper body is moving - incredibly important for the...

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An In-Season Weekly Schedule

Ultimate schedules are tough. Whether you’re building towards a championship as part of a dedicated squad or just cruising the summer fun tournament circuit, the demands placed on our bodies can’t be taken lightly.

If we want to manage our busy calendars and still perform at our best,...

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Be Physically Fresh and Mentally Primed with this Pre-Tournament Workout

Why Should I Workout the Day Before a Tournament?!

Taking the day off from training before a weekend practice or tournament is common practice among ultimate players. But the truth is, it’s common for NFL players and other professional athletes to train the day before game day and so should...

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My Favorite Move: The Push Press

 

The Push Press is one of our favorite movements to use in training ultimate players! When done correctly, it helps athletes develop core stability and full-body coordination in an overhead position. That competency is key for maintaining good position in the air when going up for a disc...

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Top 5 Ulty Results Blog Posts of 2017

I hope your New Year is starting off well!

If not, here are our top five blog posts of 2017 to help you out.

These are our most viewed and shared posts of 2017 plus an honorable mention.

5. Five Favorite Functional Strength Moves

In Five Favorite Functional Strength Moves we look at several...

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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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