An elite athlete is an agile athlete
Let’s face it, every athlete can benefit from becoming a faster athlete. A common misconception, however, is what type of speed is actually relevant to performance in sports. With the exception of track athletes who rely primarily on linear movement, nearly all sports require the ability to move in multiple directions in a somewhat random fashion. The term for this explosive acceleration, deceleration, and re-acceleration is agility. Lacrosse, for example, requires an attackm
Do Weighted Ball Throwing Programs Develop Velocity? Are They Safe?
I wanted to share what I think is a fantastic blog piece from earlier this year from Kyle Boddy, of Driveline Baseball. If you are not familiar with Driveline Baseball (and its founder Kyle) they are a data-driven research facility that implements high output throwing programs. At the heart of these programs is their ground-breaking utilization of weighted ball throws. Fast approaching my 13 th year co-founder of Infiniti Sports Performance (Bellport, NY) I have heard more th
Becoming the Master of Your Own Kitchen
You are what you eat. You’ve heard that saying before, but do you really understand the truth behind this? Each day your body turns over 50-70 billion cells, the lining of your small intestine is renewed every week, your skin is replaced every 30 days and your red blood cells every 4 months. Where do you think your body is getting all these materials? FOOD! Acknowledging that the food we put into our body on a daily basis has an effect on what our body becomes in the future,