Work Capacity Test

This last Thursday the class did a pretty tough work capacity session and I was so impressed with how well everyones base fitness has gotten over the last 2 months. I have had a very consistent turnout so I figured they all would be psyched to push a little out of their comfort zone. The…


Work Capacity and Strength

Today we continued sport specific maintenance training. I started the class with strength and we ended with a 10 minute work capacity session. This helps keep the athletes card bas while maintaining their strength. I focused a lot on shoulder work, low back and power. We finished with some running, core and explosive movements in…


The Importance of Cross Training

Living in Jackson most people are extremely active and enjoy a variety of different recreational activities from cycling and running, to climbing and mt. biking. Participating in these activities is great for your body and also a lot of fun. Practicing these sports alone can cause your body to become imbalanced, weak in certain muscles,…


Cycling Specific Classes

Two weeks ago I started a cycling specific class for women, it has been fun and great for my coaching because the women are very athletic and hard workers, but have a lot of muscle imbalances. I have been working with them to equal out their hamstrings, quads, endurance and power and lastly focusing a…


Sport Specific Training Week 1!

This past week was the first week in sports specific training getting everyone ready for the summer sports. We did one day of work capacity and one day of strength. The work capacity session was meant to focus on anaerobic power and mental fitness. The heart rate was elevated and then the athlete had to…


80s Workout Wednesday!!!

Come join me at the Rec Center this Wed night the 19th from 6 to 715 pm for a fun 80s style workout. You will be sweating and having fun I promise! We will have great music, everyone will be dressed up and you will get a good workout!!! Hope to see you then!!

Power and Core

Today we focused a bit on power doing some clean squats with the kettlebells, the agility ladder, we then moved into leg blasters which we have been training the last 6 weeks. This is one of my favorite exercises and I notice it the most in my skiing. Eccentric training I believe is some of…