Injuries are unexpected, and they are certainly a shock for both the athlete involved, as well as their teammates and coaches. How does an athlete recovery from an injury and get back into playing mode – both physically and mentally? Beyond the initial trauma, surgery, repair and physiotherapy, there are further steps required to recondition the whole athlete.Read More
Muscle recovery is a largely underestimated and talked about subject amongst youth athletes. The expectation of training hard and multiple weekly hours is there, as is the expectation of 100% effort and staying injury free. But what we don’t focus on very often is HOW to maintain and surpass peak efforts and healthy strong muscles.Read More
Multi-sports is a hot topic these days. In terms of specializing in a sport, there are some major concerns for coaches. Correlating practice times, commitment and injuries all creep up into the conversation between parents and coaches. And having my own kids in sports and being a coach for competitive volleyball – both beach and court, I completely understand.Read More
What exactly IS functional training anyway? Young athletes are often coached on traditional exercises to increase their vertical, strength and power, but are these exercises the best way to train to maximize athletic ability?Read More
SAQ (speed, agility and quickness) & Conditioning is in full swing down at BodyWorx with head conditioning trainer, coach and owner Tania Admans.
Training young athletes is both rewarding and essential for long-term development in sport. Sport is moving in the direction of “more is better,” in terms of training on the field or in the gym. This is where proper functional conditioning comes into play. BodyWorx is known for developing teams and individual athletes to peak their performance, maintain endurance and strength, and remain injury-free where repetitive motions are an issue.Read More