I just received an email from Eric Cressey, one of the top players in the strength and conditioning game, and a baseball training guru. In his newsletter he talks about the 8 strategies for fascial fitness according to Thomas Meyers, manual therapy pioneer and author of Anatomy Trains. As I read the 8 rules, I […]
Brian spoke at the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Michigan State Clinic last weekend. The topic was about barefoot training and how it can be helpful for training.
New at Advantage Strength, The Gibbon Slackrack portable slackline. We don’t just lift things up and put them down. We find ways to challenge your athleticism! Learn more about Slacklining at: http://www.gibbonslacklines.com Also check out this fun video from the 2010 GIBBON Slackline Contest at ISPO:
The short answer…no. There has been a recent explosion in the popularity of the CrossFit training mentality. Gyms are popping up all over because of the relatively simple space and equipment requirements. Trainers are getting themselves certified (or in some cases, skipping this step), finding some open warehouse space, grabbing a few clients and away […]
Recently at Advantage Strength and Conditioning, we adapted our Cross Training model to create more opportunities for athletes to come together to compete in a low stress, highly active environment. This change came after a parent recently mentioned to me how rare it is to see the kids in his neighborhood getting together after school […]
This article was brought to my attention by a colleague, and it turns out to be a great follow-up to our Responsible Strength and Conditioning Practices post. The article was written by Sean Skahan for hockeystrengthandconditioning.com. Sean is the strength coach for the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL, and shares our mentality regarding appropriate training […]
The need for intelligent, responsible strength and conditioning practices is greater now than ever before. We are seeing a growing trend away from three sport athletes to athletes who play three or even four seasons of one sport every year. The desire for a crack at the major leagues in an athlete’s chosen sport has […]
Hello all, and welcome to Advantage Strength and Conditioning, Ann Arbor’s newest athlete training facility. Thank you all for your interest. We want to use this opportunity to introduce ourselves and explain a bit about our training philosophy and goals for our clients. ASC is owned and operated by Brian Sipotz and David Rohlfs. David […]