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Young Athletes Experiencing Awesome Results!

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Youth Sports Training Programs Looks likes the youth sports training programs are working at Umberger Performance.  This is a results of consistent hard work on both Nathan and his parents.  At that age, it a combination of both doing it right. Testimonial from a football dad Got this in an email last evening…  Umberger Performance’s […]

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Do I Train Football Players?

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The statement of, “He doesn’t train football players, he only trains hockey players,” keeps coming up from the high school football players that I train. Well, I’ve trained several hundred Division 1 football players to answer that question directly. I guess my detractors are spreading this nonsense since I do not market to football players. […]

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Mack with Some Motivation

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I personally feel that Richard “Mack” Machowicz was being humble around these professional athletes.  Lets face it, they play a game.  I’m not going to discredit the level of play of a professional athlete(they are the best in the world),  but that is a joke compared to being behind enemy lines performing secret missions.  Special Operators […]

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Great article on Johan Hedberg beating the odds…

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Did Sports Performance Training Play a Part? This morning as I was driving into Umberger Performance to get some sports training with our combat athletes listening to Phil  Bourque talk about Marc Andre Fleury’s performance stoning the Rangers last night.  Fleury has tied the Pens all-time shut out record.  #3 on the list is Johan Hedberg. […]

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Teaching Our Youth Nutrition

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Youth Nutrition This something that EVERYONE in the US should watch.  We need to save our children and teach our youth nutrition rules.  The solution isn’t very complex.  It’s actually rather simple. This isn’t about maximizing an athletes on field sports performance.  This isn’t about a personal trainer writing out a diet.  This is about teaching the […]

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Craig Adams discusses his summer performance training at Umberger Performance

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Craig Adams of the Pittsburgh Penguins talks about his sports performance training at Umberger Performance.  Given Craig’s level of development, we were able to advance into special physical preparation rather quickly.  The summer of 2010 was his first summer here with us.  He made some great strides in developing his explosiveness and maximal strength.  Through hard work he was […]

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Youth Sports Training Programs for Young Athletes

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Youth Sports Training Programs This video was a feature on the Today Show regarding youth sports training programs.  I have mixed emotions about it.  The take away is that young children shouldn’t be body building, especially at 10 years of age.  I have several problem with the video and they are as follows; The 10 […]

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Crossfit training for Athletes in Pittsburgh?

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Crossfit training for Athletes? A client asked me about Crossfit.  He wanted to know if Crossfit training for athletes will increase their sports performance.  This was actually an athlete, not a personal training client.  I would like to think that we provide the reader with an honest, in the trenches opinion at http://www.umbergerperformance.com. We  sometimes […]