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Craig Adams “Ironman” streak continues for Penguins….

Ice Hockey Training is paying off for Adams.  Great to see Craig Adams getting some credit for his “Ironman” consistency. (The article is also below) Both he and RJ Umberger do what they need to do in the offseason with their sports performance training and are meticulous with their preparation during the season.  Take away […]

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Sports Performance Training Secrets Revealed

I was honored to be interviewed by Mark Watts of EliteFTS.com regarding my approach in working with my sports performance athletes and personal training clients here in Pittsburgh.  Here’s the interview in it’s entirety.  You can go here to view it on their site. Here are some quick thoughts in this revealing “cats out of the bag” […]

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Youth Sports Injuries from “over gaming” them?

Here’s a summary of three recent articles that have been posted on our Umberger Performance Facebook Fan Page covering youth sports injuries.  Give us a “like” to get the information faster along with other cool human performance related information.   This explains the data on injuries pretty clearly…  Don’t think that there is a problem? Statistics […]

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Too Many Games Not Enough Sports Performance Training to Combat Injuries in Youth Athletes

Too many games not enough sports performance training/cross training Here’s another case for offseason sports performance training to serve as “cross training” for all athletes.  The key word is athlete.  What kind of athletes are we developing?  One that is adaptable to various collegiate and professional tactical schemes/systems or a specialist at 16 that can only fit […]

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