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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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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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Strength Training = hard work?

Strength Training Made Easy? For those of you that know of Buddy Morris, you know that strength doesn’t come easy nor does improving sports performance.  He’s the Godfather of the strength coach world despite growing into a coach of physical preparation.  He has some interesting thoughts and they are a big “controversial” actually hard hitting about […]

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GRIT… The Real “X” Factor for Sport Performance and Life Success

Secrets of Sports Performance and Personal Training Reflecting back on this past summer about the sports performance and personal training at Umberger Performance, some situations leave me feeling really good about the effort and progress made by some of my athletes and other situations leave me with a bad taste in my mouth.  Don’t get […]

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