THANKSGIVING CHARITY WORKOUT HISTORY

This post is about our amazing community at Progressive Performance, and what I think is important in building a community. I always wanted to build a community that gives back and brings something positive to those who are less fortunate, or facing tough times.  Charity is so important, this is why it is a big […]

THE IMPORTANT ROLE COMMUNITY PLAYS IN ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS GOALS

Community is an extremely compelling reason to continue any activity. Whether it’s a good habit or a bad one, a welcoming community that you identify with will keep you doing what you are doing longer.  In this instance we are talking about fitness and it being easier to achieve those goals with a community of […]

The 5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Athlete’s Performance

1) Play Multiple Sports If you want your youth athlete to be the best they can be at any given sport, the key to progress and proper development is actually participating in multiple sports for a long time. Like learning any other skill, starting with more general movement then eventually progressing to specific and specialized […]

SHOULD STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING BE SPORT SPECIFIC?

The short answer is yes and no. The younger, less experienced the athlete is, the less specific the training has to be. There are some very general skills that need to be learned before any specific work can take place. Given developmental stages and physiological maturity levels, it would be inappropriate to for a program […]