The first question most people have when they start working towards a goal is “how much time it will take?” This is especially true when it comes to fitness, and almost always comes up as soon as I begin with a new client who has ambitious goals. My job is to make sure we set […]
Athletic Power & Explosiveness
Ignoring the proper functional progression is a recipe for lackluster results, and potential injury 🙁 So if you’ve hit a plateau, or hit some injury road bumps in your strength and speed training, then you may have been a bit overzealous and did not pay enough attention to maintaining your Foundation. It’s what allows […]
When it comes to seeing progress from your workouts, nutrition is easily up to 75% of the game. Get your diet wrong and it won’t matter what you do in the gym, your performance won’t be moving forward as you had hoped you would. The great news is that fixing your nutrition doesn’t have to […]
If you’re focused on really getting into shape and looking great, then you probably know running to be one of the most effective cardio workouts to get fit and lean. The problem is… if you’re like most people, you haven’t been able to get comfortable enough in your run to build the physical conditioning that […]
It’s been said that in life over-ambition can sometimes backfire. This happens often with many athletes and fitness enthusiasts who are so driven about achieving amazing results that they lose themselves in exercise and end up in a constant state of being broken down and risking injury. As a health professional, I witness this condition […]
One of the key components of success for an athlete is a Strength & Conditioning program focused on performance and prevention. Improving performance is the obvious overall objective in sports. But participating in sports increases the chances of being injured, either through physical breakdown, or contact. So a major responsibility of an athlete or a […]
Jump! That’s right, try it. Stand up and jump as high as you can. Yes, right now. How did that feel? Were you able to reach new heights? Do you want to go higher? There are lots of reasons to work on your vertical jump technique. If you’re an athlete, improving your jump can improve […]
Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN and founder of Advanced Athletics, Inc. performs box jumps.
Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN and founder of Advanced Athletics, Inc. performs stability ball pop-ups to demonstrate core strength and stability.
Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN, CMT, and founder of Advanced Athletics is representing the Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute in this video to explain the principles developing athletics power and explosiveness, and give a few demonstrations of exercises to take your game to another level.