Training

Agility is more than physical

By | March 30th, 2016|Peak Condition, Training, youth soccer|

During my soccer career, I always wanted to increase my agility. I wanted to win every 50/50 ball to the point where I didn’t refer [...]

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Getting ready for plyometrics

By | March 21st, 2016|Training|

In a previous post, we talked about incorporating plyometrics into a youth soccer training session. The value of plyometrics is well established even in youth [...]

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Faster Soccer Players

By | March 11th, 2016|Athletic performance, Training|

Nearly every coach or athlete we train wants to get faster, and rightly so. Speed means a player can be first to the ball, out [...]

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Strength Training for Youth Soccer

By | March 11th, 2016|Core Training, Strength Training, Training, youth soccer|

Previously I’ve talked about methods for developing faster youth soccer players while training on the field. In short, we use three primary tools — running [...]

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Prevent Ankle Injuries in Youth Soccer

By | March 4th, 2016|Training, youth soccer|

Ankle injuries can sideline even the best players with little warning. Soccer, in particular, demands a lot from the ankles, and the typical risk of [...]

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Athletic Preparation

By | February 19th, 2016|Athletic performance, Training|

There are many different methods that athletes and coaches use to prepare for training sessions, and it’s important to understand how implementing even small changes [...]

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Plyometric Progression

By | February 2nd, 2016|Training|

During cyclic jumps, participants were motivated to maximize the ratio between vertical height or horizontal distance and ground contact time. For acyclic drills, participants were [...]

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Cross Training For Endurance Athletes – Event

By | June 8th, 2015|Peak Condition, Personal Training, Strength Training, Training|

On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 (6:30-8:00 PM) Paul Collins is offering a FREE hands on lecture on cross training for endurance athletes at Peak Condition. For [...]

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More than just a Personal Trainer

By | October 13th, 2014|Peak Condition, Personal Training, Semi Private Training, Strength Training, Training, Uncategorized|

More than just a personal trainer Peak Condition - helping you train harder and smarter – written by Paul Collins In the realm of health [...]

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Schedule it

By | February 11th, 2014|Fitness, Peak Condition, Personal Training, Semi Private Training, Strength Training, Training, weight loss|

Recently I finished a book called Managing your Day to Day by Jocelyn K. Glei. Many of the concepts are extremely relevant to entrepreneurs/artists. It [...]

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