The Pendulum Squat

Rick Danison is the Director of Strength and Conditoning at Indiana Uinversity. Rick  has worked with more than 50 All-Americans, four national champions, big ten champions and Olympians


Lifting To Improve Respiration

A lot goes on into heavy exercise that we may or may not think about. In normal breathing the latissimus dorsi is active briefly during very deep inspiration


How To Train Your Neck

Consider the question when you strength train do you train your arms or legs solely via bands and body weight for sports, so why is the neck any different?


Measuring Neck Circumference

How much do you put into measuring neck circumference? I measure once a month and I have found that it is a great motivational tool if done right.


Grip Strength

Grip strength is widely accepted indicator of nutritional status, bone mineral content, muscular strength and functional integrity of upper torso


Get Strong Get Sleep

There is a view in coaching that getting athletes up early and training is a positive. This would be true if we could monitor much of what they do.