Workout of the Week: Fitness Test Part 2

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 31, 2016 7:00:00 AM

New and want to try out the BridgeAthletic app experience for yourself? The Workout of the Week will now be available as an in-app experience!  For all our loyal followers, sign up here to join the team and receive the Workout of the Week on your mobile device.  Just give us the basics and we'll set you up on our workout team.  

Step 1: Fill out the form below.

Step 2: Download the BridgeTracker app on your mobile device.

Step 3: We will send you an invite to join the Weekly Workout team. Once you get this, finish your profile and you'll get our Workout of the Week each Friday!

 

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Topics: Workout of the Week

Building a Better Football Program

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 30, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Outside the practice field, the weight room is the second home for football players. Strength training plays a significant role in the development of a football team. A successful strength and conditioning program can be the defining factor for harnessing raw young talent into true athleticism. In a sport that demands a capacity for both agility and power, a dynamic training plan to accommodate athletes’ needs should be well documented to track athletic development within multiple growth areas.

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Topics: S+C

Preparing for a Championship Season: Pre-Season Development

Posted by Megan Fischer-Colbrie on Aug 30, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Pre-season is an exciting time of year for athletes. The extensive hours spent in training and the grueling intensity help athletes build up a base for the coming season as well as a common bond with their teammates. To make the most out of your preseason training this year, set realistic goals that will help you focus on one piece of the puzzle at a time.

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Topics: S+C

Beat the Heat: Cooling Methods and Exertional Heat-Related Illness

Posted by Dr. Emily Kraus on Aug 29, 2016 12:02:29 PM

 

Okay, so you’ve fully acclimated yourself to the heat and mastered your hydration plan. You’re almost ready to take on the blisteringly hot, swelteringly humid conditions of competition. A discussion on heat training would not be complete without addressing cooling methods and early identification of exertional heat-related illness.

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Topics: S+C, Sports Science

Workout of the Week: Fitness Test Part 1

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 24, 2016 2:00:00 AM

New and want to try out the BridgeAthletic app experience for yourself? The Workout of the Week will now be available as an in-app experience!  For all our loyal followers, sign up here to join the team and receive the Workout of the Week on your mobile device.  Just give us the basics and we'll set you up on our workout team.  

Step 1: Fill out the form below.

Step 2: Download the BridgeTracker app on your mobile device.

Step 3: We will send you an invite to join the Weekly Workout team. Once you get this, finish your profile and you'll get our Workout of the Week each Friday!

 

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Topics: Workout of the Week

Workout of the Week: Full Body Endurance

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 17, 2016 7:00:00 AM

New and want to try out the BridgeAthletic app experience for yourself? The Workout of the Week will now be available as an in-app experience!  For all our loyal followers, sign up here to join the team and receive the Workout of the Week on your mobile device.  Just give us the basics and we'll set you up on our workout team.  

Step 1: Fill out the form below.

Step 2: Download the BridgeTracker app on your mobile device.

Step 3: We will send you an invite to join the Weekly Workout team. Once you get this, finish your profile and you'll get our Workout of the Week each Friday!

 

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Topics: Workout of the Week

#BridgeBuilt Series: Saline Swim Team

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Building a Nationally Impactful Swim Club

Every day at BridgeAthletic headquarters, we hear tales from organizations across sports of coaches building better programs, athletes training smarter, and teams coming together to set new records. These are stories of championships won, obstacles overcome, and goals achieved. It’s what keeps us doing what we do every day, striving to build better athletes across sports and around the world. Instead of keeping these tales of glory and greatness to ourselves, we’d like to share them with you through our #BridgeBuilt series featuring a team or athlete that has achieved great results while using the BridgeAthletic platform. 

 

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Sports Science: Deliberate Mental Practice Through Imagery

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 15, 2016 1:45:39 PM

 

This month’s edition of Sports Psychology builds on the Plan stage of the Learn, Plan, Perform Model, discussing how mental training through the practice of imagery is a fundamental part of achieving long-term skill goals.

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Topics: Competition, Sports Science

Swim Building Blocks: Butterfly Full Body Engagement

Posted by Megan Fischer-Colbrie on Aug 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM

 

The BridgeAthletic Building Block Series is a set of 5 exercises that can be performed by swimmers of all levels on the pool deck. This post will dive into butterfly-specific movement patterns that require full-body engagement and connectivity from toes to fingertips.

 

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Topics: S+C