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Assign %Difficulty to Individualize Training

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Dec 12, 2017 7:57:47 PM

 

Creating individualized programs is never easy. Physiology, level of experience, and the rate of progression varies wildly from athlete to athlete and creating programs to challenge and progress athletes can require both constant program updates and repetitive testing. Using percentages of max results is not always the best option for all athletes and practitioners. We understand. That’s why we have created and optimized our algorithm for %Difficulty.

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Topics: S+C, News, Coaching Technology, Coaches

How to Maintain Health During the Holidays: An Athlete’s Guide

Posted by Megan Fischer-Colbrie on Dec 12, 2017 11:35:00 AM

At this time every year, athletes add another important aspect to their lives that can impact their training and performance: celebrating the holidays. With more time dedicated to seeing friends and family, this can be a healthful and restorative period for athletes—a chance to mentally recharge. The holidays, however, bring several temptations that when left unchecked can lead to negative effects on training that outweigh the positive energy during this month. Let’s look into how people tend to overindulge and what strategies you can exercise to maintain fitness through the month. Respect your hard work and discipline during the rest of the year by following these tips!

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Topics: Nutrition

Holiday Maintenance For Athletes

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Dec 7, 2017 6:30:00 AM

3 Tips For Staying Fit During The Holidays

In these glorious few weeks from December through the beginning of January, the last thing your athletes are likely thinking of is strength training. Holiday training can be a period of intense muscle soreness and physical fatigue. However, staying in better shape by maintaining strength through the holidays will help your athletes get back to their training routine faster and set the team up for a great season and new year. Here are three ways your athletes can maintain their strength over the course of the holidays.

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Topics: S+C, Travel

The Bridge | EXOS Experience

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Dec 5, 2017 10:36:22 AM

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches

Beating Jet Lag and Nutrition on the Road

Posted by Grace Anne D'Amico on Dec 1, 2017 2:55:00 PM


It is important for athletes to understand how travel during the competition season affects their bodies. Often times, elite athletes have to travel all over the globe to attend different sporting events. It is essential that athletes find ways to manage the negative effects of travel so that their bodies don’t unnecessarily suffer. Here are some tips to help beat the negative effects of travel.

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Topics: Nutrition, Competition, Travel

BridgeAthletic brings EXOS methodology and workouts to its digital platform

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 28, 2017 10:04:42 AM

The BridgeAthletic training platform offers pre-built training blocks and a comprehensive movement library created by EXOS, all in an easy-to-use format.

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Topics: News, Coaching Technology

Coach Jordan Webb Gets a Head Start to His Season with BridgeAthletic

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Sep 25, 2017 5:37:24 PM

 

Every day we hear championship stories about how BridgeAthletic's strength training software is helping coaches and athletes achieve their goals and overcome obstacles. By making coaches more efficient, the department more connected, and athletes' development more accessible, the BridgeAthletic strength training software takes athletic programs to the next level. These stories motivate us to build better athletes in all sports around the world. Featured in this #BridgeBuilt Series is Jordan Webb, the University of Notre Dame’s Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach and Head of Sports Science, who talks about the success his team of coaches and athletes has using BridgeAthletic’s platform.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, College Athletes

Swim-Specific Baseline Testing

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Sep 18, 2017 9:34:04 AM

 

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Topics: S+C, Swimming, Coaches

The Importance of Nutrition at the Club Level

Posted by Hudl on Sep 5, 2017 9:05:00 AM

There’s value in implementing good habits around nutrition for younger athletes. Here’s what Hudl and the Los Angeles Galaxy have to say about the subject.


Kristen Andrews is the Sports Performance Dietitian for the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer, as well as the U.S. Men’s National Team. Kristen worked with Hudl to shed some light on just how important nutrition is at the club level.

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Topics: Nutrition, Coaches

 

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