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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

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

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 Core Stability in Swimming

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 30, 2017 1:39:09 PM

A strong core is a requirement for swimmers looking to increase speed and improve technique. In order for swimmers to minimize drag resistance through the water, the core plays a very important role in keeping the body in a stable streamline position. Further, core muscles that are not well conditioned can lead to technical flaws and stroke inefficiencies, which could make or break a chance at the podium.

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Topics: S+C, Swimming

Preventing Rotator Cuff Injuries in Water Polo

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 21, 2017 3:56:32 PM

The omnipresent thought of a season ending shoulder injury can create hesitation and prevent water polo players from reaching their maximum potential. In general, water polo players are at a higher risk for a rotator cuff injury due to the nature of the sport’s throwing techniques and shoulder patterns. Unlike most sports that involve throwing, water polo players aren’t able to use their legs for support during the action so more strain is placed on their shoulder muscles in order to complete the repetitive motion. Water polo players can reduce their risk of shoulder injuries through prevention programs and exercises, which aim to strengthen surrounding muscles and increase overall stability, flexibility, and mobility.

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Topics: Water polo

Transitioning to Collegiate Athletics

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 21, 2017 2:22:41 PM

The transition to college athletics can be an exciting, yet daunting time for first-year student-athletes. Playing sports at the collegiate level requires another degree of challenge and dedication to the sport. In order for first-year athletes to be successful at this level, it is essential for them to understand the expectations they must uphold from their school, professors, and sport coaches. Players should use the collegiate level as an opportunity to craft their skills and take their game to the next level, while balancing the many other aspects that come with college life.

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Topics: Nutrition, Recovery, Sleep, College Athletes


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