Quantifying Plyometric Training Stress

Quantifying Plyometric Training Stress

Quantifying training stress is one of the most searched topics online within the performance coaching community. There are many rough “guidelines” presented by various experts, but not much scientific evidence to back up their reasoning. 24 hours to...
“The Lab” Goes Pro!

“The Lab” Goes Pro!

As I sit and write this blog, my excitement is at an all-time high, but so are my nerves. It reminds me of so much of what my athletes go through when the time comes for them to step to the line and ready themselves to compete. They have done the work and they are...
Austin O’Brien – Olympic Marathon Trials

Austin O’Brien – Olympic Marathon Trials

Austin O’Brien was a standout runner for Pleasant Valley High School, a large class school on the eastern border of Iowa. He has been a standout runner going back to his days as a middle school runner when he set state middle school records in several...
Ainsley Erzen

Ainsley Erzen

Before the 2020 track and field season came to a screeching halt, Carlisle sophomore, Ainsley Erzen, had been torching indoor tracks in Iowa and beyond. While winning races from 200-1500, her true dominance came through in the 800. Erzen went 2 for 2 with dominant...