Category Archives for Youth Athletes

First Step Quickness for Athletes

Reminder: Fall Athlete Training Starts September 3! => Middle School Athletes click here => High School Athletes Click Here

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The proven way to get strong (the right way)

It’s not surprising to walk into any gym or health club and see groups of teenagers workout out. Especially when it comes to athletes, they know the importance of training hard – but in most of these cases, they don’t know what it means to train smart, and this can end up wasting their time […]

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“Why should my kid train? They already play sports all the time.” Many parents we get the chance to speak to ask the same questions. After all, if you’re anything like us, sport-specific training was not available as kids. Years of research and experience show that training, even as young as 9 or 10, can […]

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The 4 things your athlete needs to know to be successful

“Success leaves clues”  – Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins   Click here for Fall Athlete Training  High School Middle School Remember – Classes start September 3   Spend enough time around successful athletes, and you begin to see a trend. Many of them share the same work ethic and attitudes. They also have become experts in the […]

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The WORST exercise for athletes

Summer camp is in full swing and the Fall season is fast approaching.  I have been having a blast coaching over 200 athletes this summer and we have had some great results. A Disturbing Trend Even with all the great work we’ve seen, I have noticed a disturbing trend among athletes this year. Most of […]

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Eat Clean: Better breakfast makes a better athlete

At GFP, we regularly follow up with what our athletes are eating. I have the following conversation with at least one athlete everyday: Me: “What did you have for breakfast?” Athlete: “Uhhhhh, I had (cereal, pancakes, waffles, bagel, etc.).” Me: “I guess you really don’t want to build muscle and lose fat” Athlete: “What do […]

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