Weekly Readings

http://rosstraining.com/blog/2015/12/29/motivation-is-overrated/- People make a pretty big fuss about motivation, especially when it comes to training or fitness related pursuits. I don’t think it’s even possible to go on social media anymore and not see something about motivation. Maybe it’s a quote, maybe it’s a picture, but it’s always something. What people are missing is that the key to success isn’t motivation, but instead determination. Give this one a read to find out why.



http://www.jtsstrength.com/articles/2016/01/04/carbs-the-training-fuel/- How do carbs effect your training? What are the advantages to eating carbs? How many grams should you be eating? What sources should you be getting your carbs from? How should you be manipulating carbs to lose body fat? The answers are all here.


http://showmestrength.com/baseball-physical-preparation-oxidative-fitness-for-baseball-by-pat-davidson/#disqus_thread- This is a great write up by Pat Davidson on the importance of developing oxidative fitness for baseball players. If you coach baseball players, play the sport yourself, or are just plain curious make sure not to miss this one.


http://robertsontrainingsystems.com/blog/dos-and-donts-of-coaching/- Being a great coach is about developing a relationship with your athletes and being able to effectively communicate with them. This article talks about some of the things you should be doing as a coach, as well as some of the things that you shouldn’t be doing.