What May Be Missing From Your Arm Care Program?

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DATE › May 9, 2017
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In this week's post, I am discussing what may be missing from your arm care program. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/jt91o5iVWMU

3 Progressions to Help You Stay on Top of the Baseball

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DATE › April 20, 2017
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Have you heard these sayings before? “Stay on top of the ball” “You need to work on your core” One thing I love about sports is the unique culture that lies in each individual sport.  Language, types of training, coaching cues, classifications and more are deeply embedded in these cultures.   Being one of the older sports in our country, baseball has a lot of culture with a lot of unique language.  One I hear a lot is “stay on top of the ball” when pitching.  Admittedly, not knowing what that meant the first few times I heard a pitching

Coming Soon!

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DATE › November 30, 2016
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I’m going to stray from our usual content this week, but only because we have a ton of cool stuff coming up here at IFAST that I want to make sure you know all about! Women’s Self-Defense Class When IFAST client Clint Cloys came to me years ago with the hope of holding a self-defense class at IFAST, I honestly didn’t know what to say. I’m all for people growing and evolving, and making their mark in the world. But I also know how hard it is to market events like this, and beyond just getting them excited, getting them

IFAST Pre-Season Volleyball Camp

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DATE › October 1, 2016
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November 2nd - February 1st Limited Space Remaining - Grab Your Spot Today!   ADDITIONAL INFO: ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT FOR VOLLEYBALL 

Q&A: How Can I Cut 15 Minutes from My Workout?

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DATE › August 16, 2016
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As much as we all love to train, sometimes life gets in the way. But rather than skipping a workout all together because you're "busy," is there a better way to do things? I'm a big believer that consistency is king when it comes to getting (and staying) in shape. I'm not sure who said it, but the best workout ever is the 3x52 program. Three workouts, 52 weeks out of the year, and BOOM! You've got a stronger, healthier and more athletic body. So what do you do if you want to get in the gym and train, but don't have enough

Q&A: What is R7?

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DATE › August 9, 2016
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Today I want to jump in the way back machine and talk a little bit about our R7 system. The R7 system is something that we've developed and refined here over the years. And to be honest, we're pretty darn proud of it! Not only are we using the R7 system with great success at IFAST, but I can tell you that coaches and trainers across the globe are using this system in their facilities as well. This post came about because one of our clients asked the simple question: "What do those R's on our training program mean?" But

Everyone Is An Athlete

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DATE › August 3, 2016
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Today I want to give you a little insight into one of our core philosophies here at IFAST: Everyone is an athlete. In fact, this is one of the most frequent questions I'm asked. What does being an athlete mean? And how can I say that everyone is an athlete? These are great questions and ones that I want to answer for you today. Growing up, I lived on a small horse farm outside of Muncie, Indiana. And this was before the days of Netflix, Xbox, and hi-speed internet! When I got bored at home, I had to do this

What is a Reset? And Why Do We Do It?

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DATE › July 19, 2016
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As promised, I'm going to be answering a question from one of our clients each week here on the blog. Well, except for maybe next week, because I'm on vacation. But I hope you'll forgive me :) Our first question comes to us from THE Walter Norris: "What is a reset? And why do we perform resets before our workouts?" This is a fantastic, and incredibly loaded question, from Mr. Norris. And I wouldn't expect anything less ;-) You can find the answer by reading on of Team IFAST's favorite books of all time, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers by

On WISH-TV’s IndyStyle: What’s hot at the gym: Hit Fit Boxing

IFAST's own Italian Stallion, Tony Giuliano was at the WISH TV studio this morning to explain to the Indy Style audience a couple of boxing moves that anyone with a partner or punching bag at home. As explained by WISH TV: Get fit this summer with Hit Fit Boxing! IFAST Trainer Tony Giuliano chats with Annessa about the latest in exercise boxing. Tony says it’s hot right now because it’s a fun way to stay active and can be scaled to any strength or fitness level. Boxing also helps with anxiety and teaches trunk rotation and foundational movement qualities. Need some tips

The TRUTH About Vertical Jump Training

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DATE › June 28, 2016
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When I was growing up, I loved the sport of basketball. But I've already mentioned that here and here, so I'm not going to talk about it more today! But as every basketball player will tell you, your vertical jump is never high enough. Whether you're jumping 15, 25 or 45 inches, you will always take a another inch or two on your vert! Back in my day, vertical jump training consisted of machine-based strength work (think leg extensions, leg curls, and leg presses), and the most random plyometrics program under the sun. Needless to say, the results were less than stellar. So when