6 essential elements to optimizing athletic performance and sport skill - Part 2
Element #2 = Your “strength and conditioning” should be age specific and athletic movement based “Do you even lift?” Before being a fun figure of speech, most coaches and athletes used the term “lifting” to describe strength training for sports. Lifting weights is one mechanism for strength training but far from the only. Recently the term “lifting” has been replaced by “strength and conditioning”. Even that term does not accurately describe the true needs of the athlete.