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“Flying Without Wings” Just Fly Performance Podcast #85: Jump Training with Mike Goss

“Flying Without Wings” Just Fly Performance Podcast #85: Jump Training with Mike Goss

Today’s episode features track and field coach Mike Goss.  Mike is a physical education instructor of 20 years, and has been coaching track and field on the high school, club and NCAA Division I collegiate level for over 25 years. …

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Doing Simple Better

“Doing Simple Better” The First Priority in Training and Performance

I recently got a message from an athlete telling me that he got his first dunk recently, this being after training for many years. Many times, we expect to hear that there was some “amazing”, or secretive training program with …

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Michael Zweifel Podcast

“Speed, Perception and On-Field Dominance” Just Fly Performance Podcast #84: Michael Zweifel

Today’s episode features Michael Zweifel, owner of “Buiding Better Athletes” performance center in Dubuque, Iowa.   Michael was a key contributor on the incredibly popular agility, perception and sport movement roundtable with himself, Shawn Myzska, and Scott Salwasser.  Michael is …

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Alkaline Diets: Does it Pay to Be So "Base-ic"

Alkaline Diets: Does It Pay To Be So “Base-ic”?

Kevin Kuhn: Classified Nutrition A few years back I read an article by a very well known nutrition expert on the effects of altering one’s diet towards limiting net-acid producing foods while simultaneously increasing net-base (alkaline) producing foods.  I was …

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“Hip Extension Research and Application for Speed” Just Fly Performance Podcast #83: Bret Contreras

Today’s episode features Bret Contreras, returning for his second podcast appearance.  Bret is one of the world’s foremost experts on strength and performance, and is the expert on all things glute and hip extension training.  If you are interested in …

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Matt Thome 1x20 and Beyond

Q&A with Matt Thome: High Performance Implementation of 1×20 and Beyond

The 1×20 training system, invented by Dr. Michael Yessis, has created a lot of buzz lately on its ability to get athletes strong, while also having a tremendous effect on dynamic performance measures, such as vertical jump or 30m dash.  …

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“Holistic Athletic Assessment and Performance” Just Fly Performance Podcast #82: Cody Plofker

“Holistic Athletic Assessment and Performance” Just Fly Performance Podcast #82: Cody Plofker

Today’s episode features guest Cody Plofker, Co-Founder of Adapt Performance and Rehab in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.   Cody has worked with athletes of all levels and ranges, including those in the NFL and collegiate ranks.   He is an expert in …

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Life After 1x20, A Performance Roundtable with Jeff Moyer, Matt Thome and Ryan Bracius

Life After 1×20, A Performance Roundtable with Jeff Moyer, Matt Thome and Ryan Bracius

Today’s episode features a special coaching roundtable featuring three experts in the implementation of the “1×20” training system: Jeff Moyer of DC Sports Training, Matt Thome of Michigan Tech University, and Ryan Bracius of Wisconsin Whitewater. Most folks familiar with …

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Right leg takeoff

Plyometric of the Week #14: Repeating Single Leg Takeoffs

What is a great drill for young and developing athletes to get more quality repetitions in developing their single leg takeoff ability? Outside of actually practicing the one leg jump in a variety of situations, a good option for rhythm …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast: Cal Dietz

“Raising the Ceiling of Athletic Strength and Performance”: Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 80: Cal Dietz

Today’s guest is Cal Dietz, returning for his second appearance on the Just Fly Performance Podcast.  Two of Cal’s books, Triphasic Training (the original) and then the Triphasic Training manual for Football (written with Chris Korfist) have had a huge …

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