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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 64: Adarian Barr: Biomechanical Truths and Coaching Myths in Sprinting

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 64: Adarian Barr: Biomechanical Truths and Coaching Myths in Sprinting

Today’s guest is track and field coach, and inventor, Adarian Barr.  Adarian Barr is based out of Woodland, California.  His collegiate track and field coaching stops have included UW-Superior, Indiana State and UNC Pembroke.  He has written a number of …

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FLOW, Willpower, and Peak Human Performance

On FLOW, Willpower, and Peak Human Performance. What Lights Athletes Up and Creates the Ultimate Training Response?

Key Points: FLOW is a defining feature of not only competitive sport, but also training processes and life in general Willpower/Grinding and FLOW have a inverse relationship in many ways, but balance is an important consideration, and FLOW itself balances …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 35: Cameron Josse

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 63: Cameron Josse: Lessons from Heavy Sleds and Total NFL Speed Preparation

Today’s guest is Cameron Josse, Director of Sports Performance at DeFranco’s Gym, back for his second appearance on the Just Fly Performance podcast, and this time we’re talking about his results, experiences and lessons learned from heavy sled training, as …

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What Works, and What Doesn’t in Speed and Power Performance

What Works, and What Doesn’t in Speed and Power Performance. A 2017 Reflection.

As I move into my second decade of collegiate coaching, I find that I have in my tool-belt, almost more training ideas and scenarios than I know what to do with. It’s far better to be extremely adept at a …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 62 Dr. Emily Splichal: Feet, Speed, and Building True Athleticism

Today’s guest is Dr. Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and human movement specialist.  When it comes to sprinting fast, and jumping high, the feet are a critical link.  We’ve heard it often on this podcast, sprint coaches referencing the feet as a …

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For those who are obsessed with doing more work, reflection is a healthy option.

10 Low Hanging Fruits to Grab for Optimal Performance

By Rob Assise, Homewood-Flossmoor High School One of the reasons why late summer and early fall is my favorite time of year is apples are ready to be harvested. Each year, my family heads to the orchard the first weekend …

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Glutamine: Scam or Savior?

Glutamine: Scam or Savior?

Have you ever just stopped for a minute to think about what supplement ingredients are the biggest waste of time and money?  Perhaps you don’t spend your waking hours with ideas like this, and instead focus your time and effort …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 61: Tony Holler “Feed the Cats”

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 61: Tony Holler “Feed the Cats”

Today’s guest is Tony Holler, Head track coach at Plainfield North High School, Illinois and Co-founder of the Track-Football Consortium in the Chicago area. I’ve known Tony for about 3 years now after meeting for him the first time at …

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10 Ways to Build Better Forefoot and Midfoot Power

10 Ways to Build Better Forefoot and Midfoot Power

When it comes to jumping high, or producing explosive, reactive movement on the court or field, it often seems like some athletes “have it”, while others are severely lacking.  Despite getting stronger, some athletes will still remain in “turtle mode” …

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Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 60: Matt Van Dyke and Max Schmarzo

Just Fly Performance Podcast Episode 60: Matt Van Dyke and Max Schmarzo

Today’s guests are Matt Van Dyke and Max Schmarzo, and we’ll be chatting in depth on the concepts of building athletic power, specifically on controversial topics, such as: The utilization of isometrics in power development Ranges of motion in basic …

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