*True* Sport Specific Training

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Austin Einhorn   We incorrectly assume certain lifts are sport-specific because they involve the same limb used in competition—logical but way too generic. For example, someone might argue, “Compared to a knee extension machine, squatting is sport-specific [literally, pick any sport] because it involves multiple leg joints and the sport involves multiple leg joints.” If […]

The Mental Struggle of Athletes During COVID


Margot Ciccarelli   Movement is a choice, but when your choice gets taken away from you — what do you do? I am a full time combat sports athlete (specifically Brazilian Jiu jitsu) and I compete at the highest level of the sport. I usually train in New York City where lockdown hit the city […]