Proactive: taking action to produce a good result or avoid a problem, rather than waiting until there is a problem. Sit with that definition for a moment, and consider how it applies to your approach to your body. For you high performing athletes, being proactive defines your mindset and the follow-through you need to achieve long-term success. It’s how to … Read More
Asymmetry – “a lack of equality or equivalence between parts or aspects of something; lack of symmetry.” As an athlete, the chances are high that you have an asymmetry, or two or three, somewhere in your body. This lack of equality between your left and right sides, or front (anterior) and back (posterior) can show up in a number of … Read More
As an athlete, the goal of your training should almost always be to create the maximum impact on your strength and power. That’s because these two qualities are crucial to improving your performance in sports. You’ll increase the likelihood of gaining strength and power when you work out if you use a systematic plan with the right loading strategies. What’s … Read More
There’s a way for you to “train right” to make continuous progress to becoming an all-around athlete. And your biggest obstacle may be that “you don’t know what you don’t know.” For example, when it’s time to make adjustments to your training program, how do you know which changes to make and to what degree? If you’re unsure, or miss … Read More
To have performance longevity, you must confront one of your body’s natural tendencies. That its tendency is to take the path of least resistance (P.O.L.R.). And this is a vulnerability that can lead to no good, and catches up to everyone sooner or later. It sneaks up in subtle ways. At first in your early thirties, there’s a little body … Read More
Jessie Gillespie, who was on the USC national champion water polo team, talks about his experience working with Adam Friedman and Advanced Athletics.
Kinesiologist, Personal Trainer, and Nutritionist Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN, and founder of Advanced Athletics, gives, as a part of a 30-Day Fitness Jump Start series, some helpful tips to keep to your commitment of lifting weights as a part of your exercise regimen.
A montage of how Advanced Athletics’ program, and Adam Friedman, the founder, can take anyone to a higher level of fitness.
Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN, CMT, and founder of Advanced Athletics is representing the Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute in this video to discuss the great value of flexibility thru stretching. He demonstrates a few important stretches that can get you started to improve your flexibility, functional strength, and may help you feel better over all.
Arnold Harrison gives a testimonial for his off-season preparation with Advanced Athletics.