Spring Break Hours 2013

March 29, 2013

Spring break is here! Gym Hours: Friday: 3 – 6:30 Saturday: 10:30 – 12:30 Easter Sunday: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  We will be here getting strong at some point in the afternoon.  Just shoot me a message if you want to join in! Monday – Friday.  Normal hours of 3 – 7 pm. A few random [...]

How Much Sleep Should I Get?

March 20, 2013

First, it has been an honor to work with the Binghamton Modified Baseball team.  They are a group of dedicated athletes that like to have fun too!  It’s a rare combination to find a team that has those two aspects in balance. On Saturday I over heard a few kids buzzing about how late they [...]

1st Annual Synergy Youth Team Training Outreach

February 9, 2013

At Synergy Athletics I have a deep pride in two things: 1.  Our results 2.  Our methods Those two interlocked aspects that unique at Synergy Athletics.   Please stick with me for a minute as I explain each so you can gain an understanding for why we are offering this outreach. Our Results We have [...]

Synergy’s Proven Speed Development Method

January 28, 2013

Over the last 3 years we have developed a reputation for getting athletes stronger and more athletic. However, our less (locally) publicized speed training method has produced the fastest athletes at the section combines for the last two years as well. Our 3 phase approach has garnered national recognition, and just yesterday I was requested [...]

4 Foods To Fix Muscle Soreness

October 3, 2011

This week has been action past at the Synergy Athletics gym.  Our 6 pm adult bootcamp members powered through one of the hardest workouts yet, and three new athletes joined the gym.  What does a female softball player have in common with a male lax player or an adult boot camp member?  Everyone gets sore. [...]

Kinetic Speed & Strength Semianr

September 21, 2011

Before I get to the gym announcement, this week’s tips: Nutrition Tip:  Don’t let “low fat” fool you.  Foods like peanut butter and some dairy products have the fat removed (often healthy fats the body needs) and puts in fillers that are MUCH worse for you.  Low fat doesn’t always equal better for you. Muscle [...]

Nutrition, Muscle Recovery, and New Records

September 3, 2011

Its been a busy and awesome week at the Synergy Athletics gym!  Before our recap, here’s a few quick tips for our athletes and adult fitness boot campers. Muscle Recovery Tips During a sport or activity drink room temperature water.   Your body isn’t built to digest ice water, it first heats it up before [...]

**Live Action** Youth Athlete Workout

August 26, 2011

Young athletes need to go through a proper general physical preparedness (GPP) before any serious resistance training occurs. GPP is best defined as getting in shape to workout. No untrained individual can walk in to a gym and successfully perform a resistance exercise without first preparing their body and mind (neurological adaptations to training). These [...]

**Live Action** Swim Team Workout

August 26, 2011

This summer I had the pleasure of working with the Maine Endwell boys and girls swim teams.   They were dedicated and picked up on the exercises quickly. As with all athletes, we started with a General Physical Preparedness phase (form, body weight exercises, band resistance, sleds, etc) and moved into resistance training as the [...]

3 Exercises To Supercharge Your Lacrosse Shot

August 24, 2011

I will start out with a disclaimer: the most important thing for improving your shot is…you guessed it…shooting. Find a net, get a bag of balls and just start shooting. The repetition will help expose any flaws with your technique and strengthen the muscles involved, not to mention improving accuracy and consistency. After your technique [...]