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  • 10/18/2013

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY – One of the main ingredients lacking in Manny Pacquiao’s preparations for his coming fight with American Brandon Rios was believed to have been solved with the expected arrival next week of one of the top five elite trainers in the world to handle...

  • 10/18/2013

    Ruslan Provodnikov faces Mike Alvarado on Saturday night (HBO 9:45 p.m., ET/PT) at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, just a few miles from the “Mile High City” of Denver. Alvarado is a native of the 303 while Provodnikov hails from Russia. For many years, as teams have come to play the...

  • 10/09/2013

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Miguel Cotto, written off by many after back-to-back losses to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Austin Trout, obviously isn't done just yet.

    In fact, he still looks like a baaaaad man. A very bad man.

    Cotto, in one of his most explosive performances in...

  • 03/13/2013

    Russian contender Ruslan Provodnikov, his trainer, ...

  • 09/02/2010

    Sports are played at a high rate of speed, require great power and quick reaction time. While it is true that genetics plays a role in how much of these you are born with initially, plyometrics can greatly enhance your athleticism. Plyometrics trains your body with quick ballistic movements that...

  • 08/31/2010

    One of the greatest assignments I had in college was to create a collage of my role models. There was no limit to the number of people I could include. I could be real or fictional people. It made me reflect on who I was, I liked that. I recently had the fortune of giving this assignment...

  • 08/28/2010

    There are great differences in the types of twitch muscles we have in our bodies. We have slow twitch muscles, and two types of fast twitch muscles, A and B. Slow twitch muscles have a great deal of triglycerides, but a low amount of creatine phosphate so they are good for endurance events...

  • 08/26/2010

    This may seem like an odd question, but why do we exercise? What's the purpose for working our muscles? The answer is obvious right, you want to improve your body's strength and efficiency. That being said, shouldn't your workout be as efficient as possible? Too many workout programs are...

  • 08/20/2010

    One of my favorite expressions is, 'To teach is to learn again.' It's true, once you teach something you understand it 90% more effectively than if you just listen to it passively. I was reminded of this last weekend when SSL went to demonstrate our footwork program at the Irvine Mud Run. We...

  • 08/20/2010

    What is the most analyzed and valued skill NFL teams are looking for? If you said power, you were close. While power is valued, speed is the most valued skill in an NFL player. A players 40 yard dash and shuttle times are heavily scrutinized at the NFL combine. In fact a good 40 time can...