Ambition Athletic Blog

What Do We Mean By Education?

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At Ambition Athletics our focus is on Movement, Strength and Education.  People talk about movement and strength all the time.  In a broad sense that’s what fitness is all about.  But what about education?  There are no doubt many ways to “get in shape”.  Just turn on the tv or go online and you’ll see … Continue reading

Training for Sport

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Last week I wrote about sport specific training and what I believe that should entail. Spoiler alert, most sports have more similarities than differences when it comes to lifting and moving weights.  As it happens I picked up a magazine last week that had little piece on training for basketball.  While I do agree with … Continue reading

What Is Sport Specific Training?

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Sport specific training is certainly a popular phrase in the training world as many people are looking for it and many gyms/facilities offer it.  It is no doubt important.  I believe athletes young and old should engage in some sort of training to stay strong and healthy.  The issue is that the term “sport specific” … Continue reading

Movement Sessions

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I’m always learning.  Or, at least I try.  And by that I mean, sometimes I have to read or see something related to training upwards of 50 times before it really clicks for me. Such is the case with what I’m referring to as “movement sessions”. Over the years I’ve worked with a lot of … Continue reading

Transform Your Grip

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Throughout my history of training I have always felt invariably that most peoples’ weakest link fall at the distal end of their extremities. We focus so hard on larger muscle groups and core training that we end up neglecting the furthest reaches of our anatomy and missing out on greater overall body strength. The grip … Continue reading

Stuff To Read

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An Open Letter to Everyone Who Has Told Women “Don’t Get Too Muscular” – Sophia Herbst Sophia Herbst delivers probably the best article I’ve read in a while especially as it pertains to women and training.  Something I deal in every day. – During my seven years of starvation-dieting I was never told, “Don’t get too … Continue reading

Minimal Effective Dose

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“Stop at technical failure.  Clearly the trend in training is in the opposite direction…. We need to train the minimal effective dose.  Just do what you need to do.  Don’t beat a dead horse.  An hour extra of beating isn’t going to make it even more dead.  It was dead an hour ago… You wasted … Continue reading