Data collection: What’s it good for?

At Acumen, we regularly collect data or information on clients in different variables. For example, we may periodically assess body fat mass in someone whose [...]

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Hockey Off-Season Training

What is it? Off-season training is where hockey players switch gears from in-season play to post-season work, translating to future improvements on and off the ice. [...]

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Breaking Down the Box Jump – Phase I Plyometric

The addition of power training to someone’s workout program is essential for not only athletes but for the active population as well. For athletes, explosiveness [...]

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Foam Roll Core for Low Back and Core Stability 

The first time I saw these series of exercises was in Spring Training of 2014 when my mentor, Matt Krause, started with the Yankees. Catcher,  [...]

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Get To Know Your Strength & Conditioning Coach

Hi! I’m Chris Sharkey, Shark, Shark Man, Shark Tank, Shark Bait Ou Ah Ha or as my mother still calls me Chrissy…. and only Christopher [...]

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Youth Training- Why and What to Expect

Why is Youth Training important?! Why young people should join! Youth training for adolescents (athletes and non-athletes) can improve their strength and overall health by participating [...]

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