Training professionals and elite players weigh in on your questions about strength, conditioning and becoming a better athlete.
How it works
- Every other week we’ll feature a new topic and panel.
- Submit your questions in the comments and help pick the best by giving a “thumbs up” to your favorites.
- The Skyd Expert Panel will answer the top voted questions.
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This week’s topic is:
Working with Weather, Equipment, or Time Restrictions
This week’s panel –
Tim is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) who has worked with youth, collegiate and professional athletes through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning Boston, High Intensity Training (HIT), 365 Performance, and NCAA Divisions I and III. He has played Ultimate at the college, club and summer league levels around the country.
Tyler is captain of Seattle Sockeye, where he is primarily a defensive handler. Known for guarding top handlers and distributing the disc after the turn, Tyler also leads Sockeye’s workouts. Tyler has played Ultimate for Tulane University, University of Michigan, BAT, and currently plays for Sockeye. He has experience coaching and teaching ultimate on youth, college and club levels on multiple continents.
Melissa dropped out of Chemistry at the University of Illinois in favor of playing more Ultimate and earning a Masters in Kinesiology. She has several years of coaching experience with both college and high school players. In 2010 she began Ultimate Results with the goal of providing better, Ultimate specific fitness and coaching resources to team captains and coaches. Melissa currently plays for Blue Route out of Philadelphia PA. You can read more about Melissa’s personal training regimen at melissasultimatefitness.com
Leslie Wu is a student at Stanford studying mobile health interventions. She is a hard-style Kettlebell certified instructor, a Z-Health Sports Performance Coach, and a USA Ultimate Level 1 Coach. Most recently she completed the USA Weightlifting (Olympic Lifting) Level 1 course in SF and writes for UltiTraining.com.
What gym equipment should I avoid? How do I train endurance when it’s a blizzard outside? Send us your questions on “Working with Weather, Equipment, or Time Restrictions.”