|Conditioning Know How|
By Chad Zimmerman (as appeared in STACK Magazine, March 2006)
Todd Durkin, founder of Fitness Quest 10, two-time personal trainer of the year, and performance coach to LaDainian Tomlinson, Drew Brees and many other NFL greats, knows conditioning is a crucial part of an athletes training plan. Although many athletes may not be aware, there is a science to conditioning and guidelines any athlete playing a fast-pace and intense sport should use when conditioning for their sport. Durkin throws down some advice on anaerobic conditioning, the type of conditioning all football, baseball, volleyball, track, soccer and basketball athletes should use when preparing for the season.