Let's be honest, wall sits are not the most enjoyable after a long workout. Wall sits to sprints, though.... even more challenging! This group never complains and gives their best. Watch out for them during their soccer season; they'll be the team beating you and they'll have the best sportsmanship, too.
The only person who has control over you – is you. If you want to make something happen, you have to be able to rely on yourself. Many times if something doesn’t work out the way we want it to – we find somewhere to place the blame before we look at ourselves and what we could have done different. You are responsible for yourself. Personal responsibility is taking care of your obligations that matter the most– you deserve it! Your health and diet are within your power and con
A lot of times, working out is not the most difficult part of reaching fitness and wellness goals. Many times, struggle comes from motivation, or lack thereof. Find a friend or two to go to the gym or park with you on a regular basis. Connect with them on FitBit. Challenge each other. Reward yourself and your accountability partner with words of support and maybe even some fresh, new workout gear. Sometimes, you need a little extra motivation. We get that. Maybe you're
Summer is almost here and that means many athletes go into "summer training" mode for their school sport seasons. It is important to push yourself in the off-season so you can perform at your personal best when tryouts and game time roll around... and it will be sooner than you think! Jumpstart your summer training by taking advantage of Given100's SPRING training programs. When everyone else is working hard, you work harder. Decide how many days per week your team or athl
Most Given100 training starts with coaches. Coaches who choose Given100 know how important speed and agility training is to their athletes and see the value in working with someone like Coach Carl who loves and is experienced in his craft. Many of these coaches start by offering training to their teams, but many join in on training sessions and include their family, friends, and other athletes they know, too. The picture in this post is of one such coach, Coach Keith, who
At Given100, we know that being role models and examples for all athletes is important and we always keep this as part of the forefront of our program. Why? Well-developed athletes are more than just beasts on the field, track, or court; they are beasts at life. Given100 athletes are expected to present more than just athleticism, strength, and agility in their everyday actions. Athletes who train with Given100 learn and are expected to show humility, teamwork, respect, a
Given100 had the opportunity to work with SK365 last month to create a "Behind the Screens" video. Not only do we love working with Shirt Kong for all of our Given100 apparel, but we also love the work they do with multi-media productions. Here's what they said: "We took our cameras to the track and spent some time with Carl Givens, owner of sports performance training program Given100. He filled us in on what's most important when it comes to educating his athletes and ta