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Finding Your Why And Setting Goals

Everyone has something that they strive for; a goal, an achievement, a dream. It can be anything you want it to be. It’s probably a safe bet that a lot of our athletes at M14 want to play at the college or professional level. These are amazing goals. Goals that some of M14’s very own…
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What Should I Do For Recovery?

One aspect of training that may not get enough attention as it should is the importance of recovery. We do all this work in the weight room and on the court, yet without proper recovery, we are not getting the benefit of our training. Now the questions that you are asking yourself, “what do I…
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Why Should I Sleep?

If you are only sleeping 4-5 hours a night due to staying up to playing video games or watching Netflix, you may want to reconsider it. As an athlete, we want to do everything we can to be as successful as possible, and skipping out on sleep is holding you back towards that goal. If…
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How to Increase Your Hops at Home

“Coach, I want to dunk!” is a common phrase probably every basketball player has said at some point in their careers. We have heard many of our own M14 athletes say this themselves. In this short blog, we hope to show some ways to help increase your vertical while at home! To start, you will…
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Flexibility: Important? If So, What Do I Do?

At one point in your life, you most likely have experienced a tight back, hips, or hamstring, to name a few. Especially now being at home all day we will be sitting in front of the computer and watching TV more than usual, which means an increase chance of tightness. Why does it matter? We…
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What Type/How Much Food Should I Eat?

“What type of food should I eat/how much?” is a commonly heard question we hear at M14. Should I eat cookies, chicken, or pasta? This question has inspired me to write a short blog answering this simple yet complex issue. Three main macronutrients make up what we eat; which are protein, carbohydrates, and fat. Each plays…
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