New York Lizards Blog

At Home Workouts for Kids who Miss Lacrosse

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 15, 2020 12:43:08 PM

Lacrosse is and always will be an excellent reason to exercise. Even though the youth lacrosse season is on hold, physical activity shouldn’t be postponed, too. Encourage your children to stay in shape by doing these at home workouts for kids.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development

No Frills Exercises to Improve Youth Athletic Performance

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Professional lacrosse players are not just stick wizards. They have reached the highest level of America’s oldest sport, because they also can sprint like the wind, turn on a dime and jog for hours on end. If you want to play like Rob Pannell and the rest of the New York Lizards squad, work these seven basic youth athletic performance exercises into your weekly routine.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development, Off Season

A Sports Performance Training Playlist that will Pump you Up

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jan 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Sports performance training is all about creating a positive state of mind. You might need a hard rock song to get the blood pumping. Or, you might need an upbeat tune to be able to stay positive even when your body is telling you to quit. Whatever your workout routine may be, this Lizards-approved playlist has all the inspiration you need.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development, Off Season

A Lax Player's Guide to Winning Summer Vacation

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Summer vacation is the perfect time to retool your lacrosse game. Lax players who work hard through the dog days of August are the ones who gain a leg up on the competition. If you want to earn more playing time next season, consider this list of dos and don’ts your essential summer reading.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Training, Player Development, Off Season

How to Improve Lacrosse Footwork in 3 Steps

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In the fastest game on two feet, quickness and agility can be a real difference-maker. In order to stay ahead of the competition, athletes typically work all year round to improve their footwork. If you would like to make yourself a more complete player, try practicing one or all of these lacrosse footwork drills.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development

7 Sports Performance Secrets of the Pros

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Feb 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The best lacrosse players are always looking for ways to get better. Even off-the-field, they work hard to improve their sports performance, so they can earn more playing time. Whether it’s eating a balanced diet or doing conditioning exercises, there are several important actions every athlete must take in order to perform in top shape.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Training, Player Development

How to Achieve your Fitness Goals in the New Year

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Dec 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you play lacrosse, the start of a New Year is a good time to evaluate your off-season workout routine and set new fitness goals. With roughly two months until the first day of high school lax tryouts, the work you do in January could set the tone for the entire season.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning

The Coolest Winter Workout Trends for Lacrosse Players

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Dec 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There may be snow on the ground, but that’s no reason to stop off-season training. If the cold weather has broken your rhythm, try spicing up your routine with the latest winter workout trends.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning

Sports Activities (Other than Lacrosse) to Play this Fall

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Sep 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s easy to get obsessed with a game as great as lacrosse, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore everything else. There are many sports activities you can play this fall that will improve your physical fitness.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Training, Player Development

Smart Back to School Lacrosse Workouts for Teens

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With the first day of school approaching fast, now is the right time to jump back into a physical fitness routine. Since we know it can be difficult to get started, we have compiled these five Lizards-approved lacrosse workouts that will build your strength, speed, agility, power and endurance.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development