New York Lizards Blog

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

How to Stay Fit after the Boys Lacrosse Season Ends

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Even though the boys lacrosse season is over, it doesn’t mean it’s time to eat potato chips and sit on the couch. Instead, build on last season’s momentum with a physical fitness program.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development

Lacrosse Sports Performance Secrets from the Pros

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In a game as fast as lacrosse, you must be at the top of your game to make an impact on the field. To be the best, you need more than raw talent. Even the greatest professional lacrosse players work hard all year round to reach and maintain their peak form. If you are a youth lacrosse player shooting to become the next Paul Rabil, follow his lead in more than practicing wall ball. By learning these four sports performance secrets from the pros, you can be better positioned to reach all of your lacrosse goals.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Training, Player Development

Outstanding Tips for In-Season Athletic Training

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you have worked hard all winter to arrive at lacrosse tryouts in top form, it would be a waste to let your athletic training progress slip away during the season. If you would like to raise the level of your game, these five tips will help you get the most results from in-season workout programs.

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Topics: Lacrosse Conditioning, Player Development