Time Challenged Running Workout…


Question: I have run a couple of marathons but I have a new job and simply don’t have the time to take long runs anymore. I usually have twenty to forty minutes three to four days a week. When I run now it’s just not productive physically or mentally. What would be the best use […]

How to Improve Baseball Performance (as well as Other Sports)

Daryl Laws Baseball

Question: Baseball is done for the season but I was disappointed with how this season went for me. I feel like I can do a lot better. To be better next season I need to get stronger. What’s the best routine for that? Answer: Your question is general in nature but it requires an answer […]

Increase Bench Press Reps

Daryl Laws Increase Bench Press Reps

Question: I have summer football combines in June and one of the events I have trouble doing well is the bench press for reps. I do 300 pounds for a one rep max but don’t do well for reps. I heard you helped the player at the Shrine Bowl combine who did 40 reps. What […]

Key to Losing Weight for Knee Replacement Surgery

Loose Weight

Question: I have to lose 100 pounds in order to be able to have a knee replacement. What can I do for cardio and what can I do for weight training to get the weight off? Answer: If you are a candidate for a knee replacement then there are several exercises that you need to […]

The Most Challenging Thing for a Personal Trainer?


Question: I have considered becoming a personal trainer. What is the most challenging part of being a trainer? Answer: For what we do it’s the psychology. It’s the ability of finding the keys to the personality of the individual you’re training. If you can get in their heads and convince them that they can reach […]

Making Time to Workout and Train with a Busy Schedule

Daryl Laws Make Time to Workout Train

Question: I actually work next door to a gym but it’s difficult to find time within the day to go there and often by the end of the day I’m too tired to think about training or I have “third shift” and it’s time to take care of my kids and the family. I want […]

Preparation for College Athletes Should Begin in the Ninth Grade in the Classroom

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Question: I read your article last week and wanted to know what would be the best course to prepare a high school athlete for the opportunity to become a collegiate athlete? Answer: Preparation for college should begin in the ninth grade in the classrooms. Many fine athletes have missed opportunities to be collegiate athletes because […]

Training for Soccer at the Next Level


Question: Our daughter plays soccer and plays it well. She is a junior and would like to play in college. What does she need to do in order to be able to do that? She took weightlifting in school last semester but it didn’t seem to make a difference. Answer: Standard weightlifting that is offered […]

Training While Protecting Existing Injury

Daryl Laws Workout

Question: I was a collegiate athlete and sustained injuries during that time which now inhibit my ability to train heavy. I train three days a week alternating upper and lower body. I do cardio on the treadmill four times a week. With that I have lost weight but would like to drop another fifteen pounds. […]

Physique Division of Bodybuilding Competition

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Question: I was considering competing in the Physique division of one of the bodybuilding competitions in the area this year. My job requires that I have above average strength and flexibility so I thought that would be more suitable for me. What should I focus on to train for this? Answer: Let’s clarify that the […]