A Good Exercise


At least once a day I get a call or an email asking if a particular exercise is good or bad. In general an exercise is not good or bad, it is the context in which they are applied. I do think there are exercises that are harmful and dangerous, but with those exceptions it all comes down to context. – Where in the workout, where in the plan, what is the chronological and training age of the athlete. These are just a few factors that determine context.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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