Posts tagged "designing training programs"

Patrick Ward: My Training Philosophy

Patrick Ward presents a simple training philosophy that establishes priorities: manage the first two steps well, then go ahead and attack your specific goa...

Lee Burton: Programming Needs of a High School Football Player

What athletes want isn’t always what they need. Programming to blend their "wants" with what you decide they need is an art, as Lee Burton explains using the patterns of the Functiona...

Robert Linkul: Proper Transfers for Older Adults

Transfer movements are a vital part of so many exercises and trainers need to ensure that their clients do them with proper form. But, what are your clients doing in daily life . . . wh...

Mike Prevost: Protein Needs and Muscle Hypertrophy

Mike Prevost reports on the latest research to bring you information on dietary protein and muscle hypertrophy - including the different protein needs for bulking up, maintenance and we...

Guy Massi: Strength and Conditioning Coaches – Believe in Your Abilities and Work around Reality

Strength and conditioning coaches have enough challenges, but all too often they are issues of time and communication. Guy Massi looks at the complicated life of today’s strength coac...

Glenn Pendlay: Consistency in Olympic Lifting

No lifter is perfect, but consistency is important to Glenn Pendlay: if you're consistent with your mistakes, you can learn . . . and if you're consistent with your good technique, you'...

Dan John: Balance = Work/Rest/Play/Pray

Dan John goes back to second grade to expand on the compass that has helped guide him to find balance in his life. It’s simple and can work for you and your clients: Work, Rest, Pray,...

Patrick Ward: Enhancing the Physiological Buffer Zone

A healthy athlete needs to have a Physiological Buffer Zone; What are you doing to that area between full physical capacity and the point of breakdown, injury or pain? Patrick Ward asks...

Dan John: Assessments for “Everybody Else”

There’s so much out there about how to train elite athletes, but what do you do for “everybody else”? Dan John starts with a few of his simple assessments and covers the basics fo...

Dan John: Old Drills Reborn—Training Programs for “Everybody Else”

Thirty seconds on? I can do that. Thirty seconds off? Definitely. For thirty minutes? Say what? Dan John has some ideas that may convince you to add classic circuit training to your pro...

Joel Jamieson: Building the Performance Model

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that performance is the same for every sport . . . it’s literally a different ball game. The Performance Model is where the athlete, the requireme...

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