Posts tagged "designing training programs"

Brian Gwaltney: The Tangential Model of Periodization

How would an engineer look at strength and conditioning? Brian Gwaltney uses a unique background to look at how theories of periodization work out in real ...

Alwyn Cosgrove: The Program Is Your Responsibility

Medical history? No risk factors? Cleared to exercise? FMS score? What else do you need to know before you write the program?

Dan John: I’m The Coach and I’m Always Right

Sometimes athletes just don’t hear what their coach is saying . . . whether you are guiding their diet, training or performance, make sure they hear you.

Thomas Plummer: It Comes Down to Program Design

Don’t limit your business with the product you offer. Thomas Plummer shares his knowledge of how layered pricing can benefit your facility and help you with program design by properly...

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 goals.

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,...

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