Posts tagged "exercise program design"

Mike Prevost: Ruck Training Programs

Interested in the potential offered by ruck training? Because of its history as a means of military conveyance, there’s plenty of information out there o...

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...

Robert Linkul: The Phobias of Training Older Adults

If you’re afraid of training older clients, you aren’t just missing out on a large business demographic. You’re not helping some of the clients who need you the most.

Charlie Weingroff: Corrective Exercise for the Movement Professional

Corrective exercise works through negative feedback, so when Charlie Weingroff wants to program exercises that work . . . he tries to pick something that his client can’t beat.

Chris Holder: Achieving Training Goals — The Devil is in the Details

We all want to leave the gym better than when we arrived, but all too often, poor technique, misguided programming and inefficiency set us up to miss our training goals, and even worse,...

Dan John: Older Clients and Falls

Thousands of Americans die every year from falls and fall-related injuries. The right exercises for your older clients can help prevent falling . . . so why aren’t we doing them?

Gray Cook: Don’t Rush the Movement Learning Process

During the first four weeks of strength training, your cellular metabolism and cellular structure don’t change. What happens? Movement learning happens . . . if you give it time.

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Stacy Barrows: Foam Roller History and Practical Use

Can we do anything without a foam roller anymore? Stacy Barrows fills you in on why they are so popular and why they work so well . . . when used correctly.

Dan John: The Art of Coaching

Sure, there’s a science of coaching . . . But for Dan John, the art of coaching is what gets results: The art of making people think what they need to do is what they want to do.

Lee Burton: Active Straight Leg Raise — Corrective or Conditioning?

Beyond a screen, is the Active Straight Leg Raise a corrective, a workout or conditioning exercise? Lee Burton explains how it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.

Chris Holder: An Argument for Early Specialization in Sports

The argument against early specialization is a strong one, but Chris Holder believes that an early focus on one sport can be beneficial, if done correctly with a dedicated, well thought...

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