Posts tagged "strength training"

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 wh...

Dan John: Six Decades of Competition

Dan John recounts his 60 years of competition and shares his mistakes, his successes and his inspirations along the way.

Chris Holder: Qigong for Recovery and Health

Qigong is one of the most layered, ancient and powerful practices used to bring about massive health benefits and recovery efforts. Chris Holder tells us how it’s still relevant today...

Charlie Weingroff: High Threshold Strategy

High threshold strategies are necessary . . . but when? Charlie Weingroff discusses the issues that can result from incorrectly bracing for strength.

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...

Mike Boyle: Understanding and Training Hip Flexion

The key to injury prevention and injury rehab is a sound understanding of functional anatomy. Mike Boyle clears up misconceptions about the anatomy responsible for hip flexion.

Guy Massi: Oscillation, Amplitude and Dynamic Stability Training

Did you ever believe in something that didn’t work . . . until it did? That’s Guy Massi’s story with Dynamic Stability Training using oscillation.

Chris Holder: Conditioning for Competition—More Than Just Running

Do all athletes need to run? Chris Holder’s personal experiences playing football led him to look for other conditioning options to better prepare his athletes for competition.

Dan John: Principles of Training for the Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) Preparation Program

“It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish.” Dan John gives you the small, but important additions that lead to a successful Russian Kettlebell Certification experience.

Dan John: Olympic Lifting—Etching vs Reaction

Athletes live in transitions. Dan John differentiates between when those transitions should be reactive and when they should be etched—as in Olympic lifting.

Joe Di Stefano: Training for Obstacle Course Racing

Whether you are training to survive or compete, obstacle course racing requires specific programming. Spartan Race’s Pro Team manager, Joe DiStefano, knows what it takes.

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