Posts tagged "strength training"

Dan John: Symmetry Work

What’s missing in strength training? Dan says “Symmetry Work” . . . and shows you just the kind of lifts and exercises he uses to identify and correc...

Dan John: What Makes an Athlete Elite?

Dan John details some of the internal qualities and external criteria that differentiate elite athletes from the rest. What does it take to master your sport?

Mike Prevost: Resistance Training Repetition Schemes and Their Applications

The complexity of resistance training programming is best approached by breaking down the lift into its systems. How many reps with how much weight? The answer is probably simpler than ...

Charlie Weingroff: The Hip Hinge from the Neuromuscular Perspective

Charlie Weingroff elaborates on the importance of the hip hinge from the neuromuscular perspective . . . and why he thinks you should be able to touch your toes before you deadlift.

Mike Boyle: It’s Not the Program; It’s the Coaching

If you had to make the choice, would it be great program or great coaching? Mike Boyle tackles that question with an answer that’s all about the human component.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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