Posts tagged "strength training"
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 at...
“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.
Athletes live in transitions. Dan John differentiates between when those transitions should be reactive and when they should be etched—as in Olympic lifting.
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.
Gray Cook and Dan John look at the self-limiting value of using holds in the tall-kneeling position. It’s amazing how quickly asymmetries appear.
If you want to be a great coach, you need to be a great communicator. Chris Holder guides you on errors that can easily be corrected to better convey your knowledge to your athletes.
What is power? Do you have the foundation for the power that you want to accomplish your goals? Brett Jones uses the push press as an example of using patterns to build strength . . . t...
Changing direction with speed and agility is a ‘symphony’ of athleticism – Chris Holder discusses the vital importance of turning speed and how he coaches it to his teams’ advan...
Spreadsheets are great for developing percentage-based strength training programs, but Glenn Pendlay wonders if they change how we view the training experience.
Dea and Harris dissect the bench press as an example of how and when function should determine the treatment of movement mistakes: What do the numbers say? What’s the athletic carry o...
Chris Holder: Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Are We Lifting the Athleticism Out of Our Athletes?
Strength and conditioning coaches exist to fully prepare their athletes for the endeavors and challenges ahead. We may also be hurting them if we lift without guiding principles.
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