Here's a few definitions that have a lot of meaning in training:
Organism: a form of life made up of mutually interdependent parts that maintain vital processes.
Machine: an apparatus consisting of interrelated parts with separate functions used in the performance of work.
Interesting how these two words are similar, but vastly different. Yet, in the training world the connotation is often to train the body like a machine. In all…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2018 at 9:25pm
It doesn't matter what your training for, the reality is that all training is specific to how and in what manner you train. That's pretty simple right? I prudent review of comprehensive literature supports this notion. In this context, using exercises like barbell squats to improve sprint speed almost makes zero sense. Why, sure barbell squats can improve leg strength, but so can a lot of other exercises. In a very, very minimal sense barbell squats don't…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 7:17am
I use the heck out of notecards for just about every aspect of strength and conditioning planning. They are compact and easy to use; however, unformatted notecards can be uninviting to use. So, I design and format my own cards and put them in my Coach's Companion planner.
This card is formatted for a pre-hab circuit. Pre-hab is a very important aspect of comprehensive strength and conditioning. In some cases,…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 6:48am
I like to use whiteboards when facilitating physical training. They serve as a constructive piece of communication and can be quite an effective teaching aid. I format my whiteboards so that session information can be coordinated in the way I want it to be facilitated. I also like to use magnets with my mobile boards so that I can hang them up and free my hands to teach and/or demonstrate.…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 6:34am