Dear Strength Coach,
How do you sequence plyometric exercises over the course of a macrocycle (16-20 weeks of training)?
It’s well accepted that a client/athlete adapts to an exercise in 4-6 weeks (or less). So, if we are training a client for 16-20 weeks, we need a well designed sequence of exercises leading towards the stated goal (for example, improving a vertical jump).
I know this may sound heretic, but in the first steps of this sequence the purpose of…Continue
Most often "neck training" and "Core training" and talked about as two seperate "types" of training, but in reality they are not.
Just defining what "the core" is, seem to be a controversial topic. The definition that makes most sense to me was given to me by Paul Chek, who considers the core to be "everything except the arms and legs". So the core by that definition includes the neck.
I have never done a lot of necktraining myself…Continue
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The emphasis of “core” training and particularly the emphasis on training the core as an anti-rotation, anti-flexion, and anti-extension entity has reached a point where we have overreacted and, as coaches,
may potentially be harming our athletic development. Now don’t get me
wrong, I’m not coming down and saying that we are over emphasizing core
training and that we shouldn’t be training it in the weight room with
respect to said functions. Instead, I’m asserting that…
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