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How to Attack a High Rep Set

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On a day to day basis I see many types of people go through their first couple workouts. On one hand we have the “newbie-to-lifting-but-is-amazing-at-sports,” and on the other hand I often encounter the “wants-to-lose-weight-and-has-no-idea-where-to-start” individual. This is fantastic, and I commend these people for having the charisma to step outside of their comfort zone and into something that is […]

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Random Thoughts on Conditioning – 9.17.15

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Just in the past few days I’ve encountered the unique scenario of presenting two similar trains of thoughts to two different types of populations. After finishing an in-service for Merrimack College Strength and Conditioning, and one speaking engagement at Cressey Sports Performance, there are some insights that I’ve come away with that I’m going to share with you today.   […]

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The Assessment Experiments: Installment 2

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In The Assessment Experiments: Installment 1, I laid out the basic principles with which I view assessments on a regular basis. One item I want to expand on is the idea of regional interdependence. Originally, regional interdependence talks about how one area of the body may be affecting another’s dysfunction or maybe even pain. This can be described further by […]

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The Assessment Experiments: Installment 1

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Within the fitness, strength and conditioning industry, and physical therapy realm, there has been a recent surge towards identifying what assessments are, how they can be utilized, and how they can be implemented in a practical manner in order to derive best practice for athletes, clients, and patients. From a logical standpoint, it merely makes sense – understand the standards […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations: Installment 7

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Many trainers and coaches follow the thought process that unilateral work is a quality that is necessary for functional transfer. This idea holds true, whether you are simply looking to start running to lose weight, or whether you are aiming to sprint for performance (both exercises that necessitate having one leg in contact with the ground for a given distance). […]

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Musings and Things to Read – 7.15.2015

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Hope your summer is going along swimmingly! Here are some of my thoughts as many of our college and high school athletes are coming mid-way through their off-season training. Movement Doesn’t Tell The Whole Picture Biomechanical (in)efficiencies do not equate to physiological competency. Just because you move well in isolation outside of your sport, does not mean you have enough […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations: Installment 6

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As many of our athletes have returned from their high school and collegiate seasons (and go on to play summer baseball as well), there have been many individuals who, for several reasons, have only just returned to lifting on a more regular schedule. When it comes down to it, there are only so many general preparatory exercises that need maintenance […]

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Improving Communication and Developing Awareness – From Student to Coach

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My history in the fitness and strength and conditioning industry is rife with education and internships: Undergraduate degree in Kinesiology Over 1500+ hours of internship time with 4 various private facilities Several continuing education courses from various organizations Multiple speaking engagements; both in-person and online With this time, I have personally seen over 30-40 interns come and go with respect to […]

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Musings & Things to Watch and Listen To – 7.4.15

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Happy 4th of July! Today I want to cover identifying limitations with the toe touch, improving understanding of the handstand, and other items with respect to individual movement qualities. Elite Training Mentorship – Improving the Toe Touch When I take individuals through the movement assessment process, one quality that often goes overlooked is the ability to touch your toes. There […]

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Getting Personal with Mike Robertson (Q&A)

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Today I have a special post: I recently had a chance to talk shop with Mike Robertson of RobertsonTrainingSystems.com about his newly released product, Physical Preparation 101. Now, whenever there happens to be a product release by one of the top trainers or coaches in this industry, there is always a flood of posts relating to how awesome their product is […]

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