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About The Author

Colby Knepp is the man behind the Marketing at TrainHeroic. He's also a husband, father, strength coach, former rugby athlete and life-long learner. Colby is a big fan of a Moscow mules, ass-to-grass squats and Korean BBQ.

Recent Posts

How To Use Team Performance Profiles To Maximize Engagement In Your Weight Room


If you care about improving athlete engagement, becoming more organized, saving time and improving your coaching practice, then you should consider using some sort of athlete and team performance profile in your strength program. Here's what you need to know to get started.

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Non-Traditional Programming Factors: How To Build Strength Through Adversity

There's so much more to being a strength and conditioning coach than improving the traditional factors like strength, power, speed, and conditioning. Have you taken into consideration the non-traditional factors like developing character, work ethic, and grit?

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Program Design Principles For High School Athletes: How to Develop Explosive Speed & Agility [Video]

There's about a thousand and one ways you can plan your speed and agility training: ladders, cones, grids, build up sprints, plyometrics, etc. But how can you be sure that all the time you're investing in off-season speed and agility training is actually paying off?

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Is The NFL Combine Broken?

"It's What We've Always Done"

LA Tech Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Kurt Hester has spent the past twenty years getting his athletes ready for the highest levels of competition.

In fact, he has trained many professional athletes from from National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Soccer (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and the NFL Combine classes.

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Percentages Are Worthless: Planning Volume and Intensity For High School Athletes

Do you use percentages to train your beginner level athletes? While it is certainly one way to get kids stronger, it might not be the best way to get it done. And because you're always looking for a better way to do things, we sought out a world class expert in the world of program design to help you combine the science of strength development with the art of real world coaching.

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Take The Stress Out Of The Test With Our New Testing, Standards, and Goal Setting Features

As a coach, you get jacked for testing day.
It’s a big day in your gym, with athletes beating previous personal records and setting the bar even higher for next time. With that in mind, we’re proud to announce our latest update to the CoachHeroic platform that will make major improvements to your work flow on testing day.

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PR & Chill: Strongman and Stress Management w/ Logan Gelbrich

Max effort day; for most athletes, it's a chance to howl at moon, crank up the tunes and test their physical limits (safely, of course). But far too often an athlete can place too big of an emphasis on beating previous maxes and actually end up under performing due to self induced stress.

In order to keep your athletes focused and squeeze out every last ounce of potential, it's your job as the coach to help them keep things in perspective.

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Plan Workouts Faster With Our Upgraded Calendar and Planning Tools

Coach - over the past few months we've increased the size of our development team; that means you can look forward to loads of great new features coming your way. We strive to be a coach-centric platform and know that you'll love the improvements we made to your calendar and planning tools.

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