For the last 9 months you have trained hard and heavy getting ready for the season. You don’t want to piss away that progress, do you?Read More >
The governing rule for all strength and conditioning or general performance training programs is the S.A.I.D. principle.
The S.A.I.D. principle stands for Specific Adaptations to Imposed Demands.
Essentially, what this tells us is that the body will adapt and respond based on the specific physical demands we place upon it. Simply put, tell the body what outcome you want, and it will make the physical adaptations.Read More >
Fact: “The strong are generally more useful and harder to kill.” – Mark Rippetoe
You see, strength is sexy. Raw, eye-popping strength is something everybody wants, but very few can achieve. Those who are able to achieve it unlock a whole new world both inside and outside of the gym.Read More >
Winter sports are starting to wrap up, and a large majority of your student athletes are ramping up to begin their spring sport seasons.Read More >
It’s December 28th. Most teams have already completed their max strength testing. The ones that have not tested yet are most likely scheduled to test during the first week of January.
This is the way things are done, and they have always been done that way.
Wait, how does that quote go?
“The most dangerous phrase in the language is – ‘We’ve always done it this way.'”Read More >
This three part series addresses the specific goals of each phase and how an effective high school level coach should program in order to provide their athletes with a comprehensive and effective off-season regimen.Read More >
Editors Note: This is the first installment in a multi-part series on off-season strength training for football at the high school level. In the next few posts we'll explore how you should organize your training from Late November through Early August.Read More >