We all know things like deadlifts and Olympic lifts are great general posterior chain builders, so I’m going to leave those movements for now in favor of some more over-arching philosophy.Read More >
In my past two articles we’ve thoroughly exhausted how to assess mobility limitations and master basic positions for kipping, and how to build strength and master technique and timing for different kipping variations.
Now it’s time we talk about how to fit all of this into your training or coaching.Read More >
Introducing The Rundown!
Each week we comb the internet for the most interesting and most impactful news and content in coaching, training and people being their best and bring it to the TrainHeroic blog.
Think of it as your assistant coach that updates you once a week only with stuff you care about and does a great job of making your life easier.Read More >
Game Day! The best day of the week for athletes around the world. You're excited, anxious and ready to hit the field and put it all on the line for your team.
Regardless of the sport, the body and mind are taxed when put under the stressors of competition and game day.
You might be a triathlete, football player or golfer - when it comes to recovery, our bodies operate the same: the body needs rest or a return to homeostasis, fuel (food) and hydration, namely electrolyte replacement.Read More >
Regardless of the sport an athlete is training for, the possibility of training beyond their means via under-recovering or increased volume and intensity is almost guaranteed.
With this in mind many coaches and athletes are looking for ways to measure their daily training capacity so they can make adjustments to programs to optimize performance. The goal is always to maximize the return on investment and work smarter not just harder.
But this is easier said then done. How can a coach or athlete distinguish between emotion and physical readiness?Read More >
I have spent my entire life involved in athletics.
Between my own playing days and now in my coaching life, I have spent over 30 years being directly involved in some capacity with a team.
What I am about to tell you is not the opinion of some rigid coach; it’s a cold hard fact of life that you must grasp.
Being late is unacceptable. Period.Read More >
It all started back in 2013; Rich Froning had won his third CrossFit Games, Thrift Shop was the #1 song and The Wolf of Wall Street had the world asking "what the hell are quaaludes and why would I want to do that to my brain?"Read More >