Are your workouts actually effective? Are you getting the most for your effort and your time? Here's how to analyze your training and make sure what you've got is really counting.
"Complex training" refers to training two tasks that force the body to build strength, while building neural links between them. Here's how to do it in preparation for a race or combat situation.
Is more actually better? Scientists studied Australian football players to determine if an increase in training volume would also result in an increase in performance.
After writing an article on how specialization is for insects, I received more than one email from people asking how they could create a smart plan. Well, here it is - all laid out.
Scientists took a close look at how body movement changed due to fatigue from resistance training. This gives coaches new information on how to effectively coach and program for their athletes.
Your mission as a CrossFit coach is to challenge the client in your gym, get them stronger, and lead them on the path to mastery and competence without injuring them. Here's the prescription for that.
A good training program produces gains in strength, power, lean muscle mass, or whatever your training goal may be. These articles will help you create effective training plans that produce results.
What is "programming?" Programming, simply stated, is the workouts your trainer gives you. On a deeper level, it's the expertise, science, and passion in your coach transcribed onto paper.
You hear a lot of fancy talk about how to train, but today I'm outlining the new pragmatic principles for 2013. Guaranteed to work. You might be familiar with a few of them.
What kind of competitor are you? Do you like to be head-to-head or out in front? Or do you avoid competition? I was recently confronted with my own psyche and I'm ready to keep exploring.
We hear a lot about "periodization" - but what is it exactly? Is still useful, or is it simply outdated? Science takes a look by comparing different blocks of training time. Find out what was learned.
You read about training programs all the time, but how do you adapt them into what's useful for you? Read along while I break down how I adapted Wendler's 5/3/1 to fit my endurance training goals.
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