Athlete Development

An interview with legendary strongman Odd Haugen as he talks about the ins-and-outs of the fitness industry.
Weightlifting is more well-known than ever before, so now is a good time to actually understand the term.
Hill running teaches the drive phase of a sprint like nothing else can.
The mind-body connection is critical for athletic development. How does the coach influence this heightened connection?
The first thing to realize about coaching masters is that age is not the most important factor.
There’s no position on a football team more important than the offensive line, and the hips unlock amazing athleticism.
Teaching methods and coaches are evolving, as are the cookie-cutter software programs.
Resist the temptation to think that if your athletes are doing complex things, then the workout is good.
An athlete’s ability to accelerate, decelerate, and accelerate again is the name of the game.
Coaches are inundated with cool-looking, “sport-specific” exercises. But simplicity is the key to progress.
“If it is hard, then it is good for them” is the recipe for a tough team that is weak and slow. We are smarter than that.
A shift in perspective is what the industry needs to prioritize movement for the long haul.
it’s time to challenge the dogma that power cleans must be the backbone of your off-season program. Let's look at alternatives.
With the right approach, you can develop a training plan that will empower any mom-to-be.
Individualization is the most productive way to organize a team of lifters to achieve their highest potential.
Smart group programming is secondary to a good community, but it can also be an effective way to build relationships.
Coaching grip the correct way will have a profound impact on your athletes' performance and longevity.