Thank Norbert Shemansky for Your Weightlifting Category
The rationalization of the body weight categories didn't exist before Norbert Schemansky.
The Mature Athlete: Building Athleticism in Baby Boomers
The first thing to realize about coaching masters is that age is not the most important factor.
Age Isn't Just a Number: Programming for Older Clients
Older clients are capable of amazing things. Plan smart to help them stay strong and mobile now and in the future.
Escape the "Busy" Trap and Find Time to Exercise
You can make excuse after excuse about why you aren't being active, or you can simply find a way to make it work.
Injury-Free Running at 40: 2 Tricks and a 6-Week Plan
How do you go about acquiring serious running volume as a mature athlete when running can often lead to break downs?
Control Your Athletic Destiny With Hormone Replacement Therapy
Loss of hormones as we age can certainly put a damper on your athletic dreams. But the situation is not out of your control.
2 Fitness Solutions for Serious Athletes Over 40
Just because you're over forty doesn't mean you can't still train hard. But you will need to make a few adjustments.
Train to Win in 24 Weeks: Masters Swimming and 5K Running Events
This cycle of the Mature Athlete workouts is a unique 24-week fitness program. Weeks 1-12 focus on winning a Master's swimming event. Weeks 13-24 emphasize winning a 5k run event.
You're Not 20 Anymore: 2 Tips for Older Athletes
Working out gets tough as you get older. But it’s probably not for the reasons you’d think.
Fitter and Faster Over Fifty: A Plan for Older Athletes
The market is filled with clients who are over 50, and this book's message is important for them to understand.
Two Over-60 Athletes Who Prove You Can Compete at Any Age
Don't read these two stories if you don't want to be inspired. You're never too old to try something new.
The Contrast Week (Athlete Journal 122)
Here are the two essential questions you need to answer when planning your deload week.
Varying Squat Stance for Quad Development (Athlete Journal 121)
This week I worked on my weaknesses and took some advice from a friend about varying my squat stance.
Extreme Effort Is Only Temporary (Athlete Journal 120)
As the new year approaches, think about your average daily habits and look for opportunities to improve them.
Examine Your Operating System (Athlete Journal 119)
I challenge you to explore your personal system of training and assess what's most important to you.
Monitoring and Tracking Your Intensity Quotient (Athlete Journal 118)
One of the advantages of weight training is that it allows for quantification of your body's response to stressors.
5 Essential Tips for Coaching the 40-and-Over Crowd
Coaching clients over forty isn't just about teaching technique, but also learning how to communicate with them.
The Still Going Strong Past 50 Program, Part 2
Cycle 10 of the Mature Athlete Program focuses on a simple yet effective 3-day per week menu consisting of joint-friendly exercises.
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