Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Syracuse, NY based strength and conditioning coach Ricky Kompf. Ricky’s a good friend, works with a ton of youth athletes, and he knows his stuff. What I like about his message is that he always stresses the basics first. No fluff, no smoke and mirrors, no speed camps, and… Read more
Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach Erica Suter. She discusses a topic that sometimes makes me want to throw my face into an ax: youth athletes and how they should train. FYI: I agree with everything she says in this post. It’s excellent. Full Disclosure: I’m an 80’s baby who suffers from childhood… Read more
Spoiler Alert: the answer is . . . Resiliency. Not lack of coaching, availability of fitness equipment, or the support of overzealous parents who feel their little Jimmy or Tiffany could be the next Mike Trout or Heather O’Reilly. Continue reading my latest article on STACK…..
I’m not bashful when it comes to admitting my weaknesses as a coach. I did it before when I wrote a post not long ago explaining why I don’t include the Olympic lifts into my programs, and I’ll do it again today. Ready? Speed and explosive training is not my strong suit. This is not to… Read more
Before I get to the meat and potatoes of today’s post I first wanted to thank everyone one who came out to CrossFit 714 in Anaheim, CA for mine and Dean’s workshop. We had 30 trainers and coaches from all over the Western portion of the country attend (even from Utah and Hawaii) and I… Read more