Posts Tagged with "training athletes"

Training Athletes vs. General Population Clients

A few years ago, while presenting at the NSCA Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, I mentioned to the crowd that I don’t work with a lot of athletes anymore. By choice. Training Athletes vs. General Population Clients Instead, I explained that currently 90-95% of my clientele are made up of general population clients. You know, “normal” people…. Read more

Why College Athletes Should Not Include Olympic Lifting In Their Programs

It’s not lost on me that the title of this particular blog post may ruffle a few feathers out there. There are many coaches and facilities in the world who implement the OLY lifts with their athletes and find great success with this approach. Conversely, there are also many coaches and facilities in the world… Read more

Addressing the Stone Cold Facts of Training Athletes

Remember that show diary on MTV? You know, the one that aired back in the early to mid-2000s? The documentary style show centered mostly on musicians and celebrities and followed them through their daily lives. Each episode started with said celebrity looking into the camera and saying….. “You think you know, but you have no idea.”… Read more

How the Powerlifts and Sport(s) Go Together Like Peanut Butter & Jelly

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach, and good friend, Kelsey Reed. Some of you may recall Kelsey’s popular post – Fitness Marketing to Females: Don’t Be a Victim! – from a few months ago. She’s back. And this time she’s discussing the powerlifts and how applicable they are when training for sport(s). Enjoy…. Read more