Monthly Archives: July 2014

“Does research support the use of foam rolling?” Chris Beardsley of Strength & Conditioning Research takes a look at the available research in regards to foam rolling. Advertisements

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“Becoming a Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach” Here is a link to videos of coach Matthew Krause speaking at the NSCA’s 2014 Coaches Conference in regards to the steps to be taken in becoming a professional strength and conditioning coach.

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“Squat Biomechanics: Butt Wink – What is it, What Causes it, & How Can it be Improved?” In this video coach Bret Contreras addresses butt wink, a common problem seen in the squat.

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“B.S. Detection 101 For Fitness Professionals” Fitness professional Nick Tumminello has posted a link to his free webinar, “B.S. Detection 101 For Fitness Professionals.” While presented for the fitness professional, I think it would be valuable viewing for anyone that … Continue reading

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“Mr Mike Young” My mentor, Mike Young, presents on the topic of pre-season and in-season conditioning for professional football (a.k.a. soccer in the United States).

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“What The Gambler Can Teach You About Strength Training” Fitness professional Bret Contreras makes the case that Kenny Rogers’ hit song “The Gambler” holds lessons that can be applied to your strength training.

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“Setting Up Your Cardio Plan For Maximal Results” Fitness professional Tyler English shares his views on how to structure your training plan, as it regards cardio work, based upon the amount of time that you have available to train each week.

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“Atlas Stone” Coach Joel Jamieson at 8WeeksOut.com brings in national champion strongmen Patrick Castelli and Zack McCarley to teach the technique of lifting atlas stones for strongman competitions or strongman training.

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“How to Tire Flip” In this 8WeeksOut.com video Strongman National Champion Patrick Castelli and 6-Time Strongman National Champion Zack McCarley teach the technique for flipping tires. Hopefully my technique has gotten better since my first effort years ago (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1xteWDu3Wo). 🙂

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“Is Cardio or Strength Training Better for Fat Loss?” Fitness professional Nick Tumminello makes the case that traditional “cardio” can be eliminated from your fat loss program if your nutrition plan is on target. He also makes a strong case for incorporating strength … Continue reading

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