Monthly Archives: April 2015

Originally posted on Greg Maness' Functional Sports Performance Blog:
Strength Coach: A Call to Serve Coach Jeff Connors has made a name for himself as a strength and conditioning coach. My first year at East Carolina University was 1991. That was…

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“Impressive Strength Levels” Fitness professional Bret Contreras gives you some targets to shoot for if you want to be known as the “strong guy or gal” at your local gym, health club or training center. In truth, these are indeed … Continue reading

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“Leave all the afternoon for exercise and….

“Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson

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“If we could give every individual….

“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” — Hippocrates

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“Exercise to stimulate, not to….

“Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn’t formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.” — Lee Haney

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“Success depends upon….

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” — Confucius

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“The Biomechanics of Squat Depth” In this NSCA Hot Topic Series paper by Brad Schoenfeld, he presents the research available relating to squat depth.

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“Exercises You Should Be Doing: KB Goblet Squat w/ Lowering” Fitness professional Tony Gentilcore sings the praises of the kettlebell goblet squat and introduces some variations such as the kettlebell goblet squat with lowering.

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“Exercise Science I’ve Never Used as a Personal Trainer” Here is another thought-provoking article by Nick Tumminello.

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“Stability Ball Leg Curl Exercise: A Better Way!” Coach Nick Tumminello provides his thoughts on performing the stability ball leg curl. In addition, Nick and fellow coach, Jim Kielbaso, share some ideas on utilizing the Sorinex Glute-Ham Roller.

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