Coaches Corner

SKILL VS PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATION

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What’s the biggest limiting factor holding you back?   When an athlete comes to me asking for ways to improve a specific movement it usually comes down to being an issue of skill / technique or physiological adaptation.  These can be easily confused and can sometimes require additional information.   Skill   A skill is […]

Nutrition

HOW TO DEAL WITH WEAK DAYS

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Have you ever walked into the gym and just felt off? You couldn’t work at your normal intensity? You didn’t even want to put in 100%? Your lifts felt uncomfortable and/or weak? You felt tight and nothing was working for you? Even worse- you started failing lifts you know you can make? The good news is […]

Endurance

STRENGTH FOR THE ENDURANCE ATHLETE

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You would think an endurance athlete would only benefit from training their cardiovascular system. It’s specific to the task they will be doing on race day.  Spending time in the weight room doing squats, deadlift, lunges, pull ups, and presses would be a waste of time and would just add useless bulk. Well you’d be […]

Coaches Corner

BODYBUILDING IN THE FUNCTIONAL FITNESS WORLD

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How Bodybuilding and Functional Fitness Differ   Functional Fitness The goal of Functional Fitness is to increase the amount of work someone can do in a given amount of time, or how fast they can finish a given amount of work. The prescription is functional movements that exert the most power in a shorter amount […]