"Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach" - Jeff Connors from East Carolina University and author of "Strength Coach, a Call to Serve". Spoke to Coach Connors about his early days at Bucknell in the late 80s, an Overview of his book, his philosophy and where it was shaped from, single leg training, speed development and more.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about Stretching, his article “Everyday Matters, You May Not Know Who You Knew”, and a forum post called "Farmer’s walks with perturbations".
"Ask the Equipment Experts with Perform Better" - Erin McGirr joins us to talk about the latest sale, the announcement of the Functional Training Summit with some free sessions added and The Assault Air Bike.
"The Business of Fitness" with Results Fitness University - Mike Wunsch finishes his series on working with different personality types.
"The Art of Coaching with EXOS, (formerly Athletes' Performance and Core Performance)"- Calin Butterfield is on to finish up his series on Olympic Weightlifting.
"Functional Movement Systems Segment"- Brett Jones on to talk all about asymmetries.
"Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach" - Kevin Neeld from Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman NJ, disusses some topics from his new DVD, Optimizing Movement, including the foundations of optimal movement, how do we know if a joint is neutral or centrated, how does being naturally assymetrical affect our assessments, starting with the egg, breathing and so much more.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks his takeaways from the MBSC Seminar, his upcoming presentation in Dublin, when it's ok to go beyond technical failure and supplementation.
"Ask the Equipment Experts with Perform Better" - Erin McGirr joins us to talk about the latest sale and The Cube.
"The Business of Fitness" with Results Fitness University - Mike Wunsch continues his series on "Coaching different Personality Profiles" with "How to Talk to Your Client"
"The Art of Coaching with EXOS, (formerly Athletes' Performance and Core Performance)"- Mark Verstegen is on to discuss the new name change, including why they changed, how the process worked and how they picked EXOS.
"Functional Movement Systems Segment"- Charlie Weingroff is on to talk about why we need a baseline and how it can influence our training.
"Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach" - Bill Knowles talks about the lecture from the MBSC Winter Seminar and the Perform Better Circuit, "Reconditioning: A Performance Based Model for Injured Athletes". Bill talked about why he doesn't like the term "prehab"; how coaches and therapists should be working together; "a Joint Comprimised Athlete is a Load Comprimised Athlete" and so much more.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about eye position in the clean, Trap bar jumps, programing anti-rotation/chop & lifts and using isometric holds.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about his article "Abbreviations and the curse of knowledge”; a part of Malcom Gladwell’s
book “David & Goliath”; and his takeaways from the Dave Tenney interview.
This resource is about as thorough as they come; it’s almost
like a choose-your-own adventure book for people looking to achieve their
The programs in this resource start out with a quick and
easy (yet effective) assessments so that you can identify a few important
things that must be taken into account to effectively individualize your 16-week
This resource also includes over 200 incredibly detailed coaching
videos; it’s like being in a half-day seminar with Eric where he coaches you
through the drills just like you’re one of his professional athletes or
On Tuesday, I told you about a video on
training upper body pressing from Eric Cressey. It blew up on Facebook and Twitter and today, Eric and I have another one for you, this time about using breathing to increase mobility and stability.
I know, everyone has been talking about breathing lately. The problem is that not a lot of coaches have really talked about how to use it in the exercises and programs. This takes it to a whole new level!
Eric’s video today focuses on some of the breathing
strategies he uses in terms of exercise selection and coaching cues. Check it out here
I had a sneak preview of the video so I used three of the exercises with my 60 year old client Joe, who has been experiencing some left side hip pain. He felt great afterwards and said he is definitely going to be using the Deep Squat Breathing with Lat Stretch for his homework. We were already using the Dead Bug but have modified it per Eric's recommendations to see if we can get better results.