READING RECOMMENDATIONS 12

1. 5 Updates to My In-Season Training

By Mike Robertson (8/8/16)

I’ve been doing this physical preparation thing for 16 years now, and it’s safe to say I’ve learned a thing or two along the way…

2. 5 Thoughts on Sprinting

By Mike Robertson (10/3/14)

I’m a huge believer that if you really want to understand something, you need to teach others what you’ve learned…

3. You NEED Long Duration, Low Intensity Cardio

By Mike Robertson (6/27/13)

Long duration, low-intensity cardio has a myriad of benefits…

4. Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

By Christian Thibaudeau (6/20/16)

There are two guidelines you should follow if 1) you lift hard and heavy and 2) you’re an experienced lifter…

5. Tip: Improve Your Mobility on Squats & Deadlifts

By Dean Graddon (6/26/16)

Does your lower back hurt during deadlifts, even if you use good form? Do you experience hamstring pain? Have trouble getting below parallel on your squats without your heels popping up? These are signs that your ankle dorsiflexion mobility is a problem…

6. Deconstructing the Deadlift

By Mark Rippetoe (4/8/16)

A deep analysis of proper deadlift mechanics!

7. Big Rock Cues That Work For Pretty Much Everyone

By Tony Gentilcore

…at the expense of sounding like a fitness cliche, less coaching is more

8. Layering The Basics For Optimal Movement

By Dave Tilley

Within my first few weeks of working at Champion, I remember one day Mike Reinold said, “Over the years I think people have overcomplicated things a lot. I’m actually trying to get back to the basics, and just do them really well.” Good read!

9. Tip: How to Make the Step-Up Work Better

By Charles Poliquin (8/1/16)

To keep from cheating on the step-up, curl up the toes of the foot that’s on the floor…

10. The 5 Biggest Mistakes Women Make With Their Training Programs

By Molly Galbraith (4/30/14)

…so why is this so hard for them to accomplish? Why can’t they get the results they want when they are willing to work so hard? Simple. Most of them are making one or more of these five mistakes…

11. Random Training Ramblings: Neutral Spine Concepts

By Dean Somerset (9/26/16)

The more I read and learn about anatomy and physiology, the more I begin to learn that there are no hard and fast concepts that stand up with all people at all times, and the more I start to see that what’s commonly used may be less than ideal…

12. 15 Static Stretching Mistakes

By Eric Cressey (2/12/13)

One of the most debated topics in the strength and conditioning world in recent years has been whether or not static stretching is necessary and, if so, when it should be implemented. While I don’t think everyone needs it, and that there are certainly are times when it is a bad idea to utilize, I’m still of the mindset that it can have some solid benefits when implemented properly…

13. How to track conditioning

By Joel Jamieson

How do you know if your training is making your conditioning any better? Why is it important to track your conditioning? This webcast answers these questions and more, giving you the tools to find out exactly how good your conditioning really is…

14. Shoulder Impingement – 3 Keys to Assessment and Treatment

By Mike Reinold

…but the real challenge when working with someone with shoulder impingement isn’t figuring out they have shoulder pain, that’s fairly obviously.  It’s figuring out why they have shoulder pain…

15. Muscle Stiffness Doesn’t Always Have to Be “Bad”

By Tony Gentilcore

Muscle stiffness isn’t necessarily bad for your client, so it’s important for you to know when and where it can be a good thing…

THAT’S ALL FOR NOW MY PEEPS… CHEERS!

 

 

 

 

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