Efficiency is the Goal

Many argue that the largest most powerful human beings are the best athletes because of their size and strength. However, we often see this to not hold true in sports that require extreme high amounts of technique and movement efficiency. Sports such as baseball, golf, tennis, and track and field events such as high jump, long […]

Overspeed Eccentrics

The purpose of this blog is to cover eccentric training as well as to go over our in-house study which strictly covers the acceleration phase of the big 3 lifts using a combination of slow eccentrics and overspeed eccentrics. It is not unheard of to take an athlete through an Eccentric block, phase, or period of time. To make this […]

Strong enough

In this blog I will cover the new slogan “strong enough” in depth and why I would never use this terminology with my athletes.  The force-velocity curve is usually referenced in rudimentary context. Often coaches assume that because max-strength is on one end and explosive strength is on the other, just simply train max-strength first […]

Conjugate 4athletes part 4

Practical Programming: Days that focus on similar muscle groups need to be separated by at least 72 hours for a solid recovery. Example: ME Lower, DE Lower should be done at least 72 hours apart. Different muscle groups can be trained every 12-24 hours depending on the individual’s recovery. Restoration and recovery methods between training sessions […]

Squats and Deadlifts

Our athletes perform many different variations for both squatting and deadlifting. Conventional deadlifts, sumo deadlifts, quarter squats, narrow squats, anderson squats, wide squats, wide box squats, etc. However, one of the most prominent positions we use is a wide sumo stance box squat and sumo deadlift. We do not use these variations for everyone all […]