Shane Trotter

Shane Trotter, CSCS, ISSA, is the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for Mansfield High School (Mansfield, Texas). He specializes in clarifying training principles and bringing a naturalist and essentialist philosophy to training. He's written many articles on strength and conditioning and youth development for his blog and Breaking Muscle. For more on developing will power, strength, speed, agility and physical vitality, go to www.amateurstrength.com.

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How to Create an Effective Team Conditioning Program

You've heard it, seen it, and probably experienced it: coaches whose primary barometer of quality is how tired they made their athletes. Teams run with...

Why Weightlifting Speed is So Important to Making Strength Gains

What Can Rep Tempo do For Your Training? Shane Trotter CSCS, ISSA Walk into the local gym and you'll inevitably see lines of athletes at the bench press...

Simplify Your Workout Schedule With the High-Low Method

The High-Low Method Often, sports coaches think putting together an effective strength & conditioning program is all about exercise selection. The...

Should High School Training Programs Avoid the Power Clean?

Why Many Programs Should Eliminate Power Cleans The Power Clean has long been hailed as king for training power. It is dogmatically viewed as the...

How to Improve Your Relative Strength to Become a Faster and More Explosive Athlete

Most programs run their athletes through a battery of tests at the end of each training phase. Common mainstays include the squat, bench, power clean,...

The Key to Dominant Strength and Power

Workout Fundamentals: The Key to Dominant Strength & Power By Shane Trotter, CSCS We live in the age of information and yet there is far less...

Mental Toughness: Training Secrets for Winning the Close Ones

Mental Toughness: Training Secrets to Winning the Close Ones Shane Trotter, CSCS We train all year for the opportunity of success, yet at some point we...

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