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What Makes a Great Strength and Conditioning Coach?

The strength and conditioning industry has evolved. Strength coaches were once considered a luxury item in athletics but are now integral pieces to th...

The Cheapest Way to Find Success While Training at Home

In the new day and age of at-home workouts, creating a home gym has been top of mind for many of us. I know I've spent my fair share of time assessing...

How Strength Coaches Can Overcome Sales Objections

During the seven years I was in the corporate side of fitness, I noticed that when it comes to sales, the majority of trainers/coaches struggled becau...

How to Write a Strength and Conditioning Program

Writing and implementing training programs is the majority of what we do as human performance coaches. Whether it's your first attempt, or 25th year o...

Is Your Trainer a Pro or an Amateur? Here's How to Tell

June 1997. The Chicago Bulls were preparing to play Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The series was tied 2-2, and the Bulls needed a critical win on the r...

3 Training Topics I Changed My Mind on This Year

In 2019, I was wrong more than ever. My beliefs and methods were challenged more than ever. I asked more questions than ever. I sought out more hel...

'Beatdown' Workouts Are More Popular Than Ever. But Are They Good?

There are those workouts that just absolutely crush you. Workouts that push you to the brink of your physical limits. Workouts that make you question ...

Spotting a Snake Oil Salesman: 4 Telltale Signs of a Terrible Trainer

As a parent, you understand that participating in youth athletics forces your kid to learn how to deal with challenges and adversity. Losses are a par...

The 20-Minute 'No Excuses' Navy SEAL Bodyweight Workout

Don't have time to work out? Lack access to equipment, machines or the right gym? You will not get a pass from Brad McLeod, a former Navy SEAL who'...

Study Finds That Teenagers Get as Much Exercise as 60-Year-Olds

Before technology became so prevalent, kids spent a lot of time outdoors. They played stick ball in the streets, flew kites, and rode their bikes...

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