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The Athlete's Guide to Choosing the Right Strength Coach

As a young athlete, you want to do everything in your power to excel in your sport. You practice hard. You listen to your coach. You make adjustments ...

Choosing the Right Trainer for Your Young Athlete

Every parent wants their child to be the next LeBron James.Or perhaps not even the next Lebron James, but maybe just the next Wes Lunt. Most of you pr...

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...

The No. 1 Statistic for Long-Term Athletic Development

We live in a data-driven society. People want to find knowledge in numbers to ensure they're making the right decisions. In strength and conditi...

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 Things Strength Coaches Demand of Athletes Yet Often Forget Themselves

As coaches, we should always be searching for ways to help our athletes. Whether it be offering some much-needed advice, helping them break down ga...

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...

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