One thing I see quite often, especially with newer athletes, is the underlying need to do more. Athletes will see videos of Rich Froning and Mat Fraser training all day and, as a result, they will hop on google and search for the latest and greatest competitive fitness programming blog and begin the next day. … Continue reading Should You Be Training Like That?
If you're reading this, you probably don't practice enough. Just because you achieved your first muscle-up doesn't mean you shouldn't practice your ring transitions, ring dips, dip supports, etc. More often than not, when athletes "unlock" skills, they rarely return to the practice that got them there in the first place! Why? Because those drills … Continue reading The Pursuit of Perfection – Skill Development
What is tempo? Tempo prescription is a tool that allows coaches to target and change certain aspects within an athlete’s program. By manipulating time under tension, coaches have greater control when designing resistance training and movement progressions. Tempo prescriptions take into account the three types of muscle actions. We will use the back squat as … Continue reading Tempo Prescriptions – What Are They?