"The most dangerous phrase in the language is "we've always done it this way." - Grace Hopper Hockey, more specifically the skating stride, is essentially a single leg sport/movement. As a result, we tend to think 1-leg plyo's are important/beneficial. We tend to think 1-leg strength exercises are important/beneficial. So why wouldn't we think that … Continue reading 1-Leg Hang Clean?
Wanted to share another good listen from a series of great interviews by Cincinnati Bengals strength coach Ron McKeefery's Iron Game Chalk Talk. This time Coach McKeefery sits down with Robert Dos Remedios, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, CA. As usual, it is a great listen … Continue reading Iron Game Chalk Talk with Robert Dos Remedios
Here are 8 easy ways to improve your current training program: Warm-up Thoroughly Everyone overlooks warming up. It can be boring, tedious, and quite honestly it's the easiest thing to skip when in a pinch. This isn't a great idea though. Try to foam roll, stretch, and go through some type of dynamic warm up … Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Your Training
Just wanted to share with everyone a great presentation by Chris Chase of the University of Southern California. I agreed with a ton of what Coach Chase was talking about in his presentation and have very similar thoughts and a very similar philosophy as Coach Chase when it comes to training athletes. Enjoy!
Out of all the strength coaches out there, Dan John has to be one of my favorites. I mean honestly, how can you not love someone that has two first names? Anything Dan writes I read. Whenever he does an interview, I listen. Thankfully, I am not the only one that feels this way and … Continue reading The Wisdom of Dan John
Ron McKeefery did it again with another great strength coach on Iron Game Chalk Talk. This time he has LSU Director of Strength and Conditioning and one of the best strength coaches in the country, Tommy Moffitt. Always good to hear other coaches opinions and some of the things that they are doing with their … Continue reading Tommy Moffitt on Iron Game Chalk Talk
Here is another great interview by Ron McKeefery wtih Leo Totten on the Iron Game Chalk Talk. Real good listen for anyone looking to learn a little more about Olympic Lifting and everything that comes along with it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPg22Ia3cSk