In Part 1, Mike told us about how he got to where he is today, how his athletic history affects his programming, and how he continues to educate himself to stay at the top of the industry. Read on to hear Mike talk about the importance of networking, the merging of strength and conditioning and… Read more
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KN: First off, I want to thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this. Can you please introduce yourself to those readers that may not yet know you? MR: Sure thing Kevin! My name is Mike Robertson and I’m a strength coach/personal trainer in the Indianapolis area. Bill Hartman… Read more
by Kevin Neeld To stretch or not to stretch…Why is this still a question? There is more than enough research showing that stretching before activity decreases performance measures (strength, power, speed, balance, etc.). Compared to a static stretching warm-up, a dynamic warm-up lead to significantly greater increases in these same measures. The misinterpretation of this… Read more
By Lex Gidley and Kevin Neeld There are a myriad of sources in print and on line which explain the ins and outs of why a cyclist’s back and neck hurt. Many proclaim that proper bike fit, technique, and even helmet fit can be the sources of the pesky pains we suffer as the season… Read more
by Kevin Neeld As strength and conditioning coaches, much of what we do involves training the neuromuscular system. Consequently, the more we can learn about the way the neuromuscular system works to produce force and coordinated movement the better we can train our athletes. One of the tools used to monitor the neural input to… Read more