After 18 hours of weeping following an embarrassing Eagles performance, I’m ready to get back to talking hockey. Last week I started talking about the importance of setting up a well-designed dynamic warm-up before every training session, practice, and game. Let’s take a deeper look into that area. When I put together a warm-up, I… Read more
Posts in "Athletic Development Resources"
Howard Stern A couple weeks ago an article I wrote entitled “Mystery Meat” (http://www.t-nation.com/article/bodybuilding/mystery_meat&cr=) was published on T-nation.com. The feedback was unbelievable! Many people instantly heavily criticized the article, while others were intrigued by the unique idea. For the record, my stance on the weight gained from that experiment is this: The weight gain is… Read more
This morning my alarm went off at 6:15, like it does every morning. Unfortunately I had a HORRIBLE night of sleep so I did what any logical person would do and hit the first button that would make the noise go away. At 6:30 I scrambled out of bed to prepare for my 7am lift… Read more
For those of you that don’t know Eric Cressey, he is an experienced athlete and powerlifter and has quickly established himself as one of the most brilliant strength coaches in the country. After spending a week at his facility, I realized that he and I share strong opinions on a few issues that may be… Read more
Yesterday I sat in the office of Philadelphia Flyer’s strength and conditioning coach for over two hours and talked about their program. Talk about an eye opening experience. I know many strength coaches and personal trainers that will swear on their lives that squats should ALWAYS be performed to a full depth (below parallel). Do… Read more