Thoughts on Strength and Conditioning: Same, but different

I'm still pondering the idea that variation might be the single most important mechanism underlying all forms of periodization. Also, I've come to further move away from power lifting concepts every single day when it comes to training athletes. Truly, the only athlete that needs to high bar squat is probably an Olympic weightlifter. The … Thoughts on Strength and Conditioning: Same, but different weiterlesen

Concurrent Training for Combat Sports

Introduction I'm currently undergoing the EXOS Performance Specialist certification. In the Exos system, a concurrent approach to training is chosen. I recall Mike Boyle saying in some Episode of the strength coach podcast that his athletes always do concurrent training in hence they always train for speed and strength and condition as well. Now whether … Concurrent Training for Combat Sports weiterlesen

Thoughts on Strength & Conditioning: Introducing EMOM sets

1 IntroductionEMOM is an acronym for "every minute, on the minute" and describes a certain way to organize a strength training session. Upon each full minute, the athlete performs a prescribed, usually low, number of repetitions of a strength exercise. Short rest periods increase the cardiovascular demand of such sessions and directly affect the athlete's … Thoughts on Strength & Conditioning: Introducing EMOM sets weiterlesen