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November 30, 2017

A good article on the importance of recovery. As I tell my students, your "homework" is to eat good and get enough sleep. The best program and all the hard work in the world cannot out train poor recovery habits.

This article was provided by Training-Conditioning

Rest an...

November 27, 2017

Dynamic Stretching is best


Flexibility is the ability of joints to move through their full range of motion. Flexibility, like strength, provides protection against joint injury and increases performance. There are several methods of increasing flexibility. Th...

November 20, 2017

Here is lifting the Trump way.

Load a bar with bumper plates, made for doing Cleans and Snatches, so that the bar looks really loaded.

Do a Deadlift completely devoid of technique with a weight that would be an impressive Clean.

Then celebrate and post it for the world to...

November 16, 2017

 As kids learn new movements their brains' capacity increases

More evidence that the brain and the body are one piece. They improve together.



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When children and adolescents participate in the recommend...

November 13, 2017

 Power: developed in the weight room, displayed in competition


3 Day Program

  Day 1                                                      Day 2                                                             Day 3...

November 9, 2017

 1980 Olympics. We stayed home, not by choice of the athletes. Winners train whenever they can.

I have been beginning my  workouts at 5:00 am for nearly 40 years. The article below which I saw on the STACK site pretty well sums up my experience. As a student at BYU in 1...

November 6, 2017

 Orrin Whaley MVHS class of 2011, State record holder

Here are some standards to work for:

High School Standards


                        Back Squat           Bench Press            Snatch            Clean and Jerk       Dot Drill           VJ...

November 2, 2017

Below is a nice article that I found by Michelle Cady. This year I plan to begin my 38th year as a Track and Field coach. I can only concur with the advice that she gives here. It is applicable in life as well as athletics.

Last year, when I was running the New York Cit...

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