Understanding Optimal Programming

Strength and conditioning is cool because it’s pretty hard to screw up.  In other words, there are plenty of recipes for success. You see, there’s pretty much one common goal:  Get people to perform and look better while reducing the likelihood of them suffering an injury (I realize that people may have more unique goals […]

How Efficiency, Tension, and Inertia Apply to Your Training

This blog post is going to highlight some important cues that will increase the effectiveness of your lifting repetitions. Mechanical efficiency… aka masterful technique I like to think about efficiency as “making it look easy.” Your reps should be consistent, controlled, and fluid in nature. “Good form” is really just a matter of practicing positions. […]