In episode seventeen Jonathan is joined by his colleague from The Training Room, Derek Christeler. Derek is one of the nicest guys you'll ever come across, he always wears a huge smile on his face and his enthusiasm for everything he takes on in life is contagious. Derek is an accomplished StrongFirst Level II instructor... Continue Reading →

In episode eight continues where we left off in episode seven. Alex and Jon go into a number of different topics including: Heart rate Recovery (HRR): What is it and how to test it Why long slow benefits runners of all different distances Different ways to program long slow in to your training How to... Continue Reading →

In episode seven Alex Tanskey and Jon discuss five ways you can get more from your conditioning. In part one we discuss: Why the word "craic" may not transfer very well from Ireland to the US The book "Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers by Robert Sapolsky and what we can take away from his work... Continue Reading →

Episode 005: The Top 5 Take Aways from the 2017 Physical Preparation Summit featuring Chris Mullins

In episode five of "The Pillars of Health" strength coaches Jon Carroll and Chris Mullins discuss their top five take aways from a recent continuing education trip to the 2017 Physical Preparation Summit in Indianapolis. Some of the topics discussed in this episode include why accessory exercises are beneficial and which ones you should be... Continue Reading →

discuss stress and how to go about managing it. Over the course of the podcast the guys go into what factors cause stress in our lives, how to combat stress through different modalities of training and also how to measure stress. Hope you guys enjoy!

DJ JC Live Set at the Training Room

Last Saturday, May 27th, I performed a live set during a Sports Conditioning class at the Training Room with Kyle McCrobie. This is just the audio, YouTube threw 23 copyright claims at the video edition. Hope you enjoy!  

Coaches Series – Part 8 – Brendon Rearick

This weeks episode is really awesome.  Strength coach Brendon Rearick from Movement as Medicine took the time to tell me how his life philosophy has changed since being diagnosed with  Aplastic Anemia a year ago.     Brendon Rearick is a guy who impacted my coaching career tremendously along with Kevin Carr from Mike Boyle... Continue Reading →

Coaches Series: Part 1 – Jim Conroy

  Welcome to the Coaches Series, a  catalogue of interviews with coaches in all settings from strength coaches to specific sport coaches. First up in the series is Jim Conroy from Soccer Scholar US-based in Ireland. Jim was undoubtedly one of the biggest influences on my soccer career and for that I'm forever grateful. I... Continue Reading →

Part 3 – The TGU

In the final installment of "Design a Better Warm Up" we will take  a look at the Turkish Get Up.  This may be one of the most unique and complex movements in your skill set and if you have not made it a regular part of your movement/work outs, go about making strides to do... Continue Reading →

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