Tag: progressions

The Coach Code

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If you’re a strength coach, physical preparation coach or trainer in the “fitness” industry then you will want to make sure that you are coming across as being a professional in everything you do. This post was spurred by a comment from a new client of mine who mentioned how his previous coach at a big name chain gym “would routinely text and browse social media during a session”. After being around so many good coaches and with ten years under my belt I have seen a lot in the weight room ranging from a commercial gym setting to collegiate and team training facilities as well as a more private training experience. I do not claim to know all the do’s and don’ts but I do follow a few simple and effective rules that help keep the professional barometer in the right area. Continue reading “The Coach Code”

Tweets in Review

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With the release of Dumb and Dumber 2, I am reminded of the many classic lines from the first installment. Not sure the second one will match up but we’ll always have those gems! Some of the best tweets this week include a video on cueing from Nick Winkleman of EXOS, the holy grail of Dan John articles, some hip stretches and progressions and some key advice from Rich Thaw on getting through to clients.  Continue reading “Tweets in Review”