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RTS Coaching: Push-up to Downward Dog

We’ve focused a lot on the push-up in recent weeks (and in case you missed it, you see what I mean here, here, here, and the big push-up article here). With all of this focus on coaching and cuing, something I wanted to throw in this week was one of my favorite push-up variations of […]

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Warm-up

Warming up is a critical starting point for an optimal workout. Can you get by without one? Sure. Can you do some arm circles, leg swings, and jump right into your session? I guess. But if your goal is to improve your performance in the gym or on the court/field, you need to use proven […]

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The Superior Circuit, Part I

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com We have some good news for you. The New Year’s resolution crowd, famous for clogging up the gym for the first two months of every year, is starting to dwindle. As they devolve back into their sedentary lifestyles, you have the opportunity to evolve your training program to reach even greater […]

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The Superior Circuit, Part II

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com In Part I, we discussed the many pros and cons associated with traditional “cardio” practices. In today’s training world, most experts would agree that high intensity interval training (HIIT) performed after resistance training is the best way to get lean. While neither of us disregards the benefits of those practices, we […]

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The Superior Circuit, Part III

Originally Posted at www.t-nation.com Building a Better Boomerang In Part I and Part II of this series, we explained how some creative thinking and efficient programming can kill a flock of birds like a boomerang. Instead of using one dimensional thinking and throwing rocks by doing cyclical modes of cardio, why not try to cover […]

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