As a strength and conditioning coach I notice the emphasis that many of my colleagues in the fitness biz like putting on strength and I enjoy doing much the same, however I’m also a big proponent in emphasizing the significance of conditioning as well…or more specifically what I refer to as athletic conditioning. Today’s post is about examining how the jump rope is way underrated in many strength and conditioning programs and why you should be utilizing this tool for your own conditioning time. What do you think?
The winning ingredient for your warm up is the same thing as your training. The key is MOVEMENT! Now this being said there are a lot of aspects to moving the body. You see it has been my experience that moving the body through various planes of motion is what trains us to be ready for most any physical feat. However the problem with most strength and conditioning programs out there is that they neglect proper dynamic warm up in addition to neglecting getting the body used to moving in more than one direction. Continue reading if you are serious about kicking your training off in the right direction.
I just recently touched on an element of training that I like to refer to as the P.P.T rule that I like to utilize with my athletes on a fairly regular basis. I often have a different approach with a lot of my clients and athletes when it comes to fitness and strength and this particular method can certainly fall into that category. If you like training outdoors then this should be right up your alley. Take a minute to read and include this strategy into your strength and conditioning program if you are a fierce competitor that likes beating up on the competition! Feel free to let me know how it works for you my friend.
So are you interested in learning how you can achieve 10 times the cardio from your workouts in 1/10 of the the time? If so then you have arrived in the right place. Permit yourself a minute to continue reading up on how kettlebell cardio is one of the best forms of conditioning you can put yourself through!
Who says you can’t get any stronger from body weight training exercises? In order for you to be able to perform in life to be strong, fit, and mobile you have got to build your core strength. This is true whether you are looking to build a rock hard physique or if you are a world class athlete in need of performing at the top of your game. Permit yourself a minute to continue reading this article to learn about a drill that will help you to accomplish just that and 10 times more!