I’m a big a believer in sprinting and sprint variation when it comes to conditioning and training the body for performance. In my experience the key to any successful strength and conditioning program involves moving with intention and purpose. As far as fine tuning the gait movement and working towards building on the skills of coordination and reaction time the agility ladder can be a valuable tool for us to employ to achieve this end.
by: Brandon Richey
Strength Tip Of The Day…The Gait
Today’s blogisode is all about the gait. I mean as strength coaches we often find ourselves talking about the obvious topic of strength and how to lift heavy objects in the most effective manner, but what about preparation for the zombie apocalypse? I mean at some point in time you’re going to have to be able to move out from under that bar and show off your mobility skills, right?
by: Brandon Richey
There are many elements to developing a complete strength and conditioning program and the element of speed is certainly an ingredient that you can’t afford to ignore within the recipe of your own strength and conditioning program. Today’s blogisode is all about speed my friend so buckle up and learn how to move fast!
- Are you an athlete looking to develop functional speed for your sport or competitive event?
- Are you interested in learning a new way to condition your body for your HIIT workouts?
- Are you looking to build speed while also learning how to build an athletic body?
- Are you interested in enhancing your reaction time and coordination?
Are you looking to build functional speed? Functional speed in the context of this article is a fancy way of saying running fast with precision and confidence. We all have wanted to be fast a one time or another and that mindset has certainly not changed in today’s competing athletes. I have spent my entire career working with athletes at all levels of competition to enhance their athleticism and functional speed development. The two main things that most all of these athletes have in common is that they want to be strong and they want to be fast!