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- “Once you understand the feeling and purpose of a position, change one thing….. then change one more.” -Christine Ruffolo
1. The squat is not the same as a deadlift. The tibia should go forward (if you have ankle dorsiflexion). Mike Robertson even cues knees first at times for this reason.
2. Mike Robertson’s 5 least favorite training cues
3. How to prevent choking: practice under pressure, self-disctraction, don’t dilly-dally, express your emotions before you start. For a better understanding check out my Coaching & Cueing series.
4. When done correctly, the push-up is an incredibly difficult exercise that works the whole body. If you’re only feeling your arms or chest, you should read this article from GMB.
5. Some nice training pearls from Eric Cressey – single leg training is important, but if you want maximal strength you need double leg training (squats, deadlift), teach people that the deadlift pattern is a push not a pull. Continue reading “Late Summer Hits 2016: Training / Strength & Conditioning”