"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about his article "Abbreviations and the curse of knowledge”; a part of Malcom Gladwell’s
book “David & Goliath”; and his takeaways from the Dave Tenney interview.
This resource is about as thorough as they come; it’s almost
like a choose-your-own adventure book for people looking to achieve their
The programs in this resource start out with a quick and
easy (yet effective) assessments so that you can identify a few important
things that must be taken into account to effectively individualize your 16-week
This resource also includes over 200 incredibly detailed coaching
videos; it’s like being in a half-day seminar with Eric where he coaches you
through the drills just like you’re one of his professional athletes or
On Tuesday, I told you about a video on
training upper body pressing from Eric Cressey. It blew up on Facebook and Twitter and today, Eric and I have another one for you, this time about using breathing to increase mobility and stability.
I know, everyone has been talking about breathing lately. The problem is that not a lot of coaches have really talked about how to use it in the exercises and programs. This takes it to a whole new level!
Eric’s video today focuses on some of the breathing
strategies he uses in terms of exercise selection and coaching cues. Check it out here
I had a sneak preview of the video so I used three of the exercises with my 60 year old client Joe, who has been experiencing some left side hip pain. He felt great afterwards and said he is definitely going to be using the Deep Squat Breathing with Lat Stretch for his homework. We were already using the Dead Bug but have modified it per Eric's recommendations to see if we can get better results.
Eric Cressey, one of the most respected Strength Coaches in the industry, is featuring some awesome videos on how you can really
learn how to customize your training programs and exercise selection to your
own unique needs. Cressey trains everyone from pro athletes to regular folks alike, so they’re applicable for everyone.
A lot of us know Eric as “The Shoulder Guy,” so it’s only
fitting that this week ofvideos kicks off with a look at how you can probably
benefit from shaking up your upper body workouts.
You know I have spoken with a lot of the top coaches twice a month for the last 6 years on the podcast, so believe me when I tell you that I was really impressed with what Eric has to say. In this video, he
shows some innovative ways to look at upper body pressing besides just bench
"Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach"Dave Tenney (Seattle Sounders FC) is onto talk about his goals for player monitoring, using questionairres, HRV, the importance of collecting data and getting compliance for monitoring.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about the RG3 video going around, frontal plane strength & power, and using challenges in the gym setting.
"The Coach's Corner with Coach Boyle"- Coach Boyle talks about the practical application of HRV, the forum threads "Modifying Lifts based on Fatigue", "Lifting on Game Day" and "The Impact of Cardio on Powerlifting." .