Tag Archives: Application

PA Radio – Episode 235: The Crew

  If Speed is the Goal, Act Accordingly. Hard to believe but it turns out that there are still questions not yet answered by The PA […]

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PA Radio – Episode 234: Scott Caulfield

  Coaching Connection Scott Caulfield [@CoachCaulfield] is one of the magnificent minds behind the National Strength and Conditioning Association. As Head S&C coach at the NSCA […]

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Principles of Training: Science VS Practice

Power Athlete Radio has been on a tear, formally earning the once self-proclaimed crown of the Premiere Podcast in Strength & Conditioning. As we near 200 episodes, our […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Speed Training

As the Power Athlete Speed Program became an Instagram sensation, I found myself trolling the overused and often misapplied hashtag #speed. After sifting through countless badass […]

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What Are Macros?

What are MACROS and why the hell is everyone trying to track them down? “Macros” have been the buzzword of recent years thanks to If It […]

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Coaching Around Aesthetics in Sports

“I don’t look in the mirror and think “slim”; I look in the mirror and I’m like, “Whoa, beast!” It’s just crazy how much the body […]

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ACL Injury Prevention: Neuromuscular Reeducation

The first article in this series, Injury Mechanisms, focused on identifying neuromuscular imbalances present in non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, one of the most common non-contact […]

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ACL Injury Prevention: Injury Mechanisms

Injury prevention in strength and conditioning is an interesting beast.  If an S&C coach does their job correctly, non-contact injuries are an afterthought in the athlete or […]

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Power Coach: Connection

Coaches are teachers, but in sweatpants instead of pantsuits.  Traditional teaching involves breaking down challenges such as math formulas or developing an individual’s ability to express […]

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Power Coach: Communication

Communication is essential for any coach who aims to truly empower their athletes.  Just as a coach must invest in their voice, they must also invest […]

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Power Coach: Experience

Strength and conditioning is an incredibly unique industry in that each individual measures experience in their own special way.  Coaching experience then becomes a difficult term to […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 84 CalTex

Power Athlete’s two east coasters reconnect for this intimate pre-Thanksgiving episode with Denny K.  Things get interesting when the group reviews a couple of recent PAHQ […]

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Plyometric Training: Preparation

The Power Athlete Plyometric Series has been steadily progressing and building a solid foundation for plyometric program implementation.  We have focused on reverse engineering a jump from the […]

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Injury Prone Athlete?

I want to start this off by sharing a quote from an athlete I once worked with. “I’d never had an injury before I got here. […]

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Plyometric Training: Assessment

Plyometric training is frequently met with strong opposition, especially within high school and CrossFit communities.  Many of these opponents strongly believe that high impact loading of the […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Protocol

The pre practice warm up has been a thorn in a sport coach’s side for a long time. Thought to be a loss of 15 minutes each […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Opportunities

Over the years, we at Power Athlete have had an amazing opportunity to help sport and strength coaches improve their craft.  Natural born educators, we help them make […]

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Strength 101: Reverse Engineering with Prilepin’s Chart

One of the great aspects to working in the strength and conditioning industry is the endless discussion comparing one training system to another. The reason these […]

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Are You Strong Enough for CrossFit?

Every once in a while we are fortunate enough to have the insight of gurus of varying strength and conditioning backgrounds.  Tim Henriques is no exception.  […]

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Standards Worth Having

Standards. We all have them; whether you’re determining clean clothes from dirty, a productive workday from a wasteful one, or scoping out a potential stud/studette. In […]

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Lactic Acid and Training – Part 2: Alactic Threshold

In the first part of the Lactic Acid and Training series, Power Athlete shed some light on the theories behind the effects and purpose of lactic acid […]

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Accessory Work That Works

One question we inevitably hear seminar after seminar is “What about accessory work?”.  My response is as predictable as the question itself:  What about it?  Since […]

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Get a Grip: Part 2

In Part 1, I picked the brain of Jedd Johnson, Diesel Crew founder, grip master, competitor and all around badass…

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 3

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 As High School football programs move closer to the beginning of their off-season training programs, we hope you have moved closer to […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 2

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 The Off-Season for a football player is such an opportune time to focus on development. Reviewing where one fell short of expectations […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 1

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 As December rolls in, so does the end of high school football season. Some teams continue with playoff runs, hoping to make […]

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STRENGTH IN EXECUTION

About six months ago, John wrote a post about the success of a program hinging on its application. In it, he brings up the importance of following […]

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