Tag Archives: Field Strong

Clash of the Titans: Dual Program Dilemma

Part of being a good strength and conditioning coach is knowing where an athlete is at in their life cycle, and applying the correct program to […]

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Field Strong Equipment Starter Pack

In March 2014 Power Athlete launched their flagship program, aptly named Field Strong, and being a Power Athlete follower since 2009, I naturally jumped onboard. Field […]

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Getting Started on Field Strong

Field Strong is not a beginner program. Don’t look at that as a knock. If you have not made your way through a linear progression via […]

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Unlocking Stress: The Double Edge Sword

We’ve all been there: the alarm clock goes off, you start to roll out of bed but your body feels like it has been hit by […]

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Not All Hypertrophy is Created Equal

Hy·per·tro·phy; the enlargement of the cross-sectional size of an organ or tissue from the increase in size of its cells. In Jacked Street terms: creating larger […]

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Bedrock Reset Guidelines

If you are like me, 8 years ago I was searching for a program that would help improve my athleticism, and that is when I found […]

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Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

Since I first started posting about Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) a few years ago, I have received numerous request for information on how to best apply […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2016 CrossFit Games

The 2016 CrossFit Games wrapped up this past weekend, and in my opinion, this was the most enthralling Games to date. Not because the freedom to […]

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Speed Program Training Integration

Power Athlete’s Speed Program has been flying off TrainHeroic’s virtual shelves and we’ve received a number of emails asking for the most optimal way to attack the […]

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How to Start a Summer Sports Camp

This year I have just started my forth year of running a Summer Sports Camp at CrossFit South Bend. As I look back at the challenges, there are couple things that I have […]

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Superman Jacked: Henry Cavill’s Superman Workout

As the credits of Batman vs. Superman started rolling, I immediately took to the Google (once I picked my jaw up off the ground, that is). […]

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Why Percentages Don’t Work

Just kidding, they do, but if you’re basing you or your clients’ training off percentages of a 1 Repetition Max (RM) you may be wasting everybody’s […]

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4 Magic Movements to Fix Your Squat

There is a wrong way to squat. And you’re probably doing it wrong. Determining right vs. wrong requires context. If your goal is to squat as […]

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Grindstone

A few years ago I was approached by the CEO of a Fortune 500 company to design a program that he could follow based on Power […]

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The MMA Diet: Fuel the Fight

Put down the fitness magazine and pay attention to what I am about to tell you about the MMA Diet because it could save you a […]

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Working Man Strong (A Case for Field Work)

Have you ever lined up across from a brute on the football field, rugby pitch, or on the mats?  I’m not talking about a strong opponent…I’m […]

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No Time? But Do You Have Time to GFY?

“No such thing as spare time. No such thing as free time No such thing as down time. All you got is life time. Go.” -Henry […]

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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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Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips

We at Power Athlete toss the term ‘limiting factor’ around a lot; especially in articles regarding mobility, warm ups, and especially, performance.  A limiting factor is something […]

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Warm Up Reflections

“A real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength in distress, and grows in reflection.” Power Athlete and Talk and to Me Johnnie cover topics like coaching […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 46

The Power Athlete Radio crew has a doozie today. Listen in to hear about Tex’s crazy story in Tampa, curtailing training volume for masters athletes, as […]

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