| Ep 593 – Barbell Sins Beginners Commit

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

51 Minutes Listen

“The expert in anything was once a beginner”

The worst sin a coach can commit against their athlete: starting a beginner off on an experienced athlete program.

Introducing the barbell to an athlete for the first time and applying the appropriate program will do wonders to unlock their athletic potential and empower their performance for years to come. Power Athlete Block One Coach Carl Case joins John and Tex to discuss his coaching journey and how he applies the Bedrock training program to his high school athletes.

Bedrock is our foundational strength and conditioning program created to unleash unparalleled strength, speed, and power gains for athletes new to the barbell. Learn how to (and how not to) apply this program and common pitfalls coaches fall into when training beginners.

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Christopher McQuilkin

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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.


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