Tag Archives: Speed

PA Radio – Episode 288: Dr John Wagle

A Real Cluster-Fuck Accentuated eccentric loading, velocity based training, and clusters….oohh baby. This week’s episode with Dr. John Wagle [@drjohnpwagle] will satisfy your need for speed. Hear […]

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The Aerobic Power Athlete

BE THE HAMMER! When you read that, chances are you imagine an athlete lowering their shoulder and trucking over someone on the field, driving them into […]

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PA Radio – Episode 273: Phil Wagner

The Power of Technology Less injuries means better performance. Using technology has greatly improved our knowledge of individual biomechanics. Now we can take that information to […]

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GPP: The Foundation of Athlete Development

If you’re a field or court sport athlete, you’re entering the greatest time of the year…summer training! As spring sports finish up their seasons, fall sports […]

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PA Radio – Episode 233: Dr. Stu McGill

  The Gift of Injury Fix your back pain with Dr. McGill’s book Back Mechanic! Use the code BFPfriends on any Backfitpro books and supports at […]

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PA Radio – Episode 232: Cal Dietz

  Triphasic Training for Sport You know the name. You’ve seen his work. Longtime coach, academic, and author, Cal Dietz [@Cal.Dietz] joins us this week to […]

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PA Radio – Episode 220: Jim Kielbaso

How Do I reach These keeeeeds? We are stoked to have Jim Kielbasa back on the show to talk training kids through his years of experience […]

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PA Radio – Episode 213: Dr Bryan Mann

 Velocity Based Training. Training for “POWER” has become an increasingly sexy adage to strength and conditioning as of late. But, as some of you may know, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 212: Derek Hansen

 Run fast, Be Fast. Derek Hansen has a an extensive background in making athletes faster. A pupil of the infamous sprinting coach, Charlie Francis, Hansen has […]

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PA Radio – Episode 211: Loren Landow

  Sexy Doesn’t Mean Strong Loren Landow joins us this week on the show. Yes, it’s true that he has coached over 70 NFL All-Pro’s and […]

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5 Knowledge Bombs Dropped at the Plae Speed Mastermind Clinic

Any opportunity to learn and gain experience, I’m in. Whether this is through research, attacking a new training program, or through conversation on Power Athlete Radio, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 177: Jim Kielbaso

  Let the Kids Play. Have you ever seen someone run and thought “Is this literally your first time?” Do you coach youth who are on […]

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The Best Sport Set to Debut in the 2016 Olympics

USA will take on Fiji, Argentina and Brazil in Pool A… HERE WE GO!! LIKE: USA Sevens Rugby Posted by USA Sevens Rugby on Tuesday, June […]

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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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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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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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Power Athlete’s Speed Program

Speed is the most coveted performance trait and for good reason. If you are fast enough you can overcome limitations in size, strength, and power limitations. Speed […]

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MMA Strength & Conditioning: You’re Doing it Wrong!

Mixed martial arts (MMA)  magazines, forums and blogs are filled with images of sexy new strength and conditioning techniques designed specifically for the needs of a […]

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Battle Bullshit: Skill and Speed Resistance Training

We at Power Athlete have declared war on the bullshit in the strength and conditioning world. Lately, I’ve been seeing athletes and training sites showing off […]

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VIDEO: The Wall Drill

The Wall Drill. A simple and effective drill to incorporate into your training as a skill/drill, warm up, or part of conditioning. The caveat is this: you or your […]

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Sprinting: Five Fixes

In the last Sprinting installment, we discussed the differences between Volume and Intensity Sprints and how to safely and effectively incorporate them into your training.  But, […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2015 CrossFit Games

Chatter among the crowds during the 2015 CrossFit Games called this the year of the power athlete.  Several events throughout the competition personified the methodology of Power […]

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Better Benchmarks

We preach a lot about abandoning superficial numerical goals however, the idea of training for a specific number or benchmark is not entirely bad.  In fact, […]

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Power Approach to Lacrosse Training

This week marks the kick-off of the 2015 college lacrosse season across the country, including my boys in blue.  As America’s true pastime, lacrosse is one of […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 90 Mark Watts

one-point-twenty-one-gigga watts! One of our favorites is back.  Mark Watts joins us for the second time to talk about a myriad of coaching topics like the […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 67

Ready, Set, GO! Welcome to another episode of Power Athlete Radio. This week we talk speed, speed, and SPEED. The coaches come together and clear the […]

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Understanding Quickness and Praxis

Form follows function.  As an athlete plays a sport, their systems specialize per given demands, including anticipation and reaction.  The athlete’s specific work-capacity increases, not only […]

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Power Approach to Soccer Training

The skill and athleticism necessary to compete amongst the best soccer players in the world has been front and center during this year’s World Cup. 32 […]

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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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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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