Author / Luke Summers
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Power Athlete coach Cali Hinzman (@cali) closes the first warm up of a long weekend in Denver Colorado with an enlightening thought for the strength coaches in attendance.
As a Strength and Conditioning coach, time is a very limited resource when working with an athlete, or even worse, a group of athletes. Time is the ever fading resource that allows us to effectively drive a training response in our athletes. All to often coaches “throw away” a large portion of a training day giving athletes scripted warm ups with one goal in mind, get them sweaty. This, my friends, is a waste time.
The “warm up” is a great time to focus on very specific training in a low stress environment to attack your athletes’ limiting factors. And better yet, it’s typically when your athletes are the MOST receptive.
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I am the COO of Power Athlete, co-host of Power Athlete Radio, and a Power Athlete Coach. I've been coaching athletes, training clients, and educating 1,000s of coaches around the globe since 2007. I'm a lifelong multisport athlete, but my focus was football up through college where a neck injury forced me to hang it up.
Now I'm a stickler for productivity, and have a burning desire to empower athletes, coaches, and every day people who are striving to be better versions of themselves.
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