Posts Tagged ‘strength’

The Three Pillars of OCR Training

Written By: Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT Training for obstacle course racing (OCR) can be confusing and complicated to the average athlete. Because there are several race options to choose from – including, but not limited to, Spartan, Tough Mudder, Savage Race, and Conquer The Gauntlet – the obstacles you have to train for can vary wildly. Some…

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Considerations for Female Strength Training

Written By: Lee Bell BSc (Hons), PGCE, MSc. One of the biggest shifts in gym use over the last few years has been the increase in strength training by females. We’re at a point now where the benefits of lean muscle tissue for females are no longer secret, and this has led to more women…

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Injury Prevention for the Hybrid Powerlifter

By: Taylor Weglicki, PT, DPT Strength sports are constantly in flux. New methods and coaching styles apply pressure for change more than ever before. ‘The Hybrid Athlete’ is a welcome change to this realm, introducing a framework for training that allows many athletes to complete amazing feats. Successfully completing a 500 pound squat and running…

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How to Use Data to Program Your Workouts

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android) There are more options than ever for tracking workouts. But how are you supposed to use that data to help you get better? In this episode of CHP Radio, coaches Margie Ellison and Mike Fecik explain how…

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Hybrid Training for Beginners

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android) Hybrid training sounds like something for only the most advanced athletes. Combining very different sports like running and weightlifting is often seen as taboo in the fitness world. “If you want to get better, you…

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