strength and conditioning

Podcast 103 // Rehab and rugby – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Podcast 103 // Rehab and rugby It’s my (Jacko) absolute pleasure to introduce to you a legend of a man by the name of Jo Brun and welcome him onto the School of Calisthenics podcast to talk about rehab and rugby. Jo was my strength and conditioning coach for 10 years during my professional rugby career and I learned so much from him as a coach, a rugby player and as a person. He always helped us to work to…

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Band Pullovers – The Torso Builder – Workout Fitness Article

Band Pullovers – The Torso Builder The classic dumbbell pullover is an exercise bodybuilders have been doing for ages. Back in the Golden era they were credited with building bigger lats, pecs, and serratus. Many top bodybuilders also swore they increased the size of your rib cage too. You have probably seen old black and white pictures of people like Arnold Schwarzenegger doing them.   And some people went as far as to call them the upper body squat.   …

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How to Quickly Recover Muscle Injuries – Fitness Article

How to Quickly Recover Muscle Injuries Muscle injuries don’t just happen to athletes—it can happen to everyone. It can occur while exercising, going on a morning jog, or playing a casual sports game. No matter how it happened, the important thing is what the person does right after. Recovery is critical, and it should be done with the commitment to get better. Some people may not be aware that what they’re doing is harmful to the recovery. Many practices are…

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How to Do A Double Under – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How to Do A Double Under Who knew you could burn fat and have fun at the same time? Those of you who’ve been following me for a while probably know that I’m not a fan of “cardio workouts” – but I do love me some jump rope training! Jumping rope burns a ton of calories, plus it’s a great workout for your heart, lungs, legs, grip…and brain! You see, unlike mind-numbing treadmill or stationary bike workouts, jumping rope requires…

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Double Your Leg Strength One Leg at a Time – Workout Fitness Article

Double Your Leg Strength One Leg at a Time   Developing explosive power for athletes should logically entail pure single-leg exercises. Simply put, when you’re in a sport, any sport, you are usually creating power and taking off from one leg anyhow. In fact, most everything we do is transitioning from a single leg to another. So, if you want to have great leg strength, be able to jump with power, create force and momentum in your movement, you can…

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Air Baby Tutorial | Al Kavadlo – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Air Baby Tutorial | Al Kavadlo The air baby is an advanced handbalancing exercise that combines strength, balance and skill. It’s a visually breathtaking maneuver that can take years to perfect. The air baby has origins in breakdancing, but it’s also become a trademark move of calisthenics and certain styles of yoga. Though the air baby requires a high level of strength and control, the process of building toward the full movement can help you improve those attributes. Here’s a…

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Interview: Tim Gojich, Fit For Life Gym [Tips + Healthy Habits] – Workout Fitness Article

Interview: Tim Gojich, Fit For Life Gym [Tips + Healthy Habits] Get the Basics… Explaining the Why’s to Clients Listening to the Wishes of Clients Delivering Wisdom to Clients There is so much competing information about strength training these days. And a new dieting fad or nutrition craze seemingly pops up daily. If you decide to start your own fitness business in this oversaturated landscape, it can be difficult to navigate your way to a successful outcome. Today, we’re talking…

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Interview: Jake Eisenhut, Revived Strength [Tips + Invigoration] – Workout Fitness Article

Interview: Jake Eisenhut, Revived Strength [Tips + Invigoration] Get the Basics… Listening to Clients and Customized Sessions Client-centered Training Learning to Delegate Starting your own fitness business is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Your success in this industry will require a lot of fundamental education, a lot of focus, and maybe even, a little bit of faith. Today, we’re talking to Jake Eisenhut who discusses how his passion for exercise and his passion for serving others serve…

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» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design – Workout Fitness Article

» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design The Biggest Mistake in Program Design Written on November 1, 2019 at 4:09 am, by Eric Cressey Today’s guest post comes from former Cressey Sports Performance intern and current Boston Bruins Head Performance Coach Kevin Neeld. It’s timely, as he’s a co-creator of the new Optimizing Adaptation and Performance resource that was just released. I’ve reviewed it and it’s outstanding; definitely check it out HERE, as there’s a $50 off introductory discount in…

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You Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros to Build Muscle – Workout Fitness Article

You Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros to Build Muscle Most men come to the gym with the goal of improving their aesthetics. Often they look for guidance through various channels of information, the most common being Google, YouTube, or a fitness blog.   These can be a great place to start, but all beginners and many intermediates run into the same fundamental problem. They don’t have a pre-existing understanding of nutrition and exercise and therefore have no way to evaluate…

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TeamBuildr vs. Exercise.com’s All-in-One Fitness Business Software – Workout Fitness Article

Manage and Grow Your Fitness Business Better with Exercise.com. Learn more below. TeamBuildr vs Exercise.com. Choose Exercise.com’s All-in-One Fitness Business Management Software. Review our head-to-head TeamBuildr software comparison and see for yourself. Get a custom web and smartphone app designed for your brand with additional customization available throughout your custom-built software. Grow your business, turn leads into clients, and increase revenue.  Choosing the best software for your fitness business is a big decision. It’s important to have a grasp on…

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