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Test Week (1 Aug- 7 Aug) Most of the year we are training – not testing fitness. Training is an eye towards progression; delaying the desire to chase Personal Records and achievements until later so we can focus on building the pieces to get there in the right way. Over the last 16 weeks we... Read more »
For those of you who have been following or who are thinking about following our Endurance Program next year, we have entered our off-season phase.What does this look like? Well it looks a whole lot like Strength building, developing conditioning using constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensity across a broad set of time... Read more »
You’ve always wanted a bigger squat – time to earn it. Starting this week you might have noticed a big shift from our last 16 week block of training. For the next 6 weeks we are hitting a squat cycle as a gym and with it comes a few other changes to our regular programming schedule.... Read more »
In our last post “On Strength Training” we discussed the basic framework for how we will be tackling strength cycles. In a future post we will explain in more detail how our programming template works and what the purpose behind each segment is. Today we would like to focus on the details of how 5/3/1 will... Read more »
Starting Strength: Basic Linear Progressions When we start strength we would be foolish if we didn’t take advantage of the amazing grace period that comes with it – easy and fast strength gains! Assuming you are a novice to heavy-weight compound lifts your body will adapt rapidly to the stress of training as long as... Read more »