Scheduling Programs Over Time

Scheduling Programs Over Time

“Dan, I have some of your books,” Well you should have all of them but we’ll move on, “as well as some from others many of whom you reference in your work or on podcasts. These books etc contains so many workouts,” and they do, “for strength, mobility, fitness, etc. that I am at a […]

Squatting with a Bad Knee

Squatting with a Bad Knee

Robert writes in, he’s a 58 year old male and he had a knee injury about 12 years ago. Torn meniscus right knee and then 12 more years of abuse. Robert this, we all know work what I’m about to say. We’re sneaking into medical advice. The first thing I would do for you, if […]

Strength Standards for Normal Living

Strength Standards for Normal Living

Nikola writes us. “I’m not planning to ever compete in any sport,” You’re not planning to but you never know. “but I want to get strong and endure all the things life throws at me.” That’s good advice. “I’m 24 years old and very soon I’ll graduate and become Doctor of Dental Medicine. Do you […]

Strength Standards for Athletes

Strength Standards for Athletes

“I have two questions first do you have any strength standards for swimmers, middle-distance athletes, and sprinters?” Actually it’s interesting. I collect a lot of standards but generally what I found in track and field is that it’s the you know the bodyweight press and the double bodyweight deadlift are almost universal. I don’t have […]

Strength Training for a Soccer Team

Strength Training for a Soccer Team

Mads emails us. We have a high school soccer strength coach five 90 minute soccer practices weekly, two 45-minute strength sessions. “What should I do with those 45-minute sessions to best help the team?” Teaching them to kick with their opposite foot is what I’ve been told. Years ago, some of my friends from Ireland […]

The Keys to Longevity

The Keys to Longevity

Well you know as Dick Notmeyer told me a million years ago, “Half a longevity is genetics.” As a dental student I would imagine that your dental hygiene should be very good. If you take care of your sleep hygiene, your dental hygiene, you wear, you wear your seat belts, you show some respect for […]

The Best Education for a Strength Coach

The Best Education for a Strength Coach

“Do you have any recommendations on the best university or educational programs for beginner strength coaches?” Well I mean I think the best program world is St. Mary’s University in Twickenham London. They have a brilliant senior lecturer there. Who is it? But I just think their master’s program is great. I don’t necessarily want […]

Working Out While Fasting

Working Out While Fasting

Jason asks a question. That’s a great name. He said, “My wife and I decided to do the FMD,” fast mimicking diet. That’s Valter Longo’s work with the longevity diet. “Did you,” me, “adjust your workouts for the five days and what was your experience of the FMD on your workout strength, endurance, etc.?” If […]

Training the Neck

Training the Neck

“In all of your articles interviews podcasts etc I don’t see where you discuss direct necklace.” Right. Try to make it work like every coach I’ve ever worked with. We all try to make neck work work. We see that Nautilus four way neck machine. I’ve done the weighted helmets, I’ve done the straps and […]

Optimal Training for Police Officers

Optimal Training for Police Officers

“I would love to hear some more of your opinions on optimal training for police officers.” Well it depends on the job but one thing you guys have to teach yourselves, well besides tension and arousal control which is a huge issue. You know those LA police beatings when they came out they found that […]