Creating A Framework For Structured Training

I've been talking to a lot of people lately who need some help with their program. A lot of time it's because they don't know where to go to for advice. So they're stuck in this repeated cycle of trying to put in effort in the gym, but they aren't really going in any real direction. So I wanted to create this video to help these people solve this problem. In this video you will learn: Why having no direction or gameplan in the gym will result in no results How performing random exercises each week will not give you any results Why doing random circuits, intervals will make you feel like you're working hard, but won't produce any real adaptations in conditioning How can you create direction? How can…
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Carbohydrate Intake and Timing For Performance

Look, I know carbs are seen as the devil in many circles. If that's you, you probably won't get much out of this video. You can stick with your shitty workouts and mediocre results. For the rest of you, let's take a look at how we can partition our carbohydrate intake to maintain or even boost energy levels during tough training sessions. In this video you will learn: Why carbs are the preferred fuel source for hard training sessions Where around our training sessions do we consume our carbohydrates How much carbohydrates do we consume during our workouts? What kind of carbohydrates should we consume during our workouts How to partition our carbohydrate intake so our daily calorie intake doesn't change And much more
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Making The Most Out Of Assistance Exercises

What's up y'all! I wanted to discuss assistance exercises. Why are they needed, what they are, and how we can use them to help you reach your goals as fast as possible. In this video you will learn: - Why you need to be focused on goals. - The need for primary exercises AND assistance exercises. - What is assistance work? - How to dissect exercises to figure out your weak areas. - Why we need to increase strength or size in specific muscles to aid our primary exercises. - How to prevent ourselves from doing the same thing over and over again. - How to periodize assistance work. - Why planning your assistance exercises is important. - Using volume and intensity to progress your assistance work. - How long…
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How to Deal With Slow Lifts… Get Explosive

Let's take a look at those lifters who go thru grinder reps and how we can make them faster using explosive lifting! In this video you will learn: - How to lift more explosively - Why explosive lifting will make our heavy sets easier and get us stronger - What loads to use for explosive lifting - How to periodize your explosive lifts - Where we can fit explosive lifts into our program - Tips for performing explosive lifts properly and how to prevent injury - The right period of time to use explosive lifts for specific lifts - Programming your load using intensity  
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Assistance Work – Why Every Exercise Needs A Reason

I got a really good question about properly programming assistance work into a training program.  Building the strength athlete means we are looking to: build strength on specific movement patterns (usually the squat, bench, deadlift and press). This means that each exercise in our program needs to have a purpose for helping us reach this goal. For instance, if we are looking to increase our bench press press, every single exercise on that day needs to have a reason to be there. The goal needs to be simple: increase the strength of our bench press. However, there are a lot of things to consider here. What part of our movement are we having the most difficulty on? Which muscles are weak? Which muscles are small? Which muscles are imbalanced? Where…
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Progressing Your Conditioning Part III: Resistance

In the third and final instalment of the "Progressing Your Conditioning" series, I cover resistance or load. This part of the series will delve into the details of how to progress conditioning by increasing your load for loaded conditioning training. This short video will deal with: How to increase the resistance on popular "cardio" machines in mainstreams gyms - How to increase the load on various explosive exercises The best training implements to use with your conditioning methods Simple progressions for increasing resistance on bodyweight and free weight exercises
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Progressing Your Conditioning Part II: Intensity

Part I of this three part series covered how we can use volume to progress our conditioning. In part II of this instalment we examine how to progress our conditioning work by increasing our intensity. In this video you will learn: - How you can progress your conditioning by increasing our HR, and monitoring it using objective or subjective measures. - How to increase our intensity on specific machines vs free weights - How to do more work in the same time intervals. - How to do the same work in shorter time intervals
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