Category Archives for "Athletic Performance"

Breathing, Posture, and Movement with Arianna Hoffman – The Barbell Life 371

When I first heard about how many athletes were working on their breathing, I honestly wondered if it was a scam.

But after digging into the research… and after seeing the results that many have had…

Now I’m a believer.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg on what we talked about with Arianna Hoffman.

So listen in to this podcast today to hear from Arianna all about movement, breathing, posture, planks, assessment, coaching certifications, and so much more.

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Mouth taping for better breathing, better sleep, and more gains
  • RKC planks as a teaching tool
  • The magic equation of pain
  • A simple but balanced program for all planes and movements
  • Charles Poliquin using step ups to reveal dangerous weaknesses
  • and more…

Army Football and Brilliant Programming with Brandon Reyes – The Barbell Life 369

I was so excited to talk with Brandon Reyes.

As a coach at West Point, I knew he would have some great insight to share.

But I was still blown away.

I love the programming knowledge bombs he was dropping – so check out this podcast and get ready to take notes.

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Doing heavy single leg work
  • Less conditioning and more speed
  • Data is magical if…?
  • Starting with Block Zero
  • Accommodating resistance during peaking
  • and more…

Your Questions Answered (and Team Update) – The Barbell Life 368

It’s time once again for my favorite type of podcast.

We get to the questions that YOU have asked.

I love talking with amazing guests, but I always wonder if the conversations I love are what listeners love.

But with these Q&A podcasts, we KNOW we’re helping people.

Plus we have a brief update on the incredible meet results that we’ve been seeing lately (and what we’ve learned from it).

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Constructing a powerbuilding program
  • Recommendations on not using pre-workout supplements?
  • Recovering from sore low backs
  • Training as you get older
  • How to train as a male cheerleader and rodeo athlete
  • and more…

Texas Football and Twitter with Peter Noonan – The Barbell Life 367

I love talking with other strength coaches because they keep me sharp.

And Peter Noonan has been on my radar as someone who feels the same – someone who enjoys starting conversations in this industry. It’s how we all get better.

So listen in to this podcast to hear all about Texas football – and how Coach Noonan is constantly working and adapting to get his athletes stronger and faster on the field.

THE POWER OF THE CLEAN

Travis Mash's guide to the mighty clean... the most valuable lift for Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Learn to understand the clean on a deep level so you can easily and confidently correct movement flaws, assess athletes, write programs, and coach them to athletic success.

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • The crazy nature of Texas football
  • Silky smooth hips and strong grips
  • What squat depth do you really need?
  • Velocity as a diagnostic tool
  • No need to deadlift?
  • and more…

Mobility and Strength for Golf with Mike Carroll – The Barbell Life 366

For a while now, I’ve admired Coach Mike Carroll from afar.

He is constantly dropping gold nuggets of knowledge on Twitter about rotational athletes and training for golf.

That’s an area I’m finding increasingly fascinating – so listen in to this podcast to have your mind blown.

FORGET OPINIONS. HERE'S THE SCIENCE ON PULLING.

Master Technique and Programming for the Conventional Deadlift, Sumo Deadlift, and Clean Pull

After combing through the research and interviewing the experts, the result is a guide that will refine your technique and boost your pull in a safe and effective manner.

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • How to train in the gym to be a better golfer
  • Which pro golfer is the poster child for swing efficiency?
  • The BRILLIANT dynamic strength index for golf
  • Using different sized balls to treat intent (works for baseball too!)
  • Could asymmetries be GOOD?
  • and more…

Gym Culture and Combat for Kids with Josh Stanley – The Barbell Life 365

Josh Stanley and I go back a long way.

I remember working with him when he was one of my athletes. Now he trains my kids.

And along the way, he’s built a thriving business training kids and all ages in wrestling, MMA, and more.

STRENGTH UNIVERSITY VIDEO CURRICULUM

THE PERFECT WAY TO GROW IN KNOWLEDGE DURING THIS TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

It's finally here... Learn about technique, programming, assessment, and coaching from a master. For strength coaches and for athletes, these 53 videos (7 hours and 56 minutes of footage) will prepare you to understand the main lifts for maximum performance and safety. Get ready to learn...

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • His brutal last fight and recovering from disc herniation
  • Coaching your own child is practically impossible
  • Mindset and motivation over technique
  • Gym culture and business growth
  • Do we want nice gyms… or Rocky III gyms?
  • and more…
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