coaching

Periodization can be a tool to help your athletes continue to make gains and to ensure sound programming. Remember, the idea behind CrossFit is “constantly varied” - not actually random.
Coaches of teenagers deal with a giant set of issues unique to that of any other coaches, but the greatest challenge of them all is communication with their athletes.
Consider who you really are. If you are training as a paid athlete, you take risks - you are expected to. If you're the average person, you should be contemplating the cost-benefit of your training.
Today I'll discuss a few good reasons to pre-qualify clients and also give you some concrete steps to go about it.
I don't believe that weightlifting coaching for competition can be done properly online no matter how developed the quality of the medium. Here's why.
Could it be the word courage invokes an ancient energy of which everybody has a somatic awareness that transcends levels of experience and structural patterns of posture and movement?
I challenge every box reading this to program workouts for one month without high-rep Olympic lifts or touch-and-go deadlifts. There are so many workout options not being utilized.
What if I told you there was a way, as either a trainer or trainee, that you could accomplish your fitness or business goals from the privacy of your own home, when you can make the time?
The purpose of this article is to provide some helpful direction to the novice coach who might be perplexed at how to assess and progress a new athlete.
Looking to opening up your own gym business? Help is at hand, not just from me but from those who have done it before. Here are a few things I would look at if I was in your shoes.
Make sure both you and any potential business partner or investor are comfortable with the answers to all of these questions before joining forces.
Your team is your family and what power your business. These are important things you need to examine before bringing a new member into your business team.
This is who we are and what we aim to achieve. These are our values, and why we value you. This is what Breaking Muscle is all about.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: "tough love" coaching, CrossFit competitions, Olympic weightlifting, and more!
The biggest problem I find with coaching is that my explanation of the movement is too advanced for the client.
You have to be able to properly assess a problem in order to create and attack a solution. And that includes if the problem is you.
So, here’s a little dose for all of you who haven’t had the opportunity to take a class or experience a private session with me. Here’s a little “Tough Love Becca" for you all.