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Physical Preparation Podcast Archives - Robertson Training Systems

English, Fitness / Keep-fit, 1 season, 259 episodes, 3 days, 18 hours, 28 minutes
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The Physical Preparation Podcast is designed to help trainers, coaches and athletes take their performance to the next level. Featuring some of the brightest minds in our industry, we'll dive in to deconstruct smart training, and help you or your athletes maximize results!
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Scott Charland on Networking, Negotiating Pay, and Being Successful at Any Level of S&C

Here are some questions every trainer and coach should be asking themselves: What are the pros and cons to the different levels of strength and conditioning? As a strength coach, how do you find a work-life balance? And perhaps most importantly, how do you know what you’re REALLY worth? Well if you’ve ever pondered any […] The post Scott Charland on Networking, Negotiating Pay, and Being Successful at Any Level of S&C appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/24/20240
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10 Keys to Successful Basketball Strength & Conditioning

I’m going to start this one off with a bold statement: I don’t love where the industry is at with regards to training basketball players. Now before you get all pissed off and click away, hear me out. These young men and women are playing more games than ever before. Yes we’re getting them “in […] The post 10 Keys to Successful Basketball Strength & Conditioning appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/17/202445 minutes, 18 seconds
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Cameron Josse on Sprint Training, Neural Outputs, and Football Specific-Speed

Cameron Josse is an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for football at Auburn University. Before joining the Auburn Tigers, Cameron served as an Athletic Performance Coach for football at Indiana University. And his journey in sports performance began with a 7-year stint at DeFranco’s Training Systems, where he held the position of Director of Sports […] The post Cameron Josse on Sprint Training, Neural Outputs, and Football Specific-Speed appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/10/202457 minutes, 38 seconds
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Joe Kenn on R7, Training Around Injuries, and How to Improve High School S&C

You know some guests really need no introduction, but in case you’re unfamiliar with Joe “Big House” Kenn, let me fill you in real quick on this guys’ rap sheet…. He’s a 30+ year vet of the strength and conditioning game. He’s worked – and had success – at every level of physical preparation, from […] The post Joe Kenn on R7, Training Around Injuries, and How to Improve High School S&C appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/3/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 47 seconds
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10 Random Thoughts on Training, Coaching and Professional Development

I’m always thinking about coaching. Whether it’s hanging out in the gym, watching my kids play with their friends, or just watching sports and TV, I’m constantly thinking about the role we play in other people’s lives. But as one person in this great big world, how do we have the biggest impact on the […] The post 10 Random Thoughts on Training, Coaching and Professional Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/26/202445 minutes, 44 seconds
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Tony Gentilcore on Gym Ownership, Evolving Your Coaching, and the Value of Consistent Training

Tony Gentilcore has done a few things in our industry. He’s a prolific writer, traveled the globe to speak, and was one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance and worked there as a coach from 2007-2015. And his newest venture includes opening The Core Collective, where his goal is to bring trainers, coaches and […] The post Tony Gentilcore on Gym Ownership, Evolving Your Coaching, and the Value of Consistent Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/19/20241 hour, 14 seconds
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Lee Taft on Plyo Steps, Lateral Running, and the Power of the Heels

In my humble opinion, Lee Taft might be the true GOAT of multi-directional speed. While Lee primarily works as a consultant these days, over his storied career he’s owned his own facility numerous times, coached at virtually every level of sport, and perhaps more importantly has coached just about every type of athlete under the […] The post Lee Taft on Plyo Steps, Lateral Running, and the Power of the Heels appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/12/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 58 seconds
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Spring Break 2024: Q1 Review and Q2 Goals for RTS and IFAST

One thing I’ve really focused on over the past couple of years is what some might describe as “radical transparency.” While many people on social media are out there creating a highlight reel on the front-end but suffering miserably on the back-end, my goal is to give you real insights into both my personal and […] The post Spring Break 2024: Q1 Review and Q2 Goals for RTS and IFAST appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/5/202434 minutes, 17 seconds
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Matej Hocevar on Soccer Programming, Return to Play, and the Role of the S&C Consultant

Husband. Father. World traveler. And coffee aficionado. All those things describe my good friend Matej Hocevar, and I’m beyond excited to have him back on the podcast. Matej Hocevar is the co-founder and co-owner of VigorGround, a fitness and performance facility in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a lead educator for the UEFA football fitness licences […] The post Matej Hocevar on Soccer Programming, Return to Play, and the Role of the S&C Consultant appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/29/20241 hour, 47 seconds
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Matt Aldred on Drop Landings, Wearable Resistance, and Being Dangerous at Everything

If you train basketball players and want to take their health and performance to the next level, you’re going to love this episode! Matt Aldred is in his sixth season at Furman and was promoted to assistant head coach and director of basketball health and performance in August of 2023. Beyond basketball, Matt also handles the strength […] The post Matt Aldred on Drop Landings, Wearable Resistance, and Being Dangerous at Everything appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/22/202454 minutes, 9 seconds
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Dr. Greg Wells on 24-Hour Athletes, The Habit-Clearing Vacation, and the Power of 1 Full Breath

As trainers and coaches, we love to talk about training… …but why does it feel like we still under-value the importance of recovery? Well if you’re looking for ways to clear the mental fog, recover more efficiently, and really take your game to the next level, you’re going to love this week’s episode of the […] The post Dr. Greg Wells on 24-Hour Athletes, The Habit-Clearing Vacation, and the Power of 1 Full Breath appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/15/20241 hour, 17 minutes, 40 seconds
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Dylan Gutheil on the Art of Exercise Selection, Developing Coaches, and NOT Niching Down

Passionate about sports since childhood, Dylan Gutheil played football and rugby in high school and continued his rugby career at Springfield College, where he earned a degree in Exercise Science. Dylan started personal training right out of college for 5 years until he got frustrated with the corporate training environment and decided there was a […] The post Dylan Gutheil on the Art of Exercise Selection, Developing Coaches, and NOT Niching Down appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/8/202451 minutes, 52 seconds
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Andy McCloy on His Coaching Journey, Building a Legacy Business, and Outworking Your Self Doubt

Have you ever struggled or doubted yourself as a coach? Wondered if you were smart enough to really get results? Or maybe thought that everyone else out there was doing a better job than you? Well welcome to the club – because both myself and today’s guest have felt the same way at one point […] The post Andy McCloy on His Coaching Journey, Building a Legacy Business, and Outworking Your Self Doubt appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/1/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 31 seconds
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Eric Cressey on Load vs. Capacity, “Sticky” Businesses, and the 8-Week Magic Mark in Rehab

What has Eric Cressey NOT accomplished in his career? He’s the President of Cressey Sports Performance, and the Director of Player Health and Performance for THE New York Yankees. And of course he’s a published author, internationally renowned speaker, and the host of the Elite Baseball Development podcast. But perhaps most importantly to me, Eric […] The post Eric Cressey on Load vs. Capacity, “Sticky” Businesses, and the 8-Week Magic Mark in Rehab appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/23/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 4 seconds
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Austin Einhorn on 2-Week Experiments, Problem Solving and Improving Skill Development

Over the last 12 years, Austin Einhorn has used critical thinking skills to solve the problems of professional athletes and Olympians. He’s a champion of problem-solving, emphasizing a teaching mindset through effective communication, authentic relationships, and practical, hands-on coaching. And in this wide-ranging interview, we touch on a ton of different topics, such as how […] The post Austin Einhorn on 2-Week Experiments, Problem Solving and Improving Skill Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/16/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sam Miller on Training, Testing and Quantifying Power with 3-D Resistance

Sam Miller is the Founder and CEO of Proteus motion – a cutting-edge technology and training company that’s looking to fill in the gaps with how we test and train for power development. As someone that’s always looking to sharpen the saw and improve my own programming, I jumped at the chance to get Sam […] The post Sam Miller on Training, Testing and Quantifying Power with 3-D Resistance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/9/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 5 seconds
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Alex Hubelbank on Principles, Value Systems and Player Driven Processes in Sport

This is going to sound crazy, but it’s absolutely true… …did you ever listen to THIS PODCAST and quit your job? And not just any job – but a job with APPLE? Because as wild as that sounds, today’s guest did just that. Alex Hubelbank is an NBA consultant that appears to have lived 99 […] The post Alex Hubelbank on Principles, Value Systems and Player Driven Processes in Sport appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/2/20241 hour, 21 minutes, 34 seconds
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Luka Hocevar on Using Deliberate Practice to Become an Elite Trainer or Coach

My good friend, entrepreneur and coach, Luka Hocevar is always one of my favorite people to have on this show. When he’s not on the road or dabbling in real estate, he’s the Founder, Owner, and Operator of Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance. This Seattle-based facility focuses on helping clients achieve maximum fitness through customized […] The post Luka Hocevar on Using Deliberate Practice to Become an Elite Trainer or Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/26/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 24 seconds
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Rett Larson on Problem Solving Warm-ups, Ankle Durability, Deceleration and Straight-Arm Strength

Rett Larson is the head strength and conditioning coach for the German Women’s National Volleyball team. Prior to time with Germany, he was also the head S&C coach for the Netherlands, and the Chinese Women’s Volleyball team, where he won a gold medal. In this amazing episode, Rett and I start by touching on how […] The post Rett Larson on Problem Solving Warm-ups, Ankle Durability, Deceleration and Straight-Arm Strength appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/19/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 10 seconds
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2024 Dreams, Goals and Aspirations

Well like it or not, 2024 is here. What are your dreams for the New Year? Your goals? Your aspirations? In today’s episode, I’m going to give you a behind-the-scenes look at how I outline and plan my New Year. When you consider the fact that I’m trying to move the needle across numerous aspect […] The post 2024 Dreams, Goals and Aspirations appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/12/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 54 seconds
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Christina Chu on Building the Performance Plate and Fueling for Athletic Performance

Do you work with athletes? Or clients you would consider high-performers? Would you like to know the difference between diet/exercise and fueling/training? Or do you just want some real-world and practical tips to improve your nutrition? If so, you’re going to LOVE today’s episode! Christina Chu is a Chicago-based sports dietitian and CEO of Christina […] The post Christina Chu on Building the Performance Plate and Fueling for Athletic Performance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/5/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 33 seconds
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Cody McBroom on Turning the Nutritional Dials to Improve Your Body Comp

Are you looking to build muscle or shed body fat in the New Year? OR do you want to help your clients and athletes get into great shape in 2024? If so, today’s podcast with Cody McBroom is definitely going to get you started on the right foot! Cody is the Founder and CEO of […] The post Cody McBroom on Turning the Nutritional Dials to Improve Your Body Comp appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/29/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 10 seconds
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Don Saladino on Training Celebrities, Physical Transformation and the Business of Fitness

If you’re interested in physical transformation, training celebrities, or what it really takes to run a successful online or offline fitness business, you’re going to LOVE this new episode with Don Saladino. Don has coached actors, athletes, & musicians for over 20 years. He opened his first NYC Gym, Drive 495, in 2005. After operating […] The post Don Saladino on Training Celebrities, Physical Transformation and the Business of Fitness appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/22/20231 hour, 9 seconds
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Allison Tenney on Building a Value-Driven and Sustainable Online Fitness Business

What does it REALLY take to be successful as an online coach? And perhaps more importantly, how do you make sure your success isn’t fleeting – but sustainable as well? If you’ve ever considered moving into the online coaching, you’re going to love this weeks episode with Allison Tenney! Allison believes that through strength training […] The post Allison Tenney on Building a Value-Driven and Sustainable Online Fitness Business appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/15/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 25 seconds
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Evy Lyons and Ariel Paul on the Science and Practice of Palm Cooling for Faster Recovery

Are you looking to take your performance to the next level? Do you want to really tighten the screws and see how much stronger or fitter you can make your body? If so, you need to look into the science of palm cooling. And if you’ve never heard of this concept before, don’t worry – […] The post Evy Lyons and Ariel Paul on the Science and Practice of Palm Cooling for Faster Recovery appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/8/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Running Speed Camps

Do you train young athletes? OR do you want to start training them sooner versus later? If so, I’d highly recommend you start offering speed camps to help kids get faster! Speed camps are a fantastic and cost-effective way to get new athletes into your program. And if you play your cards right, you can […] The post The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Running Speed Camps appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/1/202351 minutes, 17 seconds
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Dan Uyemura on Scaling Your Business, North-Star Metrics, and Making Sales Easy

I think I know the answer to this question, but I’m going to ask anyway… …have you ever built a business that’s worth $100m? I can tell you for a fact that I have not – but I definitely want to talk to the man or woman who HAS! Which is why I’m so excited […] The post Dan Uyemura on Scaling Your Business, North-Star Metrics, and Making Sales Easy appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/24/202351 minutes, 13 seconds
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BJ Gaddour on Bodyweight Workouts, Cheat Codes and Fitness Over 40

BJ Gaddour is the former fitness director for the Men’s Health brand, the author of Your Body is Your Barbell, and the creator of the best-selling SpeedShred and MetaShred DVD’s. He was also the first personal trainer to grace the cover of Men’s Health, the world’s largest men’s magazine. Since leaving Men’s Health in 2017, […] The post BJ Gaddour on Bodyweight Workouts, Cheat Codes and Fitness Over 40 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/17/20232 hours, 52 seconds
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Aram Grigorian on Influencers vs. Educators, Periodized Nutrition and “Earning Optimal”

It’s no secret that helping gen pop clients see success can be tough. It can seem daunting when you imagine that there’s more trainers and coaches entering our industry ever year, yet as a whole, we’re seeing a steady decline in our physical capacity and dealing with more severe chronic diseases than ever before. So […] The post Aram Grigorian on Influencers vs. Educators, Periodized Nutrition and “Earning Optimal” appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/10/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 51 seconds
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Michelle Boland on Lessons Learned in Running and Coaching

If you work with gen pop clients or runners that are struggling with nagging aches and pains, then this episode is a must-listen. Dr. Michelle Boland is a certified strength and conditioning coach with distinction and owner of Michelle Boland Training, LLC. Michelle was previously the Director of Education at a private training facility and […] The post Michelle Boland on Lessons Learned in Running and Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/3/202352 minutes, 35 seconds
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9 Pieces of Advice for Up and Coming Coaches

After 23 years in the game, I still feel like I’ve got a lot to learn. But over those years, I feel like I’ve accrued a lot of experience – both in training, and in life. So if you’re looking to level up as a trainer or coach, this episode is for you! Here, we’re […] The post 9 Pieces of Advice for Up and Coming Coaches appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/27/202349 minutes, 53 seconds
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Pete McCall on Programming, Periodization and Recovery for Gen Pop Clients

As trainers and coaches, we love to talk about fitness. Whether it’s writing training programs, how to better coach and cue our clients, or simply nerding out about our favorite exercises, the training part of the equation is always fun. But what about the other side – what about recovery? While it’s getting more and […] The post Pete McCall on Programming, Periodization and Recovery for Gen Pop Clients appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/20/20231 hour, 1 minute, 17 seconds
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Sean Maloney on Empowering and Building Confidence in Young Athletes

Do you train young athletes? Do you want to help inspire and empower them? And do you want to help them learn how to take care of their body for a lifetime? If so you’re going to love this week’s show! Dr Sean Maloney is a strength and conditioning coach and lecturer based in Milton […] The post Sean Maloney on Empowering and Building Confidence in Young Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/13/202347 minutes, 21 seconds
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Gen Pop Programming, Flywheel Training and Breathing Exercises (October Q&A)

We’re BAAAACCCKKKKK! It’s been a hot minute since I did a Q&A episode, but we’ve got some great questions this time around. With topics ranging from breathing exercises, to developing training programs for gen pop athletes, to my thoughts on flywheel training, we cover a ton of ground in this episode. So enough from me […] The post Gen Pop Programming, Flywheel Training and Breathing Exercises (October Q&A) appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/6/202353 minutes, 25 seconds
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Mark Fisher on Time Management, Leadership and Evolving Your Fitness Business

As fitness business owners, we all struggled during COVID – but some gym owners definitely paid a steeper price than others. While many of us were shut down 3, 6 or maybe even as long as 9 months – what would you do if you were forced to close your gym for 18(!) months? How […] The post Mark Fisher on Time Management, Leadership and Evolving Your Fitness Business appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/29/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 54 seconds
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Eric Schmitt on Program Design and Agile Periodization in the NBA

If you’ve ever wondered how to write training programs for an NBA athlete, you’re going to love this episode. Whether we’re talking about off-season development, managing the grind of an 82-game season, or bringing an injured athlete back to 100%, today’s guest has seen it all. Eric Schmitt is in his fifth year as the […] The post Eric Schmitt on Program Design and Agile Periodization in the NBA appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/22/202358 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode #400! The Past, Present and Future of RTS and IFAST

Can you believe it??? 400 freakin’ episodes of the Physical Prep Podcast. It’s crazy just typing that number, let alone thinking that I’ve actually recorded and produced that many shows! But here’s the thing – the goal was never to do 400 shows. The goal was to do 50-100, and then shut it down. But […] The post Episode #400! The Past, Present and Future of RTS and IFAST appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/14/202352 minutes, 47 seconds
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Les Spellman on Reverse Engineering Acceleration and Speed Development

If your goal is to help your athletes get FASTER, then this is the show for you. One of America’s elite speed and performance coaches, Les Spellman has trained several Olympians as well as athletes in the NFL, NCAA, and USA rugby. Most notably, however, he has guided a large percentage of his youth athletes […] The post Les Spellman on Reverse Engineering Acceleration and Speed Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/8/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bill Hartman on How Body Shapes Drive Movement and Performance

Have you ever wondered why some athletic endeavors come so easily to certain people? For instance, some people can just jump out of the gym. Others can run for days and never seem to tire. And some can squat or deadlift the equivalent of a compact car while barely breaking a sweat! Well if you’ve […] The post Bill Hartman on How Body Shapes Drive Movement and Performance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/1/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 37 seconds
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Neal Valera and Dennis Dunphy on Unlocking Your Mobility, Athleticism and Performance with The Stick

  As you’ve gotten older, have you felt your body getting tighter? Have you lost some of that athleticism you had in your youth? Or do you just want to get back into moving and feeling great? If so, you’re going to LOVE today’s episode with Neal Valera and Dennis Dunphy. Neal is a former […] The post Neal Valera and Dennis Dunphy on Unlocking Your Mobility, Athleticism and Performance with The Stick appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/25/202356 minutes, 49 seconds
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Derek Hansen: Why Are We Seeing More Achilles Tendon Ruptures Than Ever Before?

Derek Hansen been working with athletes in speed, strength and power sports since 1988. Originally working in Track and Field, Derek has expanded his services to assist athletes in all sports with an emphasis on speed development. He has since worked with some of the top performers in the world as a coach and a […] The post Derek Hansen: Why Are We Seeing More Achilles Tendon Ruptures Than Ever Before? appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/18/20231 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Joey Burton on Principles, Communication and Decision-Making in Skill Development

Joey Burton is an NBA skills trainer based out of Atlanta, Georgia. He’s coached athlete at virtually every level of the sport, but is most well-known for helping NBA players hone their shooting skills. In this episode, Joey and I take deep dives into the world of skill development, coaching and communication. We talk about […] The post Joey Burton on Principles, Communication and Decision-Making in Skill Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/11/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 11 seconds
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Dr. Stuart McGill on Assessing, Rehabbing and Training the Spine

Dr. Stuart McGill is often considered to be the world’s foremost expert on spinal biomechanics. His patient list ranges from the general population to some of the world’s most elites athletes, and his work has produced over 240 peer reviewed journal papers and 4 books. In this mashed up replay from two of my most […] The post Dr. Stuart McGill on Assessing, Rehabbing and Training the Spine appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/4/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ryan Patrick on Filling Empty Buckets and Integrating Tech in the Private Sector

If you’re a strength and conditioning or physical preparation coach who wants to level up your assessment and sports science game, then you’re going to love this episode. Ryan Patrick is owner of Peak Fitness & Sports Training (aka PeakFAST) in Erlanger, Kentucky. In the years that I’ve known Ryan he’s been a competitive powerlifter, […] The post Ryan Patrick on Filling Empty Buckets and Integrating Tech in the Private Sector appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/28/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 4 seconds
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July Q&A: HRV, Young Athlete Development, and Recapturing Shoulder Motion

It’s hard to believe it’s almost August, so we’ve got to knock out our monthly Q&A for July! These are actually getting more fun as we go, as I think we’ve got a great blend of higher-level, philosophical questions combined with some nitty gritty, “try this today” practical application as well. Plus, with the inclusion […] The post July Q&A: HRV, Young Athlete Development, and Recapturing Shoulder Motion appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/21/202342 minutes, 37 seconds
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Joel Jamieson on Zone 2 Training, Smarter Conditioning and Maximizing Recovery

If you’re serious about improving your health and conditioning, or just living a longer and healthier life, you’re going to LOVE this episode. Joel Jamieson is a mentor, friend, and someone I deeply respect in our industry. He’s the author of the Ultima MMA Conditioning book, developer of the Morpheus fitness app and creator of […] The post Joel Jamieson on Zone 2 Training, Smarter Conditioning and Maximizing Recovery appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/14/202354 minutes, 49 seconds
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3 Questions You MUST Answer to Be a Successful Trainer or Coach

If you’re serious about becoming a better trainer or coach, at some point you need to ask yourself some big questions. For instance, what’s your philosophy when it comes to training? What groups or populations do you want to serve? And assuming this is a career (and not a hobby), what are you going to […] The post 3 Questions You MUST Answer to Be a Successful Trainer or Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/7/202355 minutes, 28 seconds
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Kevin Neeld on FAI, Movement Variability, and Eccentric Training in Ice Hockey

Kevin Neeld is the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to his time in Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San […] The post Kevin Neeld on FAI, Movement Variability, and Eccentric Training in Ice Hockey appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/30/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 10 seconds
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Pat Rigsby on Accountability, Winning the Week, and “The Process”

Pat Rigsby is a fitness business coach who has been in the industry since 1994. Growing up in Portsmouth, Ohio, Pat never had an interest in entrepreneurship and wanted to be a Major League Baseball player. And even though he had a season in professional baseball, he eventually realized playing the sport wasn’t his calling […] The post Pat Rigsby on Accountability, Winning the Week, and “The Process” appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/23/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Loren Landow on Lessons Learned During 5 Years in the NFL

Have you ever considered working in professional sports? Do you want to know what it REALLY TAKES to succeed at the highest levels? Or are you just curious as to what life is like behind the NFL curtain? If so, this is the show for you! Loren Landow is a 29-year veteran in the strength […] The post Loren Landow on Lessons Learned During 5 Years in the NFL appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/16/20231 hour, 1 minute, 18 seconds
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June Q&A: VBT, Personalizing Group Sessions, and Professional Development

It’s June, and we’re back with another KILLER Q&A Episode! This month was fun because I had a nice mix of questions to answer. On one hand, I had some X’s and O’s questions about how to get more out of your programs and coaching. And on the flip side, I also got some higher-level […] The post June Q&A: VBT, Personalizing Group Sessions, and Professional Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/9/202354 minutes, 28 seconds
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Matthew Ibrahim on Building the Brakes and Training Deceleration

Matthew Ibrahim currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Quincy College, Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science at Maryville University, founder of Athletic Performance University (AthleticPerformanceU.com) and Ph.D. Candidate in Human & Sport Performance. As a public speaker, Matthew has presented nationally in over 25 U.S. states, and he’s also in the midst […] The post Matthew Ibrahim on Building the Brakes and Training Deceleration appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/2/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Lee Taft on Building Elite Multi-Directional Speed

If you want to help your athletes get faster, then THIS is the podcast for you. In my not so humble opinion, Lee Taft is THE BEST practitioner of multi-directional speed training in the world, and in this episode I really feel like we capture lightning in a bottle. While Lee primarily works as a […] The post Lee Taft on Building Elite Multi-Directional Speed appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/26/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 45 seconds
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How to Manage Your Energy and Avoid Burnout as a Coach

Let’s start this episode off with an honest statement: Being a coach is an energy-intensive endeavor. Every day you want to give your best – your all – to your clients and athletes. But here’s one thing we don’t talk about enough: How do we manage and maintain our own energy? When you’re working hard […] The post How to Manage Your Energy and Avoid Burnout as a Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/19/202359 minutes, 50 seconds
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Anthony Iannarino on Meta Principles and Silver Linings in the Return to Play Process

Anthony Iannarino is a Physical Therapist and Strength and Conditioning coach currently serving as a Performance Therapist with the Washington Wizards. Prior to transitioning to professional sports, Anthony served as a clinic director for Rehab 2 Perform as well as the performance therapist for the Bullis School Track and Field where he worked elite high […] The post Anthony Iannarino on Meta Principles and Silver Linings in the Return to Play Process appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/12/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 27 seconds
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May Q&A: Movement Models, Con Ed and Augmented Eccentrics

And we’re back! It’s been over a month since we did a Q&A episode, so I knew I needed to get one in sooner than later. This week, we’ve got a ton of fun topics to discuss. For starers, how do you determine your own weaknesses and plan your continuing education? How do you help […] The post May Q&A: Movement Models, Con Ed and Augmented Eccentrics appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/5/202350 minutes, 2 seconds
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Julia Glanz on Using Your Hormones to Super Charge Your Results In the Gym

Julia Glanz is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters Degree In Nutritional Science, a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, a former College Strength & Conditioning Coach and a former Division 1 soccer player. Julia’s education in nutritional science, exercise science and physiology combined with years of her own personal struggle with hormone imbalances fueled her […] The post Julia Glanz on Using Your Hormones to Super Charge Your Results In the Gym appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/28/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
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Alwyn Cosgrove on Fat Loss Training, Mentorship and Paying it Forward

When you reflect on life, it’s interesting to see how some people step in at exactly the right point in time. As a young coach growing up, I didn’t have a lot of great mentors. I knew I wanted to create content, I wanted to use speaking as an avenue to educate other trainers and […] The post Alwyn Cosgrove on Fat Loss Training, Mentorship and Paying it Forward appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/21/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ben Ashworth on Outcome-Driven Shoulder Training & Performance

Ben Ashworth is a dual qualified shoulder specialist who has over 20 years of experience working with athletes as a physio and strength coach in a wide range of performance environments. Ben has worked in elite rugby at London Wasps, across Olympic sports in the lead up to London 2012, and spent six years as […] The post Ben Ashworth on Outcome-Driven Shoulder Training & Performance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/14/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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Anthony Donskov on Using Tech and Applying Sports Science in the Private Sector

Anthony Donskov is the founder and head performance coach at Donskov Strength and Conditioning, and the author of the amazing book, Physical Preparation for Hockey: Biological Principles and Practical solutions. But more importantly, Anthony just went back and got his Ph.D., so I was curious – at 40+ years old, what makes you do that? […] The post Anthony Donskov on Using Tech and Applying Sports Science in the Private Sector appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/7/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mike and Luka on Wins, Losses and Playing the Long-Game in the Fitness Industry

I’ve got a pretty special podcast for you this week my friend. As you may or may not know, I spent last weekend in Seattle giving one of my Complete Coach Seminars. These are always great weekends, which are only made better by the amazing people I have around me. Now if you know anything […] The post Mike and Luka on Wins, Losses and Playing the Long-Game in the Fitness Industry appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/31/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 5 seconds
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March Q&A: Assessments, Program Design and YOUR Coaching Evolution

We’rrrreeeee back! It’s the March edition of our Q&A podcast, and I’ve got some really great questions and topics for you this month. Online assessment and program design. Are your clients extended? Flexed? In a posterior tilt? I’ll explain the difference and why there’s so much confusion. And my best advice for young and older […] The post March Q&A: Assessments, Program Design and YOUR Coaching Evolution appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/24/202346 minutes, 56 seconds
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Dr. Ebonie Rio on Strength, Springs and Rebuilding the Athletic Knee

Here’s a crazy stat: Recent research by Bunt et al suggests that roughly one in four adults will suffer from chronic knee pain, and it’s prevalence has increased almost 65% over the past 20 years. And similar to that, McNerney and Arendt state that roughly 30% of young athletes suffer from anterior knee pain, with […] The post Dr. Ebonie Rio on Strength, Springs and Rebuilding the Athletic Knee appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/17/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 32 seconds
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Dr. Courtney Conley on Assessing, Treating and Training the Foot

As children, most of us are born into the world with two happy and healthy feet. They move, bend, and push just like they were designed to. But over the years, whether it’s through bad shoes, lack of motion, or flat out weakness, we tend to lose those ideal foot mechanics – and the downside […] The post Dr. Courtney Conley on Assessing, Treating and Training the Foot appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/10/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 48 seconds
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10 Programming Tips I Wish I Would’ve Known Starting Out

When you’re just starting out as a trainer or coach, as the saying goes: You don’t know what you don’t know. And I think this is especially true with regards to writing programs. Whether it’s using antiquated ways to program intensity, making everyone conform to 4-week training cycles, or skipping key steps early-on in the […] The post 10 Programming Tips I Wish I Would’ve Known Starting Out appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/3/202350 minutes, 27 seconds
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February Q&A: Isometric Training, Performance Assessments, and the IFAST Internship

We’rrrreeeee back! It’s the February edition of our Q&A podcast, and man do we have a bunch of topics to cover. Performance assessments. Isometric training and testing. Why everyone and their sister is squatting with a heel wedge. And why IFAST is evolving. So without any further ado, let’s jump right in!   Isometrics are […] The post February Q&A: Isometric Training, Performance Assessments, and the IFAST Internship appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/24/202351 minutes, 36 seconds
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Aaron Cunanan on Developing a Sports Science Team in Pro Baseball

One of my favorite aspects of this show is getting these little peeks behind the “high performance” curtain. Even if we don’t work in elite sport, or have the resources they have available to them, getting an understanding into the systems and thought processes they use to build the best athletes in the world can […] The post Aaron Cunanan on Developing a Sports Science Team in Pro Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/17/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 25 seconds
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Dan Pope on Training, Injuries, and How to Stay in the Gym for Life

Let’s be real for a minute: Injuries suck. If you’ve been lifting yourself for any period of time, you know that if you push yourself long enough or hard enough, something is bound to crop up. But while injuries might be part of the game, they shouldn’t keep you out of the game. That’s why […] The post Dan Pope on Training, Injuries, and How to Stay in the Gym for Life appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/10/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 30 seconds
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Jarrod Antflick on Building a Resilient and Robust Achilles Tendon

Have you ever had a client or athlete who was dealing with Achilles pain? Maybe it was a gen pop client who was a little overweight. Maybe it was a weekend warrior whose heel was stiff after a game of basketball or pickleball. Or maybe it was a high performing athlete who was dealing with […] The post Jarrod Antflick on Building a Resilient and Robust Achilles Tendon appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/3/202358 minutes, 17 seconds
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Steve Tashjian and Darcy Norman on Building a High-Performance Team at the International Level

The World Cup is the pinnacle of the soccer world. You have the best athletes in the world, representing their countries, and doing everything they can to perform at the highest levels in the biggest moments of sport. And while I love nothing more than watching these incredible athletes play, I also love talking to […] The post Steve Tashjian and Darcy Norman on Building a High-Performance Team at the International Level appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/27/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 47 seconds
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January 2023 Q&A – Online Coaching, Cuing, and Content Creation

We’re BACK with another Q&A podcast episode! I absolutely love doing these and it allows me to better connect with YOU, my listener. Plus, we get to dabble in a bunch of different topics – from coaching and cuing, to program design, to content creation. So without any further ado, let’s jump into this week’s […] The post January 2023 Q&A – Online Coaching, Cuing, and Content Creation appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/20/202346 minutes, 21 seconds
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Steve Long on Finding Balance & Coming Full Circle in the Fitness Industry

Steve Long has been in the fitness industry for almost 20 years now, and according to him, still feels like a dumbass on a weekly to daily basis when working with clients. This feeling drives him to continually learn more, to be able to help his clients, and share some of the best nuggets that […] The post Steve Long on Finding Balance & Coming Full Circle in the Fitness Industry appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/13/202352 minutes, 58 seconds
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Dr. Paul Comfort on Assessing and Evaluating Force Production

Dr. Comfort is a Professor of Strength and Conditioning and program leader for the Master of Science Strength and Conditioning program at the University of Salford. He is also an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. Paul has applied experience across a range of sports and consults with numerous professional and semi-professional […] The post Dr. Paul Comfort on Assessing and Evaluating Force Production appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/6/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 44 seconds
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Mike Reinhardt on Learning, Mentorship, and Refining Your Craft

Are you a lifelong learner? Someone who is always looking to tweak and refine their craft? If so, this episode is for you! Whether it’s best practices for consuming new information, reflecting on past experiences, or using the mentorship process to deepen our understanding, a commitment to lifelong learning is something that every one of […] The post Mike Reinhardt on Learning, Mentorship, and Refining Your Craft appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/30/202256 minutes, 57 seconds
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December Q&A: Keeping Training Fresh, Off-Season Soccer, and Gen Pop vs. Athletes

Before we dive into this week’s podcast, I just want to start by saying THANK YOU! It’s been an amazing year both personally and professionally, and I couldn’t have had that success without your support. Along those same lines, I want to wish you a Happy Holiday season, and hopefully you get a little extra […] The post December Q&A: Keeping Training Fresh, Off-Season Soccer, and Gen Pop vs. Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/23/202254 minutes, 43 seconds
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13 Practical Programming and Coaching Tips

The longer I do this, the more I realize that your journey is never over. You’re never a “finished” product. Take program design, for instance… Since I started in physical preparation, I’ve easily consumed thousands of pieces of content on this topic, including articles, webinars, podcasts, VHS recordings, DVD’s and seminars. And furthermore, I’ve probably […] The post 13 Practical Programming and Coaching Tips appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/16/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 45 seconds
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Dr. Mike Roussell on Using Coffee and Protein to Optimize Health

As an author, speaker and nutrition consultant, Dr. Mike Roussell is known for transforming complex nutritional concepts into practical nutritional habits that his clients can use to ensure permanent weight loss and long lasting health. His clients have included NBA all-stars, Hollywood stars and Silicon Valley executives, all of whom seek him out for his […] The post Dr. Mike Roussell on Using Coffee and Protein to Optimize Health appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/9/202255 minutes, 51 seconds
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6 Investments That Created Massive ROI in 2022

Don’t worry, this podcast WILL NOT involve me peddling advice on stocks, bonds or mutual funds! Instead, we’re going to talk about personal and professional items I’ve invested in in 2022 that have made a profound impact on me either personally or professionally. When we’re young – or perhaps shortsighted – we only look at […] The post 6 Investments That Created Massive ROI in 2022 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/2/202249 minutes, 30 seconds
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Tamás Kelemen on Training the Elite Athletes of Cirque du Soleil

Tamás Kelemen is the head strength and conditioning coach for the Cirque du Soleil show “O.” Cirque is the largest contemporary circus producer in the world, with 17 active shows, 6 of which reside in Las Vegas. Tamas started off as an athlete, where he was an elite-level gymnast and diver. At the end of […] The post Tamás Kelemen on Training the Elite Athletes of Cirque du Soleil appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/26/202245 minutes, 35 seconds
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20 Tips for Young Coaches

Bringing back a little old-school flavor this week my friend… You see, a few years back, someone asked me this very simple question: If you could give one piece of advice to a young coach or trainer, what would it be? And needless to say, that one little question turned into one really long, in-depth […] The post 20 Tips for Young Coaches appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/18/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 13 seconds
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Adam Petway on the Mechanisms Behind ACL and Achilles Tears

It’s estimated that somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 people tear their ACL every year. And while Achilles tears aren’t anywhere near that level, it’s obvious that the numbers for this injury are on the rise as well. In a best case scenario, with an ACL or Achilles tear you’re looking at a grueling 9, 12 […] The post Adam Petway on the Mechanisms Behind ACL and Achilles Tears appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/11/202251 minutes, 4 seconds
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Joel Jamieson on Metabolic Optimization, Longevity and the Future of Sports Supplements

Longevity, anti-aging and metabolic health are things that have fascinated me for years, so when my guy Joel Jamieson said he wanted to jump on a podcast and talk about this stuff, I was all ears. In this episode, we start by talking about metabolic optimization – including what most people think of when they […] The post Joel Jamieson on Metabolic Optimization, Longevity and the Future of Sports Supplements appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/4/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 12 seconds
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October Q&A: Off-Season Program Design, Quick Workouts, and Layering Speed Development

We’re BAAAACCCCCKKKKK! Even though it’s only been a month, it’s actually been more like 6-7 weeks since our last Q&A podcast episode, so I’m excited to dive back in. This week we’re going to talk about program design for both gen pop clients and athletes, how to layer speed development in the R4 section of […] The post October Q&A: Off-Season Program Design, Quick Workouts, and Layering Speed Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/28/202244 minutes, 41 seconds
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Drake Berberet: The Beginners Guide to Assessing and Training with Force Plates

Whether you like it or not, I can say with a lot of confidence that technology in sport is here to stay. As tech becomes more and more prevalent – not to mention more cost effective to private facilities and end-users – I think we’re going to see an explosion in sports science and data-driven […] The post Drake Berberet: The Beginners Guide to Assessing and Training with Force Plates appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/21/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 31 seconds
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19 Ninja Tricks to Write Better Training Programs

If you’re a trainer or coach, you have to write programs. And trust me – there are tons of great resources out there to help you. I’m preferential to my Complete Coach Certification or Complete Coach Seminar, but again, I’m biased… 🙂 But here’s the thing – the X’s and O’s are all fine and […] The post 19 Ninja Tricks to Write Better Training Programs appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/14/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Dr. Jenn Reiner-Marcello on the Intersection between Movement and Sports Science in Baseball

Dr. Jennifer Reiner-Marcello has 20 years of experience in the sports performance industry ranging from the private setting, college, and professional teams. Over the last 7 years, she has focused her efforts in baseball including rehabilitation for the San Diego Padres and reconditioning for the Minnesota Twins. While at the Twins, she created and deployed […] The post Dr. Jenn Reiner-Marcello on the Intersection between Movement and Sports Science in Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/7/202251 minutes, 39 seconds
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Alex Natera on Athletic Assessments, Isometric Training, and Repeat Power Ability

Alex Natera is the Manager of Sport Science at the New South Wales Institute of Sport and primary presenter of the Isometric Strength Training webinar series. Prior to his current position, Alex has traveled the globe to work in Rugby Union, the English Premiere League, and the esteemed Aspire Academy. In today’s episode, we’re going […] The post Alex Natera on Athletic Assessments, Isometric Training, and Repeat Power Ability appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/30/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 33 seconds
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September Q&A: Program Design, Competing Demand and Gen Pop Athletes

We’re back with our monthly Q&A show friend! These have been so much fun to record, and offers a nice balance between me hosting the show, and me (hopefully) providing some of my own unique thoughts and insights into training. This week’s episode is going to cover a ton of questions around program design. We’re […] The post September Q&A: Program Design, Competing Demand and Gen Pop Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/23/202240 minutes, 36 seconds
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Doug Kechijian on Streamlining the Return to Play Process

Doug Kechijian is a physical therapist and CEO and co-founder of Resilient Performance Systems. Resilient seeks to systematically explore the continuum between acute rehabilitation and athletic performance. Resilient’s clientele includes athletes and operators from Major League Baseball (MLB), the NBA, professional MMA fighters, the X Games, Winter and Summer Olympics, collegiate athletes as well as […] The post Doug Kechijian on Streamlining the Return to Play Process appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/16/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 2 seconds
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Daniel Martinez on Assessing, Evaluating and Training the Vertical Jump

Between his time as a volleyball coach and working with Force Decks, Daniel Martinez knows the ins-and-outs of vertical jump training like few others in our industry. Daniel is currently in his fifth year as Trinity’s Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and as Coordinator of the Patrick Stumberg Sports Performance Center. He is also the […] The post Daniel Martinez on Assessing, Evaluating and Training the Vertical Jump appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/9/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 44 seconds
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The 3 Biggest Issues Plaguing the S&C Industry

I’m ever the optimist, but there are definitely some things that need to be improved in our industry. Burnout is a real thing, and it’s negatively impacting both young and old coaches alike. Imposter syndrome can detract from your confidence and ability to coach at the highest level. And with millions of pieces of information […] The post The 3 Biggest Issues Plaguing the S&C Industry appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/2/202242 minutes, 33 seconds
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Brian Kozak on Talking About, Assessing and Training Breathing

Brian Kozak feels has gone to great lengths to understand the benefits that proper breathing can have on your performance. He believes you are the most sophisticated technology on the planet – so where is your Owner’s manual? This is the ever-evolving idea he seeks. Under the mentorship of Juerg Feldmann, he spent over a […] The post Brian Kozak on Talking About, Assessing and Training Breathing appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/26/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 32 seconds
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Lee Taft on the Harsh Reality of Youth Travel Sports

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 20-30 years, you’ve probably heard of Lee Taft at some point in time. And with good reason! Lee is arguably the best multi-directional speed coach in the world, and I know I, personally, wouldn’t be the coach I am today without him. And while we’ve […] The post Lee Taft on the Harsh Reality of Youth Travel Sports appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/19/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 43 seconds
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Q&A August 2022: Tech, Training Strategies and Lessons Learned

We’re back with another edition of our Q&A podcasts! I got really great feedback from both long-time and new listeners on my July episode, so if you’re enjoying it and deriving value, then I’m going to keep doing them. This month we cover a wide-range of topics – from sleep techniques, to tech I use […] The post Q&A August 2022: Tech, Training Strategies and Lessons Learned appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/12/202239 minutes, 32 seconds
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Nate Green on Passion, Reps and Keystyling Your Way to Better Communication

While Nate Green started out like many of us as a coach and gym owner, he quickly realized that that wasn’t where his true passion resided, so he dove head first into the world of fitness writing. Nate is currently the Director of Content Strategy at Waking Up, an advanced meditation app with over 50,000 […] The post Nate Green on Passion, Reps and Keystyling Your Way to Better Communication appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/5/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 22 seconds
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Steve Magness on Toughness, Coaching and Doing Hard Things

Steve Magness is a world-renowned expert on health and human performance. He is the co-author of the best-selling books Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox, and the author of The Science of Running. And his new book, “Do Hard Things,” is arguably his best work – in my humble opinion! Steve’s work has has appeared […] The post Steve Magness on Toughness, Coaching and Doing Hard Things appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/29/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 14 seconds
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Q&A July 2022: Staff Development, Split-Squats, and My Current Goals

For the first time in a long time, we’re going to do a Q&A Episode! Between email, social media, or just real-life interactions, I get questions daily about training, coaching, business/personal development, etc. So this month, I’m going to answer a handful of questions that I think will help make YOU a better trainer, coach, […] The post Q&A July 2022: Staff Development, Split-Squats, and My Current Goals appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/22/202255 minutes, 7 seconds
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Adam Loiacono on Rebuilding, Rehabilitating and Reconditioning the Athletic Knee

Adam Loiacono is the Director of Rehab for the Phoenix Suns in the NBA, and before his time there, he spent another 8-10 years working in pro soccer. So as someone that has seen more than his fair share of knee issues over the years, in this episode, we’re going to take a deep dive […] The post Adam Loiacono on Rebuilding, Rehabilitating and Reconditioning the Athletic Knee appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/15/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 47 seconds
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6 Things I’m Focusing on in My Programming and Coaching

When you’ve coached for 20+ years, create content, and work to mentor young coaches, you tend to answer a lot of questions. But one of the questions I’ve been asked the most recently is this: What has changed about your programming in the past 2-3 years? Or maybe along those same lines: How have you […] The post 6 Things I’m Focusing on in My Programming and Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/8/202240 minutes, 50 seconds
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Trevor Ratzky on Reframing, Self-Talk and Long-Term Nutrition Success

Trevor Ratzky is an online nutrition and Fitness Coach at Tailored Coaching Method. He’s also a black belt Jiu Jitsu Black belt instructor at Watson Martial Arts in St. Louis Missouri, husband to his wife Lexi, and father to his little Boston Terrier, Peaches. Trevor has been working in the fitness industry for over 12 […] The post Trevor Ratzky on Reframing, Self-Talk and Long-Term Nutrition Success appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/1/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 43 seconds
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Jill Coleman on How to Build a Successful and Rewarding Online Fitness Business

In case you’re unfamiliar with Jill Coleman and her story, here’s a brief synopsis… Like many of us, Jill was tired of working 50, 60 and 70+ hour weeks in the gym – just to barely scrape by. But instead of lamenting where she was at in life and continuing to trudge along, Jill decided […] The post Jill Coleman on How to Build a Successful and Rewarding Online Fitness Business appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/25/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds
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Joe Kenn on the Evolution of Strength and Conditioning

You know some guests really need no introduction, but in case you’re unfamiliar with Joe “Big House” Kenn, let me fill you in real quick on this guys’ rap sheet…. He’s a 30+ year vet of the strength and conditioning game. He’s worked – and had success – at every level of physical preparation, from […] The post Joe Kenn on the Evolution of Strength and Conditioning appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/17/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 57 seconds
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Terrence “TK” Kennell on Annual Planning, In-Season Training and Tissue Prep

Terrence “TK” Kennell has worked in pro baseball, to women’s professional soccer, to men’s college basketball, and now a job with UFC. Working in all these areas has given him a broad set of experiences, and helped forge his approach to training. So in today’s episode, we’re going to look at some of the global […] The post Terrence “TK” Kennell on Annual Planning, In-Season Training and Tissue Prep appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/11/202248 minutes, 57 seconds
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Andrew Hauser on Punching Holes & Filling Gaps to Build Your Return to Play Model

Andrew Hauser has worked in a number of capacities in professional baseball both in the strength & medical capacities, most recently as the Director of Performance Rehab for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Director of Player Health & Performance for the Atlanta Braves. And he has recently made the dive into the private space […] The post Andrew Hauser on Punching Holes & Filling Gaps to Build Your Return to Play Model appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/3/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ben Shear on Merging Tech and Performance Training in the Private Sector

If you opened a gym 10-15 years ago, you know the struggle was REAL when it came to selling sports-performance training. Not only were you trying to sell people something – which is almost never easy – but you were trying to sell them something they often didn’t even know existed! So imagine doing that […] The post Ben Shear on Merging Tech and Performance Training in the Private Sector appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/27/202258 minutes, 1 second
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Nick Winkelman on the Language of Coaching

Have you ever fallen TOTALLY FLAT when coaching or cuing a client? You’re pulling everything out of your playbook, and for whatever reason, it’s just NOT working? If so, welcome to the club! I know this has happened to me in the past, and it has most definitely happened to today’s guest Nick Winkelman. At […] The post Nick Winkelman on the Language of Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/20/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 28 seconds
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Dr. Sean Pastuch on Bridging the Gap Between Training and Healthcare

Dr. Sean Pastuch, DC, grew up around the fitness, health, and wellness industry. And when he graduated Chiro school, he ended up opening a clinic and a CrossFit gym, he didn’t want to be that Chiro who tells you, “You need to this exercise and be on “X” program.” Then, pat you on the back […] The post Dr. Sean Pastuch on Bridging the Gap Between Training and Healthcare appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/13/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 27 seconds
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Anthony Mucurio on Side Hustles, Hedging Your Bets, and Transforming Young Athletes

Anthony Mucurio is a professional coach for people looking to improve their physical capabilities for sport. In addition to building beasts on the field, he is also dedicated to helping people stay HEALTHY so they can reach their FULL physical potential in life. His vision is to bridge the gap between modern sports science and […] The post Anthony Mucurio on Side Hustles, Hedging Your Bets, and Transforming Young Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/6/202259 minutes, 51 seconds
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Molly Galbraith on Dealing with Womens’ Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Social Media

Molly Galbraith, is the cofounder of Girls Gone Strong (GGS), the world’s largest platform providing evidence-based, interdisciplinary health, fitness, nutrition, and pregnancy education for women and the health and fitness professionals who work with them—including industry-leading certification programs and coaching. She’s also the creator of the GGS Academy, which houses those certifications and has students and […] The post Molly Galbraith on Dealing with Womens’ Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Social Media appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/29/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 18 seconds
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Nick Lambe on Sleep, Seminars and the Future of Continuing Education

Nick Lambe has been a coach for the last 10 years. He has always aimed to and prided himself on being different in his approach to working with clients. Nick is a massage therapist, strength coach, sleep coach and health coach but envisions himself firstly as a healthcare practitioner. With regards to lifestyle interventions,  Nick […] The post Nick Lambe on Sleep, Seminars and the Future of Continuing Education appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/22/202246 minutes, 2 seconds
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Shanté Cofield on Identifying Your Why and Building a Brand

Physical therapist turned entrepreneur, Dr. Shanté Cofield, aka The Movement Maestro, is the host of Maestro on the Mic, and the founder of The Movement Maestro LLC, a social-media based company that provides both online and in-person education for health and movement professionals around the world. Shanté’s professional pursuits center around providing business coaching, with […] The post Shanté Cofield on Identifying Your Why and Building a Brand appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/15/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 16 seconds
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Joel Jamieson on the Business of Conditioning, Recovery and Online Fitness

Joel Jamieson really needs no introduction. Joel is a best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength, conditioning, and energy systems. His training strategies have been used by thousands of elite performers and top athletes worldwide, including the Navy SEALS, UFC champions, and dozens of teams from the NFL, NBA, MLS, NCAA, […] The post Joel Jamieson on the Business of Conditioning, Recovery and Online Fitness appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/8/202256 minutes
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Stephen Calarco on the Trials and Tribulations of Opening a Gym

Stephen Calarco is the owner of the Strength Spot in West Hartford, CT – a private training facility dedicated to transforming lives through strength training and nutritional coaching. His goal is to help his clients and athlete move better, get stronger, and improve their quality of life without gimmicks and fads. In this wide-ranging show, […] The post Stephen Calarco on the Trials and Tribulations of Opening a Gym appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/1/202255 minutes, 14 seconds
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9 Keys to Developing a Rock-Solid Internship Program

Are you a trainer, coach or rehab professional that is considering starting an internship program? If so, this is your show! IFAST has had an incredibly successful internship program for over 13 years now, and one of the most common questions I get asked is: “How do I build an internship program in my business?” […] The post 9 Keys to Developing a Rock-Solid Internship Program appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/25/202239 minutes, 51 seconds
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10 Ways to Upgrade Your Body, Business and Life as a Coach

What if I told you I could increase your energy, your income, and your happiness with a few simple steps – would you be interested? And no, I’m not selling you some new MLM product… 😉 Instead, I’m going to give you tried-and-true strategies that I use to take care of my body, increase my […] The post 10 Ways to Upgrade Your Body, Business and Life as a Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/18/20221 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds
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Mike Reinold on the Science & Practice of Blood Flow Restriction Training

Mike Reinold is a world renowned and award-winning clinician, researcher, and educator.  As a physical therapist, athletic training, and strength and conditioning coach, he specializes in all aspects of sports performance and rehabilitation. Mike is currently the Co-Founder of Champion PT and Performance, in Boston, MA, and Senior Medical Advisor for the Chicago White Sox […] The post Mike Reinold on the Science & Practice of Blood Flow Restriction Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/11/202252 minutes, 45 seconds
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Lee Boyce on How to Have More Success with Gen Pop Clients

Lee Boyce is a strength coach and educator based in Toronto, Canada, working with clients and athletes since 2007. He’s developed international recognition as a trainer and fitness writer for publications such as Men’s Health, Oxygen, TRAIN, Inside Fitness, SHAPE, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Men’s Journal, Esquire, and STRONG Fitness Magazine In […] The post Lee Boyce on How to Have More Success with Gen Pop Clients appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/4/202257 minutes, 44 seconds
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Jason Brown on the Big Rocks of Conditioning, Programming and Online Coaching

Combat veteran Jason Brown, began his journey in the world of physical preparation at an early age. While his father encouraged his athletic training, his mother was a powerlifter herself and served as a great role model for Jason. Today, Jason is a Certified Special Strengths Coach with Westside Barbell and has a Master of […] The post Jason Brown on the Big Rocks of Conditioning, Programming and Online Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/25/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 24 seconds
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Marc Bubbs on Assessing, Educating and Fueling Basketball Players

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Marc Bubbs has remained passionate about what makes humans perform better. He is the Director of Performance Nutrition for Canada Basketball and the Consultant Performance Nutritionist for a portfolio of professional and Olympic athletes. Whether he’s working with elite athletes or busy executives, Marc aims to improve his clients’ […] The post Marc Bubbs on Assessing, Educating and Fueling Basketball Players appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/18/202246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Brandon Smitley on Developing the Young Athlete

When Brandon Smitley returned to Terre Haute in 2012 to work on his graduate degree at Indiana State University, he realized the lack of a facility where athletes and community members could go to achieve their desired results. Brandon, a competitive powerlifter and world-renowned strength coach, began a project to help improve the community’s health, […] The post Brandon Smitley on Developing the Young Athlete appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/11/20221 hour, 11 seconds
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Jo Clubb on the Intersection of Science and Sports

Performance consultant, writer, and speaker Jo Clubb, has always seen herself as a big science nerd with a deep love for sports. And though she has worked as a sports scientist for several teams-– including the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and the Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.—Jo wanted to have a wider impact in the […] The post Jo Clubb on the Intersection of Science and Sports appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/4/202250 minutes, 25 seconds
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The BIG Q&A Show – January 2022

Over the last several weeks, I’ve received a ton of really great questions from people like you – my amazing listeners and social media followers. And while being able to connect and interact with people on social media is great – sometimes it’s difficult to provide longer, well thought-out responses. That’s why I love taking […] The post The BIG Q&A Show – January 2022 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/28/202239 minutes, 29 seconds
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Lindsay Parker on Curiosity, Awareness and Education in Women’s Fitness

Helping women understand and embrace their individuality is at the heart of Lindsay Parker’s coaching philosophy. Lindsay didn’t always consider herself “the lifting type.” But, after falling in love with the process of biomechanics, lifting, and strength training, she soon found herself passionate about helping other women navigate through the world of fitness. Certified in […] The post Lindsay Parker on Curiosity, Awareness and Education in Women’s Fitness appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/21/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 26 seconds
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Stefan Valdes on Developing an Elite NBA Off-Season Program

Like many new coaches, Movement Lab Co-founder, Stefan Valdes, once copied more experienced coaches when training others—that is, until he entered physical therapy school. Stefan earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami, where he built and developed the critical thinking skills crucial to coaching clients and athletes. By integrating his DPT […] The post Stefan Valdes on Developing an Elite NBA Off-Season Program appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/14/202246 minutes, 24 seconds
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Brijesh Patel on Developing Your Mindset, Attitude and Self-Talk

Brijesh Patel’s mindset and belief system about training and development drive his decision-making as a coach. As the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Director of Athletic Performance at Quinnipiac University, Brijesh believes in educating his athletes in a manner that encourages them to become better versions of themselves. While he’s been a highly regarded […] The post Brijesh Patel on Developing Your Mindset, Attitude and Self-Talk appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/7/202250 minutes, 32 seconds
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5 Superpowers that Can Make You an Elite Trainer or Coach

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of comic books and superheroes. But here’s the thing about most superheroes: they’re either born with a superpower—like Superman—or, they’re given one—like Spiderman getting bit by a spider. On the other hand, trainers and coaches—though heroes in their own right—aren’t born with or given these […] The post 5 Superpowers that Can Make You an Elite Trainer or Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/31/202130 minutes, 27 seconds
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Josh Lindblom on Mental Toughness and Long-Term Success in Professional Baseball

Throughout his 15 seasons in professional baseball, Josh Lindblom has learned that you have to find a way to differentiate yourself in the game. After being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, Josh made his debut in 2011 and played for several organizations, including […] The post Josh Lindblom on Mental Toughness and Long-Term Success in Professional Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/24/20211 hour, 41 seconds
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David Joyce on Knowing vs. Learning, Instinct and the Role of Experience in Coaching

David Joyce’s passion for developing people has been the red thread that goes through everything he does. For more than two decades in his career in elite performance, David has trained, rehabilitated, and maintained multiple world champions, Olympians, and more than 100 national champions. He was the Head of Athletic Performance of the Greater Western […] The post David Joyce on Knowing vs. Learning, Instinct and the Role of Experience in Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/17/202154 minutes, 26 seconds
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7 Simple Tips to Write Better Training Programs

One of the many things I’ve learned over the years about writing programs is that there’s a bell curve involved. When we’re just starting out, we don’t know much about training, let alone actually designing a program. But as we move closer to the apex of that bell curve and accumulate more experience as well […] The post 7 Simple Tips to Write Better Training Programs appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/10/202137 minutes, 52 seconds
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Cody McBroom on the Prime, Progress and Prosper Approach to Flexible Dieting

Cody “Boom-Boom” McBroom believes that nobody is truly self-made. A nutrition coach and fitness entrepreneur with over 11 years of helping people optimize their health, Cody believes that he wouldn’t be where he is today without the people who were willing to help him. By poking his head in the right rooms, asking questions, and […] The post Cody McBroom on the Prime, Progress and Prosper Approach to Flexible Dieting appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/3/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 52 seconds
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Luka Hocevar on Collecting Role Models and Hunting Skillsets

My good friend, entrepreneur and coach, Luka Hocevar, always seem to move a thousand miles an hour. And with the many hats he wears, you may get a different answer every time you ask him what he does. While he dabbles in real estate, he is also the Founder, Owner, and Operator of Vigor Ground […] The post Luka Hocevar on Collecting Role Models and Hunting Skillsets appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/26/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Joel Smith on the Who, What, When, Where and Why of Elastic Training

Joel Smith considers himself a “born mover.” As a young athlete, his passion for developing his athletic outputs—from movement and sprinting to jumping and dunking—led him to play at the national level in track and field and athletic performance coaching. However, his mentality towards athletic development revolved around strength. It wasn’t until learning from other […] The post Joel Smith on the Who, What, When, Where and Why of Elastic Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/19/202158 minutes, 21 seconds
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Jeremy Frisch on Plugging the Holes of Youth Athletic Development

According to youth sports coach, Jeremy Frisch, playing sports can open up whole new worlds for any person. Jeremy’s the Director and Owner of Achieve Performance Training, a physical fitness facility in Clinton, Massachusetts that focuses on youth athletic development. Jeremy believes that it’s essential for kids to explore experiences, making it more critical for […] The post Jeremy Frisch on Plugging the Holes of Youth Athletic Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/12/202159 minutes, 55 seconds
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5 Things I Need to Say

The thing about change is—whether it’s good or bad—it forces you to reflect on where you’re at, where you’re going, and where you want to be. So many pivotal moments in my life—from meeting my mentors, opening a gym, to raising kids—have taught me about being a coach, entrepreneur, and father. With the amount of […] The post 5 Things I Need to Say appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/5/202141 minutes, 41 seconds
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Brett Jones on Kettlebell Training, Movement Screens, and the Evolution of a Coach

Brett Jones is grateful to the many mentors who have provided opportunities for him and allowed him to stand where he does now in his career. He’s the Director of Education at StrongFirst, the school of strength founded by Pavel Tsatsouline, who introduced Russian kettlebell to the West in 1998. Brett has been teaching—and swinging—the […] The post Brett Jones on Kettlebell Training, Movement Screens, and the Evolution of a Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/29/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 6 seconds
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Keir Wenhamm-Flatt on Reverse Engineering, Pre-Season Testing and the Optimal Block

To the strength and conditioning coach, speaker, and consultant, Keir Wenham-Flatt, asking the right questions is as crucial as getting the right answers. Keir is the founder of Strength Coach Network, a platform that helps strength and conditioning professionals climb the coaching career ladder. He has presented at major sporting organizations, including the NFL, NBA, […] The post Keir Wenhamm-Flatt on Reverse Engineering, Pre-Season Testing and the Optimal Block appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/21/202158 minutes, 24 seconds
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Glenn Robinson III on Basketball, Fatherhood, and Leaving a Legacy

Glenn Robinson III is someone I’m privileged to call a friend. I remember watching his father, Glenn Robinson Jr.—also known as “The Big Dog”—when I was a young player growing up. I loved watching the Big 10 and seeing The Big Dog himself go at it. So, many years later, when I got to work […] The post Glenn Robinson III on Basketball, Fatherhood, and Leaving a Legacy appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/15/202153 minutes, 48 seconds
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Michael DeSanti on the 3 Commodities: Time, Love and Energy

The author of New Man Emerging, Michael DeSanti, has always had a fascination for the human condition. He dedicated much of his younger years to learning about spirituality, psychology, human design, health, and wellness. However, it wasn’t until later—when he was working in the corporate world—that he discovered that his passions for human development and […] The post Michael DeSanti on the 3 Commodities: Time, Love and Energy appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/8/202157 minutes, 51 seconds
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Joel Jamieson on the Train, Recover, and Repeat Mindset

When Joel Jamieson, Founder and CEO of 8WeeksOut, began working with athletes and clients in his gym 20 years ago, he realized the key role of recovery, as well as its unpredictability. While the results of training were driven by recovery, recovery was, in turn, driven by factors coaches couldn’t track inside the gym: sleep […] The post Joel Jamieson on the Train, Recover, and Repeat Mindset appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/29/202151 minutes, 58 seconds
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Dr. Amy Bender on the Science of Sleep

As soon as Dr. Amy Bender’s aunt took her to a sleep lab, she became fascinated about sleep research. In fact, she was so fascinated that she eventually found herself landing a job as a sleep technologist at Washington State University, where she would go on to complete her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, focusing on […] The post Dr. Amy Bender on the Science of Sleep appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/24/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
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Chris Chase on Establishing Standards and Improving Performance in Basketball

With a truly pragmatic approach to training, Chris Chase emphasizes establishing standards in his programs. KPIs, he notes, provides a framework that helps players get to where they need to be. Perhaps this is wisdom drawn from experience; after all, Chris has coached at every level there is. He has served as Strength and Conditioning […] The post Chris Chase on Establishing Standards and Improving Performance in Basketball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/17/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 16 seconds
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Molly Galbraith on Training during and after Pregnancy

Like many people, Molly Galbraith was unhappy with her body when she was 18 and would spend years struggling with insecurities. But, when she discovered how she could stop comparing herself to other women, Molly dedicated her life to supporting women and helping them feel strong, confident, and empowered in their lives and bodies. She […] The post Molly Galbraith on Training during and after Pregnancy appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/10/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 8 seconds
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Wil Fleming on Assessing and Implementing VBT in Olympic Weighlifting

Running Force Fitness and Performance was great, but Olympic weightlifter and sports performance coach Wil Fleming wanted to focus on his true passion… …coaching. After 10 years of owning and operating Force, Wil decided to sell the business in 2018 and founded 1Kilo Weightlifting. At 1Kilo, Wil specializes in coaching Olympic weightlifting for athletes both […] The post Wil Fleming on Assessing and Implementing VBT in Olympic Weighlifting appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/3/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 26 seconds
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Brady Howe on the Power of Soft Skills in Leadership and Athletic Development

Brady Howe has had many titles throughout his career. He has been an athletic trainer, strength coach, and equipment manager for various institutions and teams, including the Utah Flash, Weber State University, the Salt Lake City Stars, the Idaho Stampede, the Atlanta Hawks, and the Phoenix Suns. But the common threads that run through these […] The post Brady Howe on the Power of Soft Skills in Leadership and Athletic Development appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/27/202155 minutes, 17 seconds
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Eric Cressey on the Evolution of Baseball-Specific Training

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Eric Cressey’s work ethic is incomparable. In addition to being the Co-Founder and President of Cressey Sports Performance—widely considered one of the premier facilities for baseball-specific training—Eric is a prolific writer who has authored over 500 articles and five books, including Maximum Strength and The High Performance Handbook. […] The post Eric Cressey on the Evolution of Baseball-Specific Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/20/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 35 seconds
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Scott Fuchs on Body Types, Training and KPIs for Throwing the Javelin

Two-time All-American javelin thrower Scott Fuchs didn’t start his athletic career in track and field. Nope, Scott started off in baseball, which took over his life when he was 13 years old. Knowing that he could play at the collegiate level, Scott went on to play for a Division III institution right out of high […] The post Scott Fuchs on Body Types, Training and KPIs for Throwing the Javelin appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/13/202159 minutes, 20 seconds
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Big Picture Program Design

Whether you’re new to the game or a savvy veteran, many coaches struggle with designing programs for their clients and athletes. While some feel challenged because they don’t understand the fundamentals of program design, others may feel hindered by a lack of design systems and principles. And trust me, I know…because I struggled too when […] The post Big Picture Program Design appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/6/202139 minutes, 52 seconds
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Jelani Floyd and Dan Poneman on the Life of an NBA Agent

Becoming NBA agents wasn’t part of Jelani Floyd and Dan Poneman’s plan…like many people, they wanted to play for the NBA as kids. While Dan was in high school a website in high school where he ranked top basketball players in the state. He later found his niche in athletics not as a player, but […] The post Jelani Floyd and Dan Poneman on the Life of an NBA Agent appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/30/202149 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ben Eisenmenger on Strongman Training, Competition and Life

Ben Eisenmenger’s passion for training and physical preparation began early in his life, when he started doing workouts from muscle magazines in his basement using his father’s weights. Much of his inspiration came from his father, who lifted weights despite having cerebral palsy. Ben eventually pursued wellness and training full-time after college and trained for […] The post Ben Eisenmenger on Strongman Training, Competition and Life appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/23/202155 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ron McKeefery on Creating Community, Culture and Success

The best rewards of working in the world of physical preparation and strength and conditioning aren’t always financial, but that doesn’t mean you can’t build monetary stability while doing what you love as a strength coach. Ron McKeefery, Assistant Athletics Director for Fresno State University, exemplifies how that’s possible. In fact, Ron—who is recognized internationally […] The post Ron McKeefery on Creating Community, Culture and Success appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/16/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 41 seconds
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Scott Caulfield on the Wide-Ranging Journey of a Physical Prep Coach

If you’re passionate about helping people, coaching is one of the best careers you can have. But Coach Scott Caulfield didn’t initially know he could make a full-time career in physical preparation. After completing his undergraduate degree in Physical Education from Castleton University, Scott only coached at a local gym as a side-hustle. Once he […] The post Scott Caulfield on the Wide-Ranging Journey of a Physical Prep Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/9/202152 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bill Miller on Tracking, Competition and Developing Rotational Power

Bill Miller has been enamored with baseball, strength training, and physical improvement for as long as he can remember. When Bill was in 5th grade, his brothers became enthusiastic about strength training, and he found himself following their footsteps, using baseball as his avenue for physical improvement. He took his passion for the sport and […] The post Bill Miller on Tracking, Competition and Developing Rotational Power appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/2/202155 minutes, 44 seconds
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David Grey on Co-Contractions, Systemic Movement and Knee Health

David Grey was originally an athlete himself, but as he was playing in relatively higher-level sports, he was plagued with pain and injuries. He followed the “traditional” model of rehabilitation, which included isolated stretching and strengthening, and soon found himself frustrated by the process. David knew he had to take matters into his own hands, […] The post David Grey on Co-Contractions, Systemic Movement and Knee Health appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/25/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Tyler Williams on Process-Driven Load Management in the NFL

“You have to fail forward. You can’t be afraid to fail.” That’s Tyler Williams’ advice on using sports science technology alongside implementing load management – but he might as well be talking about life. Like many in the industry, Tyler had always been interested in sports despite his lack of genetic advantages. He worked to […] The post Tyler Williams on Process-Driven Load Management in the NFL appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/18/202152 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mike Camporini on the Journey from PT Student to the Real World

Mike “Campo” Camporini got his first taste of the physical preparation world while in elementary school. A long-time athlete, Mike’s passion for physical fitness and playing sports led him on a career journey to become a physical therapist. Today, Mike works as a PT and strength coach based in Phoenix, Arizona. He holds a DPT […] The post Mike Camporini on the Journey from PT Student to the Real World appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/11/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 18 seconds
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Adam Menner on the Role of Speed Development in Basketball

Adam Menner started his college career as a psychology major, but when he interned at Defrancos Training Systems, where he did rehab work and contributed to coaching and programming, he discovered his passion for the world of physical preparation. Though the internship inspired Adam to change his major to Kinesiology & Exercise Science, he saw […] The post Adam Menner on the Role of Speed Development in Basketball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/4/202149 minutes, 29 seconds
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Derek Hansen on Con Ed, Microdosing, and Bringing Speed Training to the Masses

Derek Hansen is an international sports performance consultant specializing in speed development, strategic performance planning, return-to-competition protocols, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation programming. As a life-long athlete with a passion for speed and sprint training, Derek’s career initially began in Track and Field, where he provided coaching and training programs to sprint athletes of all ages. […] The post Derek Hansen on Con Ed, Microdosing, and Bringing Speed Training to the Masses appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/28/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
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Zach Dechant on Movement over Maxes and the Mistake of Chasing Strength

Zach Dechant grew up in a farming community in Kansas, where the population is 300 people (or less, depending on the day). Their high school didn’t have a weight room, nor a coach who knew anything about strength and conditioning. But Zach knew that if he was going to become a college athlete, he’d need […] The post Zach Dechant on Movement over Maxes and the Mistake of Chasing Strength appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/21/202145 minutes, 13 seconds
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Dave Schoch on Experience, Stories, and Stimulating the Change with the Gen Pop

Though athletes and general population clients may seem different, they have the same reason they go to the gym: to change. Whether it’s to change their athletic performance or their capacity to do their daily chores, IFAST morning coach Dave Schoch suggests that the job of coaches and trainers is to facilitate the changes clients […] The post Dave Schoch on Experience, Stories, and Stimulating the Change with the Gen Pop appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/14/202154 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ken Vick on Sharing, Speed Development, and Being a Radical Centrist

Although Ken Vick – President and High-Performance Director at Velocity Sports Performance – loved sports in high school, he didn’t begin his career in coaching right away. Ken completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Sound Engineering & Acoustic Design. It wasn’t until later, when his wife worked in the […] The post Ken Vick on Sharing, Speed Development, and Being a Radical Centrist appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/8/202156 minutes, 57 seconds
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10 Important Lessons I’ve Learned from Coaching Youth Sports

When you have kids, you start seeing the world through their eyes – and you definitely learn a lot from them. I played a lot of sports growing up. And by a lot, I mean if you can think of it, I’ve probably played it at some level. For me, personally, I enjoyed sports because […] The post 10 Important Lessons I’ve Learned from Coaching Youth Sports appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/23/202144 minutes, 26 seconds
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Mike Kay on Training with Intent and Windows of Adaptation

Many young, aspiring coaches think that the path to becoming trainers is as smooth as just graduating from school then landing their dream job. Sometimes, there are lots of stops and hiccups along the way. Sometimes, there’s a lot of detours involved. Take Michael Kay, a Doctor of Physical Therapy based in Phoenix, Arizona. He […] The post Mike Kay on Training with Intent and Windows of Adaptation appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/15/202150 minutes, 51 seconds
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Max Schmarzo on Plyometrics, Jump Training and Elite Athleticism

Playing sports initiates all things performance, whether it’s about trying to be a better jump shooter or a better athlete. And that’s exactly the catalyst that sparked the passion of applied sports scientist and educator Max Schmarzo. After playing Division III Basketball for Coe College, where he also completed his degrees in athletic training and […] The post Max Schmarzo on Plyometrics, Jump Training and Elite Athleticism appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/9/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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Danny O’Rourke on the Transition from Athlete to Coach

Danny O’Rourke has seen soccer from the vantage point of both athlete and coach. After playing collegiate soccer at Indiana University – where he played 83 games, who back-to-back National Championships and the MAC Hermann Trophy – Danny had an 11-year MLS career. In the early years of his career as a professional soccer player, […] The post Danny O’Rourke on the Transition from Athlete to Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/2/202153 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sam Pogue on Resilience in the Fitness Industry

Performance Coach and Brand Strategy Consultant Sam Pogue knows what it takes to be resilient in a time of uncertainty. After his stint as Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Coach for Onnit, Sam moved to Colorado to work for TrueCoach as Vice President of Brand. Amidst the global pandemic, Sam was laid off following […] The post Sam Pogue on Resilience in the Fitness Industry appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/26/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 16 seconds
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Lee Taft on Assessing and Coaching Speed Effectively

To me, Lee Taft is more than a highly-respected and world-renowned athletic movement specialist: He has been a constant mentor and role model who helped shape my thoughts on speed training. A former physical education teacher, Lee began his career in the world of physical preparation in 1989 and has since been helping people take […] The post Lee Taft on Assessing and Coaching Speed Effectively appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/19/20211 hour, 18 seconds
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Jimmy Stitz on Building a Durable, Adaptable and Robust Volleyball Player

Born and raised in Minnesota, Athletic Performance Coach for Women’s Senior National Volleyball team Jimmy Stitz has always known he wanted to become a coach. Growing up with a passion for many sports, Jimmy stumbled into the world of strength and conditioning at an early age. Realizing his athletic career may not have been strong […] The post Jimmy Stitz on Building a Durable, Adaptable and Robust Volleyball Player appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/12/202150 minutes, 21 seconds
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Joel Jamieson on Merging Fitness and Technology to Unlock Human Potential

When 8 Weeks Out founder and best-selling author Joel Jamieson began his career in the fitness industry, he immediately learned the importance of data in gauging the factors that affect fitness and recovery. But what’s interesting is that those factors are often found outside the gym. Without an objective technology that can monitor these factors, […] The post Joel Jamieson on Merging Fitness and Technology to Unlock Human Potential appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/5/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 34 seconds
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Kyle Pfaffenbach on Turning the Screws with Principle-Based Nutrition

From his experience working with elite athletes, Nutrition Consultant Kyle Pfaffenbach knows all too well a pitfall athletes tend to have: While they are driven for success, they can be too strict with everything from training to nutrition. Kyle is an Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance at Eastern Oregon University, where he teaches […] The post Kyle Pfaffenbach on Turning the Screws with Principle-Based Nutrition appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/26/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 23 seconds
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Joe Kenn on 32 Years of Continued Success in Physical Preparation

What does it take to have a long, stable career in the world of sports and physical preparation? And how do you make yourself stand out in a competitive industry where everyone is welcome to enter? Veteran Strength & Conditioning Coach Joe Kenn, whose career spans more than 30 years, is a well of wisdom […] The post Joe Kenn on 32 Years of Continued Success in Physical Preparation appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/19/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 31 seconds
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Chris Barnes on the Evolution of Sports Science in Professional Soccer

Sports science is a common thing in elite and professional sports today – but it hasn’t always been that way. Over the past 25 years in his career at high-level sports, sports scientist and consultant Chris Barnes has seen how sports science has evolved and gained prominence. When he began his career as a sports […] The post Chris Barnes on the Evolution of Sports Science in Professional Soccer appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/12/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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Mike Coval on Developing a Complete High School Athlete

It can be challenging to coach a high school athlete. Caught between training and studying, these young athletes have a lot of things going on in their lives and can be prone to fatigue and exhaustion. Especially during the COVID-era. Former IFAST intern Mike Coval knows this all too well. Mike is the owner of […] The post Mike Coval on Developing a Complete High School Athlete appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/5/202155 minutes, 14 seconds
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Donovan Santas: The Evolution over 21 Years in Pro Baseball

Over his 21-year-long career in professional baseball in different capacities, Donovan Santas has seen some of the most momentous changes and shifts in the sports industry – from how strength training is implemented to how the strength & conditioning coach’s role has gained prominence. But Donovan didn’t always have the fancy tools he has access […] The post Donovan Santas: The Evolution over 21 Years in Pro Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/29/202152 minutes, 5 seconds
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Jon Pope on Resilience, Stress Physiology, and Changing Beliefs

Jonathan Pope is an embodiment of what it means to be resilient. As a high school athlete, Jon was a six-foot, 150-pound, right-handed baseball pitcher who could throw a ball 90 miles an hour. But he needed to get bigger and throw harder if he wanted to play at the Division I level. Thinking that […] The post Jon Pope on Resilience, Stress Physiology, and Changing Beliefs appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/22/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ashley Jones on Planning, Programming and the Quadrant System in Rugby

Early in his life, Ashley Jones had aspired to become a professional rugby player, but a shoulder injury derailed him from becoming an elite-level player. That didn’t stop him, though. Ashley continued to realize his love for rugby and sports by getting into a training role. He went on to earn a degree in Physical […] The post Ashley Jones on Planning, Programming and the Quadrant System in Rugby appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/15/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 5 seconds
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Joey Burton on the Life and Times of an NBA Skill Development Coach

Basketball Skill Development Coach Joey Burton saw at a very young age what bad coaching looked like. As a high school player, Joey felt frustrated over his coaches’ blatant display of politicizing and favoritism. Though this experience discouraged him from playing in high school, Joey remained passionate about basketball and eventually played in college. Being […] The post Joey Burton on the Life and Times of an NBA Skill Development Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/8/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 11 seconds
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Dr. Sarah Martin on EVERYTHING Pelvic Floor

Dr. Sarah Martin completed her doctorate in Neurobiology from the University of Kentucky in 2008. While in graduate school, one of her peers introduced Sarah to T-Nation, kicking-off her interest and love for lifting and physical preparation. After completing her PhD in Neurobiology, Sarah further pursued her interest and returned to the University of Kentucky […] The post Dr. Sarah Martin on EVERYTHING Pelvic Floor appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/1/20211 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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Grant Downie on Recruitment, Success and Selling the Dream in Sports

Grant Downie is a consultant in medical and performance solutions for elite sports. In his childhood days, Grant saw how physical therapists worked on the playing field, treating athletes and their injuries. The role appealed to him as it posed an opportunity for him to improve a person’s quality of life. He soon became a […] The post Grant Downie on Recruitment, Success and Selling the Dream in Sports appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/26/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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Craig Weller on Building Healthy, Resilient and “Goal-Fixedness” Focused Athletes

Being raised with a growth mindset immensely helped the Exercise Specialist and founder of Barefoot Fitness, Craig Weller. A former US Navy SWCC, Craig volunteered for a Navy special operations unit, despite not knowing how to swim and knowing that most of the people who actually do know how to swim tend to fail the […] The post Craig Weller on Building Healthy, Resilient and “Goal-Fixedness” Focused Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/18/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 3 seconds
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Dr. Marc Bubbs on Building a Complete Nutrition Program

Dr. Marc Bubbs is a Naturopathic Doctor and author of Peak: The New Science of Athletic Performance That is Revolutionizing Sports. Marc, like many people in high school, was active and played a lot of sports. But an illness ran him down in his senior year, impacting his health so much that he lost a […] The post Dr. Marc Bubbs on Building a Complete Nutrition Program appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/11/202050 minutes, 20 seconds
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Alex Calder on Developing a Bulletproof Soccer Player

Alex Calder is the Head of Sports Science at Houston Dynamo’s Sports Performance team. Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, the then 17-year-old Alex received a scholarship in North Dakota. There, Alex competed for a Division II college, where he also learned about the ins and outs of sports management before returning home after two […] The post Alex Calder on Developing a Bulletproof Soccer Player appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/4/202054 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ask Mike: The Big Q&A Show

Whether you’re a veteran or new, there is always something new to learn or think about when you’re a  coach. From educating your clients on a program to choosing the best exercises for athletes, it’s easy to get overloaded with information. But don’t worry! Learning is crucial to our growth as coaches, and one of […] The post Ask Mike: The Big Q&A Show appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/27/202051 minutes
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Pat Rigsby on the Past, Present and Future of Fitness Business

Pat Rigsby is a fitness business coach who has been in the industry since 1994. Growing up in Portsmouth, Ohio, Pat never had an interest in entrepreneurship and wanted to be a Major League Baseball player. And even though he had a season in professional baseball, he eventually realized playing the sport wasn’t his calling […] The post Pat Rigsby on the Past, Present and Future of Fitness Business appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/20/202053 minutes, 29 seconds
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Steve Tashjian on Logistics, Integration and High-Performance Teams

Steve Tashjian was a soccer hack who got injured and had a taste of what bad rehab looked like. Nevertheless, the experience taught him to appreciate physical movement and kindled his interest in the medical and biomechanical fields. Taking his growing passion with him over the years, Steve worked as the Head of Fitness Coach […] The post Steve Tashjian on Logistics, Integration and High-Performance Teams appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/13/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
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Alex Effer on Assessments, Exercise Selection, and Coaching

As a young Canadian, Alex Effer understood the importance of health and physical activity from playing hockey, and he dreamed of playing the sport professionally, a life path that contrasts the careers of his accountant parents. Although health complications later hindered Alex from becoming an NHL player, he accepted the challenge to overcome physical pain […] The post Alex Effer on Assessments, Exercise Selection, and Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/6/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 48 seconds
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Josh Bonhotal on the Future of Health & Wellness Training

Josh Bonhotal had to write a letter to his future self for his 3rd grade class. Growing up in the era of Michael Jordan, Josh had dreamed of becoming a starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls. Although he didn’t become point guard, Josh was already working as an intern for the Bulls by the […] The post Josh Bonhotal on the Future of Health & Wellness Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/30/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 9 seconds
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Kaiti Jones on Criteria-Based Approaches to Reconditioning

Kaiti Jones has had a personal journey with sports and athleticism. After playing sports throughout high school, Kaiti was approached by many educational institutions to play at the collegiate level. But, growing up in a small town in Michigan, Kaiti wanted to go to a larger university and be around many people. She decided to […] The post Kaiti Jones on Criteria-Based Approaches to Reconditioning appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/23/202054 minutes, 43 seconds
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Building a Principles-Based Approach to Training with Michelle Boland

Dr. Michelle Boland is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach and the owner of Michelle Boland Training. Growing up in Massachusetts, Michelle’s expanding interests in athletics and sports led her to playing soccer and basketball at the collegiate level as she studied Nutrition. Spurred further by her life passion for sports performance, she later completed […] The post Building a Principles-Based Approach to Training with Michelle Boland appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/16/202044 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Life and Times of Being a High Performance Director with Dave Tenney

Dave Tenney has dedicated his career to the evolution of the high-performance sport. He is the High Performance Director for the Major League Soccer expansion franchise, Austin FC, and is highly invested in building a high-performance department that supports the needs of its athletes, coaches, and management. Prior to joining Austin FC, Dave served as […] The post The Life and Times of Being a High Performance Director with Dave Tenney appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/9/202056 minutes, 41 seconds
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Adam Loiacono on the Need for Systems, Values and Processes

Adam Loiacono is the Director of Rehabilitation for the Phoenix Suns. His decade-long career in professional sports includes working as a Performance Therapist for the Atlanta Hawks and serving in various roles for the NBA, MLS, and NWSL. Equipped with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree, Adam blends his experience from sports science, performance training, […] The post Adam Loiacono on the Need for Systems, Values and Processes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/2/202051 minutes, 31 seconds
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Darcy Norman on the Value of Working with Interesting People

Darcy Norman is a consultant and physiologist working as the Director of Performance Science at Kitman Labs and as the Movement coach for the US Men’s National soccer team. Darcy is a fantastic person from whom I always learn a ton from. In addition to his skills in soccer and athletic training, Darcy is also […] The post Darcy Norman on the Value of Working with Interesting People appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/25/202052 minutes, 54 seconds
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Tommy Ardito on Side Hustles, Perseverance and Diversification

Tommy Ardito has a no-nonsense approach when it comes to fitness training and life. He started working early in his life, and by taking jobs to get himself through college, Tommy eventually completed his Nutrition and Exercise Science degree at Queens College. Today, Tommy is the founder and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach of Brooklyn […] The post Tommy Ardito on Side Hustles, Perseverance and Diversification appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/18/202058 minutes, 18 seconds
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10 Tips for Smarter Program Design

Let’s be honest…writing training programs can be a daunting task. What are the factors you need to keep in mind? How can you make a workout session as efficient and enjoyable as possible? Program design is something I have always been fascinated with. It’s been a while since my first program, and luckily (or hopefully, […] The post 10 Tips for Smarter Program Design appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/11/202039 minutes, 38 seconds
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6 Things that I’ve Learned (or Re-Learned) in 2020

At the start of 2020, many of us had goals we wanted to hit and never thought how it would be the strange year that it is. But today is a valuable time to gain perspective and figure out what we’ve learned so far and what we’re going to do to move forward. After all, […] The post 6 Things that I’ve Learned (or Re-Learned) in 2020 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/4/202036 minutes, 14 seconds
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Scott Schutte and Dr. Janine Stichter on the Psychology of Fitness in 2020

Scott Schutte is an author, fitness and nutrition professional, and the co-founder of Evolved Personal Training. Scott is dedicated to making a holistic impact on his clients’ lives and has spent his career learning and working with leading experts in the health and fitness industry to support the optimal growth and development of his clients. […] The post Scott Schutte and Dr. Janine Stichter on the Psychology of Fitness in 2020 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/28/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dr. Matt Jordan on the Science and Practice of ACL Rehab

  Dr. Matt Jordan bridges the gap between science and coaching. He is a sought-after presenter on return to sport after injury, training program design for elite athletes, and creating interdisciplinary high performance practitioner teams. Matt’s Ph.D. research focused on return to sport neuromuscular monitoring for athletes with ACL injury, so it only makes sense […] The post Dr. Matt Jordan on the Science and Practice of ACL Rehab appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/21/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 3 seconds
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Jonathan Goodman on Building Your Online Coaching Business

Jonathan Goodman is the founder of the Personal Trainer Development Center and Online Trainer Academy Certification. He’s authored 11 books and lived in ten countries. You can listen to him host the hilarious and educational Online Trainer Show on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube. In this show, Jon and I cover a ton of ground, but a few […] The post Jonathan Goodman on Building Your Online Coaching Business appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/15/20201 hour, 23 minutes, 58 seconds
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Andy McCloy on Training, Business and LIFE

Andy McCloy is one of the most authentic and real people I know. In high school, Andy found his passion for athleticism and fitness. He cultivated and followed this passion and, at 18 years old, started his own business, and later found his calling in mentoring young athletes. As the owner of BCI Sports Performance […] The post Andy McCloy on Training, Business and LIFE appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/7/20201 hour, 6 seconds
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Sean Muldoon on How a “Non-Soccer Guy” Became Successful in Soccer

Sean Muldoon is currently in his 3rd season as the Seattle Sounders’ Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Before joining the Sounders staff in 2016, Sean—a “non-soccer guy”—coached at the collegiate level, serving as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for UNC Charlotte and as the Interim Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the University of […] The post Sean Muldoon on How a “Non-Soccer Guy” Became Successful in Soccer appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/31/20201 hour, 1 second
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David Sutton on Communication and Relationships Across Cultures

David Sutton has been delivering Strength & Conditioning and Sport Science support for over 21 years. He has a unique track record of working in 16 different sports at the elite level and maximizing the physical preparation of athletes worldwide. In the UK, David—a known positive disruptor—worked with the Northants County Cricket Club and helped […] The post David Sutton on Communication and Relationships Across Cultures appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/24/202056 minutes, 57 seconds
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Erica Suter on Building Humans First, and Soccer Players Second

Ever since she was in middle school, Erica Suter has been strength training, and her love of athleticism was encouraged and supported by her parents. Soon, Erica played collegiate soccer while studying at John Hopkins University, where she was recognized as an Outstanding Female Athlete. Erica eventually played soccer semi-professionally in Brazil, where she also […] The post Erica Suter on Building Humans First, and Soccer Players Second appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/17/202046 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jason Feariheller on Building Multi-Directional Speed and Power

How do athletes reach their fullest potential? This is the question that got Jason Feairheller deeper into the world of physical preparation. Jason – Strength Coach and Co-Owner of Function and Strength in Bridgeport, PA – began specializing in speed and agility training at Lightning Fast Training Systems, where he trained high school, college, and […] The post Jason Feariheller on Building Multi-Directional Speed and Power appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/10/202045 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lou Schuler on Writing, Communication and Media in the Fitness Industry

  Lou Schuler is a journalist, author, presenter, and Editorial Director of the Personal Trainer Development Center. You could say Lou wasn’t the fastest or strongest kid on the block when he was young, but that didn’t stop him from getting into working out when he was 13 years old. His passion for health & […] The post Lou Schuler on Writing, Communication and Media in the Fitness Industry appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/3/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 14 seconds
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Nick Grantham on Being Brilliant at the Basics and the Lost Art of Coaching

Considering the fact that Nick Grantham grew up in a sporty family, it’s no surprise that sports plays a prominent role in his life. He started playing football, and rugby, until he found Taekwondo, for which he competed internationally. After six years of working in banking & insurance, Nick’s passion for Taekwondo led him to […] The post Nick Grantham on Being Brilliant at the Basics and the Lost Art of Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/26/202056 minutes, 25 seconds
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Yoeri Pegel on Physical Prep, Player Development, and Creating Connections

Yoeri Pegel didn’t come to the world of physical preparation with an exercise science background. He went to Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where he studied business economics. But that didn’t stop him from following his passion for sports. He took his first steps in coaching by going to a local public gym, where […] The post Yoeri Pegel on Physical Prep, Player Development, and Creating Connections appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/19/20201 hour, 1 minute, 49 seconds
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Dr. Teddy Willsey on Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance

Ever since he was young, Dr. Teddy Willsey had always been interested in bodybuilding and science. This interest led him to the University of Pittsburgh’s Exercise Science program, and later to the Old Dominion University, where he completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. In 2016, Teddy pushed his passions further and founded Healthy Baller […] The post Dr. Teddy Willsey on Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/12/202054 minutes, 54 seconds
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Matej Hocevar on Training Adults, Sports Science and Movement Culture

Matej Hocevar is the Owner and Co-founder of VigorGround and the Head of Strength and Conditioning at NK Olimpija Ljubljana. For years, Matej has been helping people develop their physical performance and has worked with clients from all walks of life, from national and youth athletes to general population and senior clients. His passion for […] The post Matej Hocevar on Training Adults, Sports Science and Movement Culture appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/5/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 44 seconds
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The BIG Coaching Q&A Episode

Career development, continuing education, and program design: These are three KEY areas in coaching. But they could be a little overwhelming for everyone! From side-hustlers who want to coach full-time, to coaches who want to take their program to the next level, people raise a lot of questions about these topics: How do you design […] The post The BIG Coaching Q&A Episode appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/29/202053 minutes, 47 seconds
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Maria Mountain on Building Elite Ice Hockey Goalies

Maria Mountain began her career working as a trainer in a fitness center and worked her way up to become an Exercise Physiologist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, and founder of Goalie Training Pro. In 2005, she opened her strength and conditioning company, Revolution Sports Conditioning (RSC), where she worked with athletes of different sports. Committing […] The post Maria Mountain on Building Elite Ice Hockey Goalies appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/22/202042 minutes, 52 seconds
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Steffan Jones on Speed, Power and Stiffness in Cricket Bowling

Steffan Jones is a former professional fast bowler for Somerset, Northamptonshire, Kent, and Derbyshire County Cricket Clubs. As a graduate of Sports Science at Loughborough University, Steffan has always been driven to take ownership of improving his physical capabilities. This led him to do his own research on human performance, coaching himself to be the […] The post Steffan Jones on Speed, Power and Stiffness in Cricket Bowling appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/15/202056 minutes, 4 seconds
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Alex Wanee on Success and Setting the Standard in Professional Motorsports

Alex Wanee is the Performance Director at PitFit Training, a motorsports performance training facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. After recovering from an illness that caused him to drop out of school, Alex discovered his passion for helping athletes realize their full potential. Inspired by this discovery, Alex began working in the human performance industry while he […] The post Alex Wanee on Success and Setting the Standard in Professional Motorsports appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/8/202051 minutes, 30 seconds
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Matt Johnson on Building People, Teams and Culture in College Hoops

Matt Johnson’s passion for physical preparation started with a failure when he was 15. Despite his love and talent for basketball, Matt didn’t make it to the Junior Varsity team, so Matt sought out to make himself stronger. Along this journey, he met and trained with Lee Taft, and eventually earned his Master of Science […] The post Matt Johnson on Building People, Teams and Culture in College Hoops appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/1/202056 minutes, 26 seconds
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Karen Smith on Reaching YOUR Strength Potential

Karen Smith has been a Strength Coach and Personal Trainer for over 20 years. Karen specializes in kettlebell and bodyweight training and is currently a Master Instructor for StrongFirst. In the two decades of her career as a coach, Karen has trained students of all fitness levels, from beginners to US Special Forces. She has […] The post Karen Smith on Reaching YOUR Strength Potential appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/24/202055 minutes, 36 seconds
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Aaron Guyett on Habits, Rituals, and Discipline

Aaron Guyett is an entrepreneur, educator, retired Marine Corps Staff Sargeant, and devoted husband and father. Aaron founded the Innovative Results Fitness Playground after he served at the Corps, and, after becoming a Battle Ropes Master Coach for Onnit Academy, founded Battle Ropes Education, now part of Living.Fit. Aaron is dedicated to developing “leaders of […] The post Aaron Guyett on Habits, Rituals, and Discipline appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/17/20201 hour, 2 minutes
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John Noonan on Sacrifices, Success and Mentorship

John Noonan is a Consultant, Strength & Conditioning Coach, and Director of Noonan Performance. John has worked with professional youth, seniors, and international athletes from wide a range of performance sports – from professional football (soccer), rugby union/league, boxing, hockey, golf, and motorsport racing. Since his early childhood, John has always had a fascination with […] The post John Noonan on Sacrifices, Success and Mentorship appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/10/202052 minutes, 37 seconds
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The 4 Biggest Mistakes I’ve Made in Programming and Coaching

Over the last 20 years of my coaching career, I’ve definitely made every mistake in the book when in terms of writing programs and coaching athletes and clients. I got serious about coaching way back when I was at Ball State University in 2000, and ever since, I’ve done everything from one-on-one to large group […] The post The 4 Biggest Mistakes I’ve Made in Programming and Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
4/3/202030 minutes, 48 seconds
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Brian Buck on the Intersection Between Sports Science and Coaching

Brian Buck grew up a huge sports fan. The love of sports eventually parlayed itself into an opportunity to play college baseball in Southern California, and eventually, play in the minor leagues. This experience in professional baseball led him to the field of sports performance, working as a coach and trainer for several teams and […] The post Brian Buck on the Intersection Between Sports Science and Coaching appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/27/202049 minutes, 6 seconds
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Geoff Girvitz on Programming and Coaching for the Gen Pop

Sports and athleticism used to feel like learning a second language to Geoff Girvitz, but he felt compelled to dig deeper into fitness. Today, as a fitness coach, writer, and the Founder of Bang Personal Fitness, Geoff supports his clients in making fitness a part of their life by reducing the complexity and confusion around […] The post Geoff Girvitz on Programming and Coaching for the Gen Pop appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/20/202056 minutes, 26 seconds
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Lee Taft Talks Training Adults, Combines, and Strength Training for Speed

  Lee Taft – aka the Speed Guy – is a highly-respected and world renowned athletic movement specialist. Lee is devoted to sharing his training philosophy and teaching his multi-directional speed methods to performance coaches and fitness professionals worldwide. As a former physical education teacher, Lee has been teaching foundational movement to beginners and helping […] The post Lee Taft Talks Training Adults, Combines, and Strength Training for Speed appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
3/13/202046 minutes, 27 seconds
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Leo Totten on Coaching the Olympic Lifts at Every Level

Leo Totten has always had a fondness for athleticism. As a child, he knew he wanted to be a teacher and coach, so after completing his degree in Health and Physical Education at West Chester University, he became a high school P.E. teacher, coaching students in several sports. This background in physical education helped Leo […] The post Leo Totten on Coaching the Olympic Lifts at Every Level appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/21/20201 hour, 1 minute, 11 seconds
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Matt Hauck on Sports Science and Load Management in Professional Soccer

Matt Hauck was once a high school athlete who was curious about how he can improve his performance. This thirst for knowledge drove him to become a collegiate athlete and began his career in sports science while he was studying. Later, Matt graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Cum Laude at Western Oregon […] The post Matt Hauck on Sports Science and Load Management in Professional Soccer appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/14/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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Stephanie Mock on Developing Better Systems, Coaches, and Athletes

Stephanie Mock is the Head Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning Coach at Mississippi State University. While attending West Virginia University for her Bachelor’s in Sports Science, Stephanie played on WVU’s Women’s Volleyball team and it was during this time that she found her niche and passion for strength conditioning – and how her training in […] The post Stephanie Mock on Developing Better Systems, Coaches, and Athletes appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
2/7/202054 minutes, 4 seconds
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Marcus Martinez: How to Unleash the Power of the Kettlebell

Marcus Martinez has loved fitness and physical training from an early age. He always wanted to own a gym, so he studied finance at Chapman University to learn how to run it as a business. While he was in the finance and accounting world, Marcus continued working on fitness training and received his first training […] The post Marcus Martinez: How to Unleash the Power of the Kettlebell appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/31/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 32 seconds
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Radley Haddad on Assessment, Evaluation and Coaching in Pro Baseball

Ever since he was a child, Radley Haddad has been passionate about baseball. Born and raised in Indiana, Radley started playing when he was six years old with his friends in their backyard. He played travel ball in high school and soon started his baseball career at West Carolina University, where he played for two […] The post Radley Haddad on Assessment, Evaluation and Coaching in Pro Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/24/202037 minutes, 35 seconds
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Kim Schaper on Why Women Are NOT Small Men

Kim Schaper is a holistic wellness coach and certified personal trainer who is passionate about helping women claim their health and wellbeing. At age 19, Kim developed anorexia, which eventually paved the way to anxiety and depression. She frequented many different treatment centers over the years that followed. When she finally overcame her struggles in […] The post Kim Schaper on Why Women Are NOT Small Men appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/17/202043 minutes, 2 seconds
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4 Key Ingredients to Client and Athlete Success

An athlete’s triumph lies in more than just training inside the gym or following a routine. After all, while many coaches take their clients and athletes follow specific training programs, not all of them achieve success on the field. In that case, what separates good athletes from great ones? What are the key factors that […] The post 4 Key Ingredients to Client and Athlete Success appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
1/10/202042 minutes, 24 seconds
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Venus Lau on Movement, Energy and Flow

Venus Lau is a certified trainer specializing in movement & flow since 2007 and located in Los Angeles. She has coached professional athletes, other coaches & movement professionals, celebrities, physical rehabilitation, kids, elderly, your average Jill & Joe, and everything in between. Venus has created several online fitness programs— and just launched her own VenusFit […] The post Venus Lau on Movement, Energy and Flow appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/27/201953 minutes, 9 seconds
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Menachem Brodie on Strength Training for the Competitive Cyclist

Involved in the health & fitness fields for nearly 25 years and coaching since 2000, Menachem Brodie’s last 12 years have focused on strength training for cyclists & triathletes. Over that time he has become the world leader on strength training for cyclists & triathletes, speaking & presenting internationally on the subject and having developed the […] The post Menachem Brodie on Strength Training for the Competitive Cyclist appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/20/201957 minutes, 58 seconds
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Brian Pannuzzo on Building Habits and Long-Term Success

Despite a successful, high-paying career in Wall Street, Brian Pannuzzo risked it all to move across the country with his family and start a new career. He worked as a financial advisor and bond trader for firms like Merryl Lynch, but after realizing that his stellar career came at the cost of his health and […] The post Brian Pannuzzo on Building Habits and Long-Term Success appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/13/201955 minutes, 59 seconds
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9 Ways to Level Up in 2020

As we are about to begin a new decade, many of us are starting to make plans and goals we want to achieve for the new year. But personally, I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, because statistics show that around 90% of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the end of January. […] The post 9 Ways to Level Up in 2020 appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
12/6/201950 minutes, 30 seconds
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Dr. Keith Baar on Building Bulletproof Tendons

As a former athlete who considered himself mediocre, Dr. Keith Baar became curious as to why some people respond well to a training program and grew stronger while others didn’t adapt the same way. He followed this curiosity into an internship in strength and conditioning at the University of Michigan’s football team for his undergraduate […] The post Dr. Keith Baar on Building Bulletproof Tendons appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/29/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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Tony Holler on Coaching, Sprinting and Feeding the Cats

With a father whose entire life was about coaching and a mother whose two brothers became career football coaches, Tony Holler has an apparent coaching bloodline. So, it’s no wonder that he lives his life as a coach, coaching track for 38 years, football for 28, and basketball for 14. As a father, he has […] The post Tony Holler on Coaching, Sprinting and Feeding the Cats appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/22/201952 minutes, 53 seconds
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Chris Duffin on Building Superhuman Strength

Growing up, Chris Duffin was what he called a “little skinny nerd,” but once he started weightlifting to balance his intellectual and physical aspects, Chris found a new confidence that positively impacted other parts of his life. He maintained this passion for strength building, coaching on the side of an 18-year leadership career in the […] The post Chris Duffin on Building Superhuman Strength appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/15/201922 minutes, 57 seconds
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Mike Nilson on Leadership and Becoming a Complete Basketball Player

Mike Nilson eats, sleeps, and breathes basketball. From junior high through college, Mike has performed on the court – playing for the Gonzaga Bulldogs during their Sweet 16 and Elite 8 runs where he earned the WCC Defensive Player of the Year award. Unfortunately, during his senior year, Mike experienced an Achilles injury which forced […] The post Mike Nilson on Leadership and Becoming a Complete Basketball Player appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/8/201957 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dr. John Berardi on Becoming a Change Maker

Canadian-American health entrepreneur, Dr. John Berardi, knows first-hand the hardships involved in effecting positive change in people as well as across an industry. As the co-founder of Precision Nutrition and the founder of the Change Maker Academy, John pioneered one of the industry’s first nutrition certification courses before getting certified became a “thing.” With the […] The post Dr. John Berardi on Becoming a Change Maker appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
11/1/20191 hour, 13 minutes, 48 seconds
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12 Things Every Coach Needs to Hear at Some Point in Their Career

Training and coaching clients to improve their health and fitness can be fun and incredibly rewarding – but it’s not always easy. There are many things we need to consider when coaching our clients to achieve optimal performance, and sometimes, our desire and passion for helping others can lead to putting our own needs and […] The post 12 Things Every Coach Needs to Hear at Some Point in Their Career appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/25/201949 minutes, 31 seconds
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Dana Santas on Breathing, Mobility and Becoming “The Mobility Maker”

Dana Santas developed a deep passion for Yoga, movement, and sports while attending college to earn her degree in Sociology and Marketing & Communications. Driven by her passion and the determination to achieve the American Dream, Dana left a cushy corporate job as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing to become a Yoga instructor […] The post Dana Santas on Breathing, Mobility and Becoming “The Mobility Maker” appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/18/20191 hour, 16 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ian Kadish on Athleticism, Work Capacity and Arm Care in Baseball

Since he was a kid, Ian Kadish has always been drawn to the world of sports and the weight room. Throughout his childhood, Ian participated in a wide variety of sports – everything from football, baseball, and soccer – and even basketball. So it’s no surprise that his passion for sports and performance eventually led […] The post Ian Kadish on Athleticism, Work Capacity and Arm Care in Baseball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/11/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 48 seconds
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Nick Lambe on Becoming a Sleep Coach

Nick Lambe is a health, strength, and sleep coach as well as a massage therapist. He is the owner of ProActive Health and Wellness, a company that also serves as a training facility for clients who want to get their lives back on track. Nick is recognized as “The Online Sleep Coach” due to his […] The post Nick Lambe on Becoming a Sleep Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
10/4/201948 minutes, 31 seconds
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Becky Rogers on the Science and Practice of Ultra-Endurance Racing

Becky Rogers is a an ultra-endurance athlete, microbiologist and mother of 4. Her list of accomplishments in the ultra world are too numerous to list here, but let’s just say 50 mile races might consist of a warm-up to her! In this show, Becky and I talk about how a trained microbiologist became a hardcore […] The post Becky Rogers on the Science and Practice of Ultra-Endurance Racing appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/27/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 37 seconds
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Lee Taft on the Biggest Coaching Mistakes in Speed Training

Lee Taft is a speaker, consultant and coach for people across the globe who want to get  faster. Whether it’s working with high-level athletes, or taking a staff and helping them take their speed game to the next level, Lee is a guy that can help you get there in record time. In this show, […] The post Lee Taft on the Biggest Coaching Mistakes in Speed Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/20/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 21 seconds
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10 Quotes and Mindset Tips to Help You Level Up in Life

With the recent launch of my Complete Coach Certification, traveling to Seattle to speak at Joel Jamieson’s Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach seminar, and fostering a new doggie, time has been limited to say the least! However, even though I didn’t link up with an industry insider this week, I think there’s a ton of great […] The post 10 Quotes and Mindset Tips to Help You Level Up in Life appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/13/201936 minutes, 7 seconds
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Jae Chung on Coaching, Cuing and Building Relationships

Jae Chung worked as a coach at IFAST for seven years, coaching mostly general-population and fat loss clients. Before working at IFAST, Jae taught martial arts (primarily T’ai Chi Ch’uan), taught English in the Peace Corps, tutored writing to undergraduates and graduate students at Indiana University, and also taught violin lessons. Jae is currently enjoying […] The post Jae Chung on Coaching, Cuing and Building Relationships appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
9/6/201957 minutes, 5 seconds
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Daniel Bove on Variability, Load Management and Winning in the NBA

Daniel Bove is currently serving as the Director of Performance for the Phoenix Suns. With the Suns, Daniel is tasked with managing the strength & conditioning and sports science departments. Before coming to Phoenix, Daniel worked as a strength & conditioning coach and applied sports scientist for the Atlanta Hawks.  With a diverse background in […] The post Daniel Bove on Variability, Load Management and Winning in the NBA appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/30/201946 minutes, 31 seconds
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Eric Cressey on Building the Bulletproof Baseball Shoulder

Eric Cressey is the president and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance, with facilities in Hudson, MA and Jupiter, FL. Eric has worked with clients from youth sports to the professional and Olympic ranks, but is best known for his extensive work with baseball players, as more than 100 professional players train with him each off-season. […] The post Eric Cressey on Building the Bulletproof Baseball Shoulder appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/23/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 39 seconds
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Chris Chase on the Evolution of Strength & Conditioning in Basketball

Chris Chase is the Director of Performance for the Memphis Grizzlies. In this role, he’s in charge of managing Grizzlies performance staff and weight room, writing all performance programming, and serving as one of the strength and conditioning coaches. In this show, Chris and I cover a ton of topics, including the education necessary to […] The post Chris Chase on the Evolution of Strength & Conditioning in Basketball appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/16/20191 hour, 33 minutes, 20 seconds
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Dr. Ramsey Nijem on Developing Young NBA Talent

Dr. Ramsey Nijem begins his sixth season with the Sacramento Kings, and his fourth as the team’s head strength and conditioning coach. Dr. Nijem spent two seasons as the Kings assistant strength and conditioning coach prior to his current role. Before joining the Kings, Dr. Nijem was the head strength and conditioning coach at Santa […] The post Dr. Ramsey Nijem on Developing Young NBA Talent appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/9/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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Casey Zavaleta on Building a Strong and Healthy Female Body

Casey Zavaleta is a functional strength coach at All Day Fit, a personal training gym based out of Toronto, Canada. Prior to her time there, Casey also worked for Toronto FC of the MLS, and got a double-major in neuroscience and dance from Indiana University. I originally crossed paths with Casey a few years back […] The post Casey Zavaleta on Building a Strong and Healthy Female Body appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
8/2/201952 minutes, 20 seconds
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5 Ways to Build Relationships and Rapport Faster as a Trainer or Coach

In today’s training space, there’s a lot of lip service and cliché talk about “soft skills,” “culture” and “rapport.” Am I devaluing those things in any way, shape or form? Absolutely not! In fact I believe they’re critical to maximizing your success as a trainer or coach. But here’s the thing… …with lots of so […] The post 5 Ways to Build Relationships and Rapport Faster as a Trainer or Coach appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/26/201932 minutes, 33 seconds
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Matthew Ibrahim on Slow Cooking and Communication in Training

Matthew Ibrahim is the Co-Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning and Internship Coordinator at TD Athletes Edge in Salem, MA. He has been an invited guest speaker nationally in over 10 U.S. states, which was highlighted by his presentations at Google Headquarters, Stanford University, Equinox and Lululemon, in addition to guest speaking internationally in Milan, […] The post Matthew Ibrahim on Slow Cooking and Communication in Training appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/19/201942 minutes, 40 seconds
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10 Keys to Building Better Basketball Players

Growing up, I was absolutely obsessed with basketball. It wasn’t uncommon for me to spend 4, 6, and sometimes upwards of 8 hours a day working on my game. And while I loved playing the game, I might love coaching basketball players even more. In this show, I cover 10 ways we can help make […] The post 10 Keys to Building Better Basketball Players appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/12/201959 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dr. Stuart McGill on Building the Athletic Spine

Dr. Stuart McGill is often considered to be the world’s foremost expert on spinal biomechanics. His patient list ranges from the general population to some of the world’s most elites athletes, and his work has produced over 240 peer reviewed journal papers and 4 books. In this show, Dr. McGill and I talk about a […] The post Dr. Stuart McGill on Building the Athletic Spine appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
7/5/20191 hour, 8 seconds
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Tony Gentilcore on Training, Entrepreneurship, and 90’s Hip-Hop

Tony Gentilcore was one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance and worked there as a coach from 2007-2015. He now runs his own studio in Boston called CORE where he trains athletes and general population clients from all walks of life. In this show, Tony and I talk about how he programs for the […] The post Tony Gentilcore on Training, Entrepreneurship, and 90’s Hip-Hop appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/28/20191 hour, 12 minutes, 6 seconds
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9 Tips for Having More Success with Gen Pop Clients

You’ve asked for it, so I’m about to deliver! I’ve had a lot of people ask lately for a show that’s solely geared towards gen pop training. And while I don’t train that population as much these days as I have in the past, I’m hoping that doesn’t discount the 18-19 years of work that […] The post 9 Tips for Having More Success with Gen Pop Clients appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/21/201951 minutes, 38 seconds
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John Rusin on Authentic Movement, Injuries and Pain-Free Performance

Dr. John Rusin is one of the fitness and sports performance industry’s leading experts in the pain-free performance training model that blends the world of strength and conditioning with clinical movement based diagnostic treatment. Dr. Rusin’s present and past client list include MLB All-Stars, NFL All-Pros, Olympic Gold, Bronze and Silver Medalists, World-Record-Holding Powerlifters, Elite Bodybuilders […] The post John Rusin on Authentic Movement, Injuries and Pain-Free Performance appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/14/201956 minutes, 45 seconds
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JL Holdsworth on World Records, Epic Failures, and the Life in Between

Huge accomplishments mean even bigger failures. As an entrepreneur, father, husband, world champion powerlifter and grip sport enthusiast, JL has had his share of both. He is the founder of The Spot Athletics, which has two, 20,000sq. ft. private training facilities in Columbus Ohio and Co-Founder of Reflexive Performance Reset. With these experiences, JL is […] The post JL Holdsworth on World Records, Epic Failures, and the Life in Between appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
6/6/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 9 seconds
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Craig Rasmussen on Goal Setting and Building Confidence with the Executive Athlete

Craig Rasmussen is the Director of Coaching and Programming at Results Fitness in Newhall, CA. Results Fitness been named one of the top 10 gyms in the United States by Men’s Health on multiple occasions. Craig has well over 18 years of experience in the fitness industry working with all levels, ages, and types of […] The post Craig Rasmussen on Goal Setting and Building Confidence with the Executive Athlete appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
5/31/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 54 seconds