When people think about "core," they will automatically think of sit-ups and work on the Rectus Abdominis, external and internal obliques,...Read MoreRead More
If you are a runner or a triathlete, you should know who Alberto Salazar is. If you don’t, you have been living under a rock. Alberto Salazar is well known for being one of the best long distance runners in the world. Currently, Salazar coaches for Nike Oregon Project. Here are some of his accomplishments:
I started a strength program for runners, as they are heading into the marathon/half marathon season coming up and I am ALREADY seeing such AMAZING gains with them. We are specializing specific lifts (with a bar) and building strength each week off of those lifts, and then adding a little bit of High Intensity Training work to the workout. This is what I observed in those 4 weeks:
Why do I bring up Alberto Salazar? An article was written about Alberto Salazar and his Nike Oregon Project and their strength training program! Here is a quote from Garrett Reim and the article, “To make it to the next level, strength training is a must.”
Today, I chat with you about Strength Training & the Triathlete but during the "on season." Some athletes will completely...Read MoreRead More
Today, let me give you my “Rulon Rules” to a Deadlift. Deadlifts are a fantastic overall workout, IF done correctly. I am a big fan of Romanian Deadlifts (RDL), but some athletes have a hard time doing the RDL’s due to tight hamstrings.
What muscles do deadlifts work? Boy, what muscles do they NOT work? Here you go: