Training

Training for LEO

Written By: Pat Skinner My name is Pat Skinner and I am a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) in New York state. I have been an investigator for two years. Prior to that I was a road trooper for nine years and know both ends of the spectrum. I know what it is required from this…

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Crawls and Carries

Written By: Andrew Read Endurance athletes can be a blessing and a curse to train. Endurance sports are built off extreme work ethics and the ability and willingness to suffer. However, that determination and motivation can easily sidetrack your clients with injury and burn out. It can also make programming hard due to weakness or…

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Frequent Training Mistakes for OCR Athletes

Written By: Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a sport that stresses the body of the hybrid athlete. Requiring athletes to simultaneously train for strength and speed can lead to problems, confusion and reoccurring mistakes. Once people have their weekly set routine down, these mistakes frequently come to the surface for the OCR athlete…

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A Delicate Balance: Sport and Life for the Working Professional

Written By: David Whitfield Balance. The word itself brings to mind a myriad of mental imagery. The scales of justice. A tightrope act in a circus. A field sobriety test. For the typical individual browsing this site, we can properly assume that the term will lead to thoughts related to athleticism and fitness. For some, proprioceptive…

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How To Train For Military Selection

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android)    Annie “Gunshow” Dohack of Complete Human Performance has successfully trained over 140 individuals for military selection in several branches of the armed forces. Here, she shares her expertise on how to program for members…

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Four Huge Triathlon Mistakes That Will Keep You Slow

By: Jon Fecik Photo Credit: Wesley Xie Even though I race as a Professional Triathlete and have coached for 9 years, it is not hard to remember the mistakes I made when I was first starting out as a triathlete. I came from a wrestling background where the mentality was that very hard, all-out work paid…

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Stroke Rating & Ratio In Rowing: Why Is It Important?

By: Margie Ellison  As a rowing coach, one of the biggest misunderstandings that I have come across is the stroke rating and ratio. The stroke rating is the number of strokes that you take per minute. This number is displayed in the top right corner of your ERG’s (the indoor rowing machine) monitor. The ratio is the amount…

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The Best Triathlon Off-Season Yet

By: Mike Fecik As the triathlon season starts to slow down, don’t think that the off-season means getting fat and hibernating until Spring! Of course, take time to do nothing and find a way to “miss” your usual training plan. I suggest 2-4 weeks if you can (and if your significant other/friends can stand you…

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The First Month Always Sucks

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android)   Every new fitness program sucks, at first. That’s why most people quit before they get the results they want. Learn how to maintain and enjoy a workout plan with  simple steps in this episode…

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How to Use Data to Program Your Workouts

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android) There are more options than ever for tracking workouts. But how are you supposed to use that data to help you get better? In this episode of CHP Radio, coaches Margie Ellison and Mike Fecik explain how…

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