Programming Fitness

How to Integrate ‘Touch-And-Go’ Barbell Work into Fitness Program Designs
How to Integrate ‘Touch-And-Go’ Barbell Work into Fitness Program Designs

When we observe mixed modality athletes compete in sports like CrossFit there’s usually a barbell involved with copious amounts of similar...

by Stephen Sizer

What Are Strength Speed Contractions?
What Are Strength Speed Contractions?

In your studies as a professional fitness coach, you’ve likely come across the Strength Continuum. The Strength Continuum provides a...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program Training for the Anaerobic Energy System
How to Program Training for the Anaerobic Energy System

There are times when the anaerobic energy system needs to be improved for some particular clients. Specifically, anaerobic energy training...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program For the Aerobic Energy System
How to Program For the Aerobic Energy System

Most fitness coaches have a basic understanding of what the aerobic energy system is and does. However, many of them don’t know how to...

by Luke Tagle

How the Sled Can be Used For Effective Power Training
How the Sled Can be Used For Effective Power Training

Do you want to increase power? The sled or prowler can be used for effective power training. However, there are two prerequisites to its...

by Luke Tagle

5 Major Programming Mistakes of Novice Fitness Coaches
5 Major Programming Mistakes of Novice Fitness Coaches

Coaching athletes is challenging work, programming for them, even more so. However, we sat down with the 2007 Fittest Man on Earth and OPEX...

by James Fitzgerald

Start ‘Em Young: The Best Athletic Progression for Kids into Adults
Start ‘Em Young: The Best Athletic Progression for Kids into Adults

Athlete’s aren’t born, they are made and they are made young. OPEX Fitness Founder and 2007 Fittest Man on Earth James FitzGerald shares...

by James Fitzgerald

Programming Begins Where A Client’s Abilities End
Programming Begins Where A Client’s Abilities End

Your programming should reflect the current fitness state of the client. You can discover the current state of the client through an OPEX...

by James Fitzgerald

CrossFit® Open Training Advice
CrossFit® Open Training Advice

Not much can be accomplished in just two weeks before the CrossFit Open. Don’t try to crush your body and soul in preparation at this...

by Mike Lee

What is Functional Fitness?
What is Functional Fitness?

Do you want to know what Functional Fitness is and the benefits? In this article we teach you all the components of functional fitness. The...

by Maggie Friedline


Popular Articles