Here’s a little recommended strength and conditioning reading to kick off your week!
My 5 Least Favorite Coaching Cues – As always, here’s some great stuff from Mike Robertson. Sadly, I used to make all these mistakes myself!
20 Random Things I’ve Learned from Being a Pro Level Strength Coach – I thought this was an awesome look into professional sports from former Lakers strength and conditioning coach Sean Light.
New Training Program for Syndergaard – Here’s a MLB.com feature for which I was interviewed. We discussed changes to Noah Syndergaard’s offseason program.
Top Tweet of the Week
Exercise selection, sets/reps & a host of others acute programming variables are all important – but nothing is as important as consistently attacking each training session w/top notch effort. Lots of inferior programs have produced results simply b/c guys worked their butts off.
— Eric Cressey (@EricCressey) March 24, 2018
Top Instagram Post of the Week
A lot of people heavily debate whether dips are good or bad for shoulder health. As is the case with almost anything in the fitness world, the answer is probably “it depends.” That said, what isn’t even remotely debatable is what the positioning of the head and neck should be. Cranking into cervical extension (top) is definitely not a good strategy if you’re interested in preserving upper extremity health. You’re better off keeping the head and neck in neutral (bottom), if you’re planning on including dips in your program. #cspfamily
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