Avoiding Common Strength Program Mistakes with Eric Cressey

Avoiding Common Strength Program Mistakes with Eric Cressey

I’ve been making changes to my strength program as of late.

I was reading Eric Cressey’s blog, and he started talking about some of the mistakes he sees in how strength programs are put together.

I asked him if he wouldn’t mind if EFI readers heard some of these ideas. Here we go.

Have fun listening to it.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview with Eric Cressey on Avoiding Common Strength Program Mistakes.

In the interview, Eric discussed:

  • Why don’t more people play strength games?
  • Why is getting more vitally important for athletes?
  • Why is it essential for people who work out and people, in general, to get stronger?
  • Describes how strength training can help you get stable.
  • What is a strength and conditioning program, and how is it different from other programs?
  • How can a strength and conditioning program help people who want to get in shape?
  • The three things that fitness experts often leave out of their exercise plans.
  • What is his name?
  • Who should do a program to build strength and get in shape?
  • Information about his Show and Go program and who it is and isn’t for.

Go here to find out more about Eric’s Show and Go program.

Optional benefits include training four times per week, three times per week, and twice per week (ideal for in-season and endurance athletes). Every week, you or your client will have to change the number of exercises you or they can complete. Eric provides you with an answer.

What Eric has his professional athletes do. For a total of 16 weeks of instruction, there are four distinct 4-week programs. The curriculum has already been included in Cressey Performance’s training templates. If you’ve ever wondered, these are the applications that professionals use. They are fantastic because you can print them off and document everything you or your client do throughout a session.

I’ve also written a full review of his Show and Go program, which you can read here.

Some things you should know before you listen to the interview:

  • Scroll to the bottom of this page and click the play button to hear the interview. If you don’t have time to listen to it, click the “download” button and save it to your computer. Then you can listen to it whenever you want on your computer.
  • The interview is also available on iTunes. You can listen to it HERE or subscribe to the iTunes podcast to get all the interviews as soon as they are ready. Enjoy!
  • If you use Chrome as your web browser, the interview might not play right sometimes. I think you should listen to the discussion in a different web browser (Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc.)

Here is a video showing how to download the interview recording.

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have excellent specialty or business information that fitness professionals would find helpful. I would love to share it with the EFI world.

Please send this interview to anyone you know who works in the fitness industry or has gluteal amnesia or hip pain and could benefit from it.

Be careful.

Rick Kaselj, MS

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