Strength Programming: Recreational Athletes

Recreational Athletes have a passion for physical activity and/or sport. Whether it’s running, cycling, golfing, rock climbing, tennis or team-based sports such as softball, soccer or basketball. What’s important for us is to look for strategies that help our rec athletes enjoy their love for movement for as long as they want it. A well-balanced […]

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Strength Programming: Successful Aging

Aging is defined as the loss of adaptability and/or function over time. Successful Aging means mitigating or slowing down the effects of aging so we age well. Clients who value Successful Aging as a priority value health, wellness, feeling good and wanting to sustain movement abilities for as long as possible. Periodizing Strength is not […]

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Strength Programming: Lean Body Mass

For client’s interested in adding Lean Body Mass, there really are many ways in which you can construct a periodized program. Here’s an example of a 5-Phased approach to programming a Strength Program for Lean Body Mass: Total Body Muscular Endurance Hypertrophy (Compound Sets) Max Strength Hypertrophy (4Q Giant Sets) Recovery and Maintenance […]

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Strength Programming: Novice Client

For new clients, we can help them explore both Muscular Strength and Movement Strength Development. We can gain insight on their preferred method of strength training while giving the client a sense of autonomy over their exercise program. […]

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Tequila and Coffee with Johnny & DP (Week 7)

Welcome to Tequila and Coffee with Johnny and DP!  In this Virtual Social Hour, we’ll meet on a Zoom Meeting (camera and audio on for everyone, although optional). Johnny and DP will facilitate a discussion on all things health, fitness and community. We invite you to join us in this casual, laid back environment as […]

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Weekly Discussion (Week 7)

Build a 7-Day Strength Program Pick a client and Build a 7-Day Strength Program for them. Alternatively, build a program for yourself! 2 Days minimum must be strength-focused 1 Day must be an active recovery session. You can use the same session for both (Structured Work-In) The remaining days may be left blank Any blend […]

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Combination Workouts: Muscle and Movement

Combining Muscular Strength and Movement Strength in one workout is useful for: clients who value both aesthetics and function New clients who are exploring different exercise strategies Recreational Athletes The simplest way to program both Muscular and Movement Strength, is to have dedicated working blocks within a workout specific to each. […]

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