Understanding human interaction is where the money is made.
My athletes are my world. It is my job to make them strong and fast, but on a fundamental level, I also care about them as people. I might not be able to reach each one of them, but it won’t be from a lack of trying. I know many of you aren’t college strength coaches, but your relationships with your clients is as pivotal as mine is with my athletes.
Focusing on one adaptation doesn't have to mean losing ground on another.
I was wrong about linear periodization.
It's embarassing to look back and see how wrong I was on such a fundamentally important topic. The reason I was wrong involves a key challenge regarding the organization of training for athletes: the development of two or more fitness adaptations over time.
Whatever you don’t like doing is probably what you need to do.
Statements like these drive me crazy because they are not true. Before you leave an angry comment about how important it is to challenge your physical and mental capacity to develop resilience and overcome training obstacles, hear me out.