This week we have 4 articles and another video on motor learning. Don't miss it!
Westside vs The Russian Conjugate System
By: Brandon Senn
Even today, there is a ton of misconceptions regarding what Westside is and what is isn't. This article covers in depth what the difference between the original concept of Conjugate training is, and what Westside has modified it to be.
Considerations for Programming the Squat
By: Steve Olson
Many coaches program just a squat. But there are so many variations, stances, bar placements etc that can effect what you receive from doing the exercise! This article goes over some of the physiological differences of different types of squats for your athletes.
Exercise Selection Evolution
By: Gabriel Naspinski
Gabriel has evolved his training method over the years, and is one of the few coaches who freely admits to evolving and improving, and what his previous misconceptions regarding training were. This article covers how his choice of exercises and desired traits from training has evolved over the years.
High Frequency Training for a Bigger Total
By: Greg Nuckols
High frequency training is a highly effective tool that appears to be rarely used in team sport athletics. This article by Greg Nuckols discusses research done on highly trained Norwegian powerlifters, and how moving to a lower dose, higher frequency approach has affected their strength.
Glute Ham Gastroc Raise
By: Dr. Michael Yessis
As the founder of the GHR machine, who better to show you how to accurately use it? Dr. Yessis discusses the original application of the GHR and how to perform it, as well as how NOT to perform it!