Training Push-ups, Beyond Grease the Groove

Training Push-ups, Beyond Grease the Groove

Grease the groove is a strength/muscular endurance training method that has you doing multiple, sub-maximal sets throughout the day, on a daily basis.  The idea is to get in lots of volume, with lots of easy sets.  It is a way to get a ton of volume with little fatigue.  For example, you might drop and do 15 push-ups, 20 times during the day, at […]

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Simple one page, 4 step run program template

Simple one page, 4 step run program template

This is a simple periodized template that you can use to generate a run training program for any distance of race.  As simple as it is, it follows the basic scientific principles of periodization and considers the adaptation rate for all of the systems of the body.  For more detailed explanation see my run training guide.  The template can be downloaded here.

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Simple One Page, 3 Step Strength Training Template

Simple One Page, 3 Step Strength Training Template

Most people who fail to get results fail because they switch programs too often, quit too soon, or they are too inconsistent.  The issue is almost never that their program is too simple.  I watched some of the strongest drug free powerlifters in the country train for years at Silverback’s gym.  Their programming was always very simple, rarely exceeding a handful of exercises.  The secret […]

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