Mastering the Assault Bike

Ah, the dreaded Assault Bike.  Today, I hope to help make this diabolical leg-crushing machine not so bad anymore.  What the bike really comes down to is pacing. Some prefer to use the watts, which is on the bottom left of your monitor.  But what I find easier, is using the RPMs (Revolutions Per Minute), which is on the bottom right. When using the bike, its nice to know what’s gonna get you to your calories, or cals for short, the fastest.  In order to help you guys out, I did a little bit of testing myself on the Assault

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The Importance of Trust

One of the keys to success for any training program, and relationship for that matter, is trust. Trust from the athlete to the coach and vice versa.  And also, trust of the program. The greatest program can be written, but without the trust of the athlete, the program is just words and numbers. Where does this trust come from? First, from proven success. Has the program you are following produced success – the type of success you are looking for? Second, through education – does the staff explain the whys and hows of the workouts? The athlete has to do

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Why Gymnastics Work Matters

Recently, there’s been an emphasis on gymnastics work during class, whether its gymnastics strength or gymnastics skill.  As coaches we aren’t just throwing in gymnastics just for the sake of it, there’s a reason behind it and I want to tell you why.    Gymnastics is a wonderful way to get fitter.  The thing about gymnastics is that it’s a total body movement.  To be really good at gymnastics, you have to be able to control your body in space, which is a great skill to have.  This can lead to making your job, if you have an active job, easier

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