The Mental Game

by Pat Carozza August 21, 2014

Sorry I’ve been a bit MIA lately, but I’m still dealing with my Achilles injury, and that got me to thinking…a lot! I spend a lot of time not just getting my athletes stronger and faster, but also making sure that their heads are right. An athletes mindset is just as important as his strength/speed. […]

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World Cup Preparation & Triphasic Q&A

by Mike Guadango August 11, 2014

Mike, I was reading with interest your post “Triphasic Q & A.” I was left with a question though. What would three to four weeks of Aerobic Strengthening for the powerlifits look like. Thanks, Todd —————- Aerobic strengthening is essentially a slow controlled ROM with a lighter load.  It’s to improve the motor patterns and […]

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New Montage

by Mike Guadango August 7, 2014

For your viewing pleasure

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Workout You Can do On Crutches

by Pat Carozza July 30, 2014

So as some of you who follow me on twitter(@carozzastrength) and instagram(@carozza_defranco)(and if you’re not…why? I’m hilarious…and I post lots of good info…like my feelings on people who slow roll the turn signal in the left lane of a two lane road…those are the worst types of people!!) I ruptured my achilles two weeks ago […]

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Easy Ways to Gain Weight

by Mike Guadango July 29, 2014

Stuck at a skinny spot?  Having trouble putting on weight?  Guys, the formula to gaining weight is VERY simple.  Figure out how many calories you’re consuming per day and per week.  Then, all you have to do is up the total daily and weekly calories. However, if you’re too lazy for all that, then here’s […]

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Wrestling 2013-14 M/W/F Pre-season Sample; 3-Peat Undefeated Divison Champions.

by Carr July 26, 2014

Here’s a general Monday/Wednesday/Friday sample of my team’s wrestling practice and preparation.  Since our coaching staff’s arrival 3 years ago, we have been consistently been regarded as the team in the “best condition” and gone from bottom in the county rankings to the Top 5.  We are not a long-distance running team, as we run 1-2 […]

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Triphasic QnA

by Mike Guadango July 25, 2014

Mike: I am preparing for my first Powerlifting meet next year. After speaking with James, I plan on performing 2-3 (4-6wks) Accumulation blocks prior to running a full block sequence in preparation for the meet in order to re-establish previous strength levels. I am considering using submax eccentrics and isometrics within accumulation after reading Triphasic […]

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Beach Titanium; Week 7

by Carr July 25, 2014

Week 7 Monday: Morning: Barbell Back Box Squat: 93%; 6×1 DB Bench: 93%; 6×1 Weighted Chin-up: 93%; 6×1 DB Bench 70%; 3×5 3sec eccentric Chin-Up 70%; 3×5 3sec eccentric Afternoon: GPP Circuit: 20 reps each 1-Arm Snatch, KB swing, Push-up, Mtn. Climbers, Burpees, Inverted Row, Battling Ropes & Sled Push   Tuesday:   Foam Roll LAX […]

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20 Minute “Limited Time” Pre-Beach Workout

by Carr July 24, 2014

This is a great muscle blitz for limited time or quick pumps before you hit the shore.  You are accountable for managing your time constraints, developing a higher training age to manage RPE and weight/tension selections. Chest (6 exercises, 1 set of 10 per, 10-20 second rest periods) DB Bench, DB Incline Bench, Dips, Weighted- Bar […]

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What’s in that BEER you’re drinking?!?!?!

by Carr July 23, 2014

Another awesome article by Food Babe, Vani Hari lays out disturbing news about the ingredients in all those beers you’ve been drinking for years and years. The Shocking Ingredients In Beer By    Food Babe I have to confess, I’m not a beer drinker, but there’s someone in my household that loves it, so I had […]

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