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Ep. 5: Injuries in CrossFit
CrossFit receives criticism for being inherently dangerous and therefore leads to injuries. The unresolved debate is whether these accusations hold any merit. This episode covers a study that looks into injuries in extreme conditioning programming and helps us get closer to concluding this argument.
Ep. 4: Arginine Does Shit for Athletes
Most gym rats and athletes have heard of and used arginine to improve their performance. The problem is, science has not been able to show the efficacy of arginine for trained individuals. This episode we cover one of the "corner stone" studies of arginine supplementation for athletes.
Ep. 3: Coaching Special Forces Tactical Athletes
Military personnel and law enforcement officers are some of the most over looked athletes when it comes to strength and conditioning. When working with these operators you face a unique set of pain points that you do not see with field athletes. This episode covers exactly what to expect when working with such selfless individuals.
Ep. 2: Power Development for Football Players
Miraculously enough, the more powerful athletes tend to rise to the top. Being powerful is essential to being a successful athlete in many different sports. Learning how, and more importantly when, to develop power is what this episode covers.
Ep. 1: Deadlifting to Reduce Low-Back Pain
On episode 1 we review a study on the effectiveness of the deadlift exercise as a modality of reducing lower back pain. Many athletes shy away from deadlifting when they are rehabilitating their lower back but that may be the least optimal approach.