Coaching

6 Strong and Motivational Females You Need To Follow on Instagram

6 Strong and Motivational Females You Need To Follow on Instagram

At TheBarbellCEO, we are all about raising the standards of coaches and athletes. Social media is one of the best, and worst, tools for sharing information to the masses. The GOOD is that it is so easy to spread AMAZING content online for free, and to help build your brand! The BAD is that typically a select few accounts own a large amount of followers, and may or may not actually be spreading amazing content and messages. 

5 Injury Prevention Exercises to Build Bulletproof Athletes

5 Injury Prevention Exercises to Build Bulletproof Athletes

As strength coaches, the athlete’s health should be our top priority. The role of a strength coach is to prepare athletes to play their sport and compete through strength and conditioning programs that are developed to elevate their athleticism. More importantly, our job is to help reduce injury both on and off the field. New York University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer, Joe Mosher M.Ed, ATC, CSCS, USAW, feels that:

How To Increase Power Output In Your Athletes and Personal Training Clients

How To Increase Power Output In Your Athletes and Personal Training Clients

***This is an article I published for BreakingMuscle.com, a fitness and strength website for athletes and coaches alike.

The ability to exert peak power outputs is a balance between high amounts of force output and velocity. Finding the sweet spot between those inversely related variables will result in a great potential for muscle gain and performance.

7 Ways For Strength Coaches To Stimulate Muscle Growth

7 Ways For Strength Coaches To Stimulate Muscle Growth

***This is an article I published for BreakingMuscle.com, a fitness and strength website for athletes and coaches alike. 

For most beginners, training is a glorious time where personal records are seen monthly, new striations pop up every day, and you feel invincible. But for those of us who have been around the iron block before, we find ourselves in a rut more often than not.

Cleaning Up Your Dirty Clean: It's ALL About Weightlifting Technique

Cleaning Up Your Dirty Clean: It's ALL About Weightlifting Technique

***This is an article I published for BreakingMuscle.com, a fitness and strength website for athletes and coaches alike. 

The rising popularity of Olympic weightlifting has led to many newcomers and ex-athletes exchanging their spin bikes for barbells. Unfortunately, the level of coaching and analysis needed to teach and progress an athlete's technique is lacking - leading to a whole slew of nasty, dirty, and sometimes unsafe cleans.

How To Become A Sponsored Fitness Professional: 7 Steps To Build A Better You

How To Become A Sponsored Fitness Professional: 7 Steps To Build A Better You

Have you ever asked yourself how you can score FREE training gear, nutritional supplements, and meet the best coaches and athletes in the world? If you are like me, there was (or currently is) a point in your life where you wanted to be part of a sponsorship/endorsement relationship with a premiere fitness company. These 7 tips may help...