Episode 231- Andrew Cormier- An Experiment With Minimal Dose Training

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“If you’re not training at the same intensity and effort level that you would with the sport you’re not going to get as much out of it.” This episode of The Podcast is brought to you by Exxentric, the makers of the kBox and kPulley. Exxentric is the world leader in fly wheel training technology providing multiple pieces to fit your budget and needs to better serve your athletes. North American customers looking for more info should contact Andreas at andreas.ahlstrom@exxentric.com or 503-739-1391. All others, or to learn more about the kBox, kPulley and flywheel training, please go to their website at: https://exxentric.com/. We are joined by UMASS’s Andrew Cormier to discuss using a minimal dose. After a quick run down of how Andrew got up to Amherst, he dives right into what where the driving factors behind the training he set up for the softball team at UMASS. This includes teaching the athletes what “full effort” is, and how they plan out their training weeks. He then shares with us what improvements he saw by cutting the volume of the work and what the athlete’s subjective response was it. Next, he shares with us what he’s taken away from this experiment with cutting volume, and how he sees it impacting his programming in the future. We finish off discussing how this model will alter his in season training, how he has shifted his “focus” with the team, and what he thought he did really well and what he would improve upon. We are hoping to provide the best possible content for strength coaches with each of our shows. If feel this could provide value for anyone else in the strength and conditioning field please feel free to share Enjoy the content? Then you should check out The Strength Coach Network! We built The Strength Coach Network to provide you three ways become the best practitioner possible. First, each month we add a new lecture from one of the best practitioners in the world to help keep you and your staff up to date with what the best of the best are doing with their athletes RIGHT NOW! Secondly, the forum provides you a new avenue to connect with practitioners around the world to find a unique point of view from coaches all over the world when it comes to career advice, training ideas, or any aspect of our lives in coaching. Finally, you get exclusive discounts on all products CVASPS related, INCLUDING your seat at The Seminar! When you add those three in with our library of over 100 sensational lectures, including all of those from The Central Virginia Sport Performance Seminar, you have found your one stop shop for continuing education for you and your staff. Make sure you hop over today and get your first 48 hours for only $1 by using the link here: https://strengthcoachnetwork.com/cvasps/ #StrengthCoach, #StrengthAndConditioningCoach, #Podcast, #LearningAtLunch, #TheSeminar, #SportsTraining, #PhysicalPreparation, #TheManual, #SportTraining, #SportPerformance, #HumanPerformance, #StrengthTraining, #SpeedTraining, #Training, #Coach, #Performance, #Sport, #HighPerformance, #VBT, #VelocityBasedTraining, #TriphasicTraining, #Plyometrics

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