Tag: Athletes

What Do Females and Endurance Athletes Have in Common?

September 02, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Give the average guy and gal a weight to curl that represents 70% of their maximum, and Jane will do more reps than Joe every time. In general, indiv...

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Physical Attributes and Testing Procedures for Athletes

June 23, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

The following is part of an interview that Maximum Fitness Magazine conducted with me many moons ago. I was asked about the physical attributes and t...

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Are Great Athletes Born or Made?

November 10, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

There are many trainers that boast of their accomplishments with professional and elite athletes. They wear it like a badge of honour on their sleeve...

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Periodization for Athletes: How to Plan Strength Training for Maximum Performance

November 03, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

The famous adage “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!” applies to strength training as it does to just about any other endeavor. Arriving at t...

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Olympic Lifting For Athletes: What Do The Experts Say?

June 28, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

On page 81 of The Elite Trainer, I discuss a controversial topic in strength training. That is, are Olympic lifts necessary to improve athletic perfo...

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Athletes Play Dynamically and Should Train Dynamically

March 22, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many times research is extrapolated from a pathological population and applied to a healthy population. Static muscle endurance training of the core...

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