Author: Alwyn Cosgrove

Applying the principles of scientific training– I have come up with ten (and a half) training guidelines for the combat athlete that must be present to ensure competitive success. 1. Body weight before external resistance Many athletes make the mistake of beginning a strength routine and going straight for the heavy weights. This usually ends up causing an injury. An athlete has no business using load if he/she cannot stabilize, control and move efficiently with only their body weight. So your strength program in the beginning stages may actually include no weights whatsoever. And it will work better and faster than a...