March 28, 2018What if we told you your "workouts" don't need to precisely mimic the conditioning demands of your sport or event—and that they may even be counterproductive to your performance at that event? Conditioning science to the rescue.
September 15, 2015I didn't mean to train for a half marathon without doing any running, but due to an injury I only did strength training. And I was shocked how well I did!
October 14, 2014Hard-living types love killing themselves in the glycolytic pathway. But this is far from the only way to “condition."
December 23, 2013Run. Shadow box. At intervals you have set for yourself. Here and there do both pistols and push-ups. No rest at all and just a couple of reps. This is StrongFirst roadwork.
February 18, 2013Hard style kettlebell training is highly foolproof. Americans are notoriously poor at following instructions, yet the Russian kettlebell delivers conditioning without fail.
October 20, 2015This article will explain how to incorporate heart rate training into the Simple & Sinister program, and how to progress over time.
March 31, 2015I am known for my work with endurance athletes, such as cyclist Lance Armstrong and motocross legend Chad Reed. Here how I train them to peak performance.
September 4, 2014The kettlebell can work for just about every purpose. In the case of a recovery/low-intensity conditioning training session, use a combination of kettlebell work and tempo running.
July 19, 2013Here are two easy-to-follow programs—one for a 10km distance goal and one for a 10-mile distance—that will improve your aerobic ability drastically without compromising strength days.