Training Endurance Athletes for the Long Season

I 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.

Tempo Runs + Kettlebells = Your Next “Recovery” Day

The 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.

A Running Program for Strength Athletes

Here 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.

Strength Aerobics: A Powerful Alternative to HIIT

Hard-living types love killing themselves in the glycolytic pathway. But this is far from the only way to “condition."

StrongFirst Roadwork

Run. 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.

What Is “Conditioning”?

Hard style kettlebell training is highly foolproof. Americans are notoriously poor at following instructions, yet the Russian kettlebell delivers conditioning without fail.