Category Archives: Sports Conditioning

Strength and conditioning information that pertains to any sport or sport preparation.

Kettlebell Training for Strength and Power book release July, 2014!

Now available! Kettlebell training for Strength and Conditioning is a detailed guide for all kettlebell enthusiasts, strength athletes, and coaches that focuses specifically on the use of kettlebells as the primary training implements for developing whole-body strength and power. It contains … Continue reading

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Kettlebell and barbell/dumbbell hybrid workout

I was recently discussing how to incorporate kettlebells into a powerlifting style workout. Having come from a powerlifting background myself, I cannot seem to give up heavy training. Below, I have outlined a sample 4-day split that is similar to … Continue reading

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KISS with Progressive Overload

KISS with Progressive Overload by Dave Bellomo The concept of resistance training has been around for thousands of years. Legend has it that in the 6th Century B.C., Milo of Crotona, a city in what is now Southern Italy, came … Continue reading

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Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs for Tactical Athletes (pt. 3)

Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs for Tactical Athletes (pt. 3) In the previous installment of this article we discussed specific aspects of program design such as energy system requirements and program organization and discussed the need to include ATP-PC, Glycolytic, … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Periodization for MMA

Nonlinear Periodization for MMA David Bellomo, PES Introduction Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a complex sport that combines the punching and footwork of Western boxing, the elbow and knee strikes of Muy Tai, and the grappling of Greco Roman wrestling … Continue reading

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