Tag Archives: Beast Training

January 2011 – Beastly Year in Pictures

Please comment; which picture do you like Beast best? Tom Fox (below) was simply a Beast; this Trumbull High School Baseball Captain “Brought It” for each and every punishing workout and somehow always asked for more core work; definitely a prime example of someone that makes a Strength Coach’s life easy. I didn’t know what […]

DEADlift Man Walking – Deliverance from the Deadlift Devil – 12/29/11

“Naw man. I’m pretty effing far from okay.” On November 20th, to punctuate what had been a long week, I pulled my groin pretty severely squatting at Beast; I felt a sharp pop, stopped pushing, and promptly collapsed (whacking the back of my head on the barbell in the process); lying on the floor of […]

Causes of The Prowler Flu

“They should call this Hell.” – Phil Terio, 2011 New England Football Conference Boyd Division Defensive Rookie of the Year, Salve Regina College The Prowler 2 (more commonly known as The Prowler) is essentially a weighted sled that can be pushed and/or pulled on pavement, asphalt, and/or turf; it’s great for general conditioning and lower […]

Lower Body Training (Dynamic and Max Effort) from Sunday 12/11/11

Here’s a sample Lower Body Training Routine we had two of our athletes perform on Sunday 12/11/11. Although we typically separate our leg training into Max Effort and Dynamic Effort (explosive training), on this training day we programmed for a combination of the two methods. PROGRAMMING – see additional programming detail/description below: Dynamic Stretching Warmup […]

Ladies: Tips to make you more comfortable in the weight room

Reprinted from the Beauty Lies in Strength Blog with permission of the author – Jen Comas Keck When I was 18 years old I was scared to death of the weight room and the people in it, but I desperately wanted to learn how to lift weights. I’d do aerobics classes during the day and […]