Deadstarts: The Missing Link in Strength Training (morning)
When you think of deadlifting, you probably think of picking up a heavy barbell off the ground and lifting it to hip height. While this has a myriad of benefits to our overall strength, there is something really important missing from a typical deadlifting protocol: Many “Deadlifts” in real life demand moving a Sub-maximal load or our own mass (Bodyweight) from variable postures and moving mass in variable directions. Think of lifting a sleeping child out of a crib, shifting the groceries out of the deep part of the car trunk, or getting up from a lying position. In this workshop we’ll explore techniques related to the idea of Deadstarts, including Deadlifting, Deadshifting and Ground-to-Standing, all which are designed to help our clients develop the functional strength needed for many life and sporting endeavours.
The Complete Guide to Metabolic Flexibility (afternoon)
In our recent history, High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) has been all the rage in various training circles, and for good reason considering its numerous benefits. However, excessive high intensity training comes at a cost to our long term Health, not to mention the same, repetitive stimulus becomes less effective over time. That’s where Metabolic Flexibility comes in, a training approach that promotes Variable Metabolic Conditioning to enhance our ability to switch efficiently between our different energy systems to meet the demands of the various tasks in life and sport. In other words, you’ll walk away with an ability to develop Metabolic Conditioning programs for optimal health and sustainable performance.
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