Have you ever had a gym buddy who shows up, is very enthusiastic, seems to be on board, can quote Selye’s General Adaptation theory to you, but then, after a few weeks, quits showing up? It’s a common experience, and very frustrating to a coach. They know what’s wrong with them (they’re fat and weak), […]
Hi, I’m David Abdemoulaie and I’m a strength coach. What exactly is a strength coach? Chances are, you have never had anyone introduce themselves to you as a “strength coach.” That’s OK, I’m used to puzzled looks on people’s faces after I tell them what I do.
I played sports as a kid. I was okay at it, I guess. I think I was the second fastest guy on my high school football team. I didn’t play sports in college other than the obligatory occasional pickup game. After college I began running, I figured that’s what you do if you want to […]
When you finally decide to get stronger you’re in a mental state of mind of both readiness and acceptance. It takes a while to get there and some never do, while for others, they wax and wane in and out of the mentality. Having to miss scheduled training days due to external conflicts can […]