Contributed by Coach Jim
When it comes to fitness, every athlete can use more strength and power. Along with good mobility, a stronger athlete will move quicker, more efficiently and get better results from their overall training program.
CrossFit shook up the world of traditional strength and conditioning with its constantly varied functional training done at high intensity. Unfortunately, too many athletes (and some coaches) failed to realize the difference between training and testing.
You’ve heard me talk time and again about the training imperative:
Work + Recovery = Results
Without question, you need the both Work and Recovery to deliver Results. Too little work—or as we more often see, inadequate recovery—results in minimal adaptation and therefore, less-than-optimum results. We’re confident our new Strength & Power programming, which launches January 2, is a great mix of Work, Recovery and Results.
We had five primary goals as we developed the new Strength & Power programming:
To read more, please visit the EAD / CFAH Athlete Center.