Christian graduated from the University of Memphis in Exercise Sports Science earning his bachelor’s degree and CSCS certification. Christian is a competitive powerlifter with elite totals in the 165-198 weight class and a 1770 total (top ten all-time 2017) in the 181 class. An elitefts member since 2016, he's passionate about his coaching with a technical eye for movement mechanics. He currently resides in Highland, IN working out of Illiana Power Asylum.
How many sets and reps do you do with max effort work and accessories? Here's what I prescribe for my conjuphasic clients. You'll notice I love coming up with ways to self-regulate my athletes and clients through exercise prescription and programming.
Many mistakes were made over the first one and a half years of this program. I tested and made tweaks using Julia and me as guinea pigs so that my clients (and now you) can benefit from combining conjugate with triphasic.
For my wife Julia and me, strength for the general population is the area that we felt we could help and influence the most. The following is a list of helpful points that has aided us in providing successful seminars to our attendees.
Two years ago, I injured myself at a meet. The pain was so bad I nearly pulled out of the meet. After talking with some experts, I decided to hop into the APF Nationals without a weight cut and with a quick prep. Let's just say it's good to be back.
Do not settle on one fix and rely on it. Instead, rely on multiple exercises and this simple formula: more muscle used = more stability = more strength. Considering your lower abdominals, here are two exercises to try.
Not all clients are serious strength athletes and not every coach prefers to work in-person. In this video Christian explains several key differences and shares his opinion on working with general population.