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In this episode Gerry welcomes on Texas Tech Football Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach Brandon Howard.
To start, Gerry has Brandon walk through what shaped his early philosophies and principles as a strength and conditioning coach. From mentors, to coaches he has worked for, Brandon sheds light on the experiences he has had that have laid the foundation for him as a strength coach.
From there, the two discuss making strength and conditioning come to life in a team setting and what changes when you have to get a large group of athletes through a program. You quickly learn what "works," and what doesn't work.
To finish up, Brandon and Gerry discuss conditioning, strength in the presence of speed and how that affects training and programming, and much much more.
All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!
6:15 - Brandon’s Training Growing Up
14:30 - Mentors & Implications of Big Team Settings
18:50 - Working with What You Have for Programing
20:30 - Learning from Charles Poliquin
23:15 - What to Do When an Athlete Isn’t Using Tempo Correctly
30:12 - Brandon’s Tips to Move up in the Industry
36:30 - Conditioning for Mental Toughness
40:30 - Work to Rest Ratio
44:00 - Christian Mccaffrey’s Conditioning
47:10 - Preparing Your Athletes for Games
50:00 - Poles in Baseball
53:10 - Aerobic Capacity Retention
57:25 - Sprinting Vs Strength Training (Stop Demonizing!)
1:06:40 - Resistance Sprinting
1:09:50 - Brandon’s Final ThoughtsSupport the show