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Iron Athlete Programming for Functional Fitness with August Schmidt

Sat, July 21st (9a-4p) Iron Athlete Programming for Functional Fitness Taught by August Schmidt Hosted by El Jefe CrossFit Cost $229 Learn Programming: Foundational Principles of Training Principles of Warming Up Programming Metabolic Conditioning Programming for Strength and Conditioning Programming…

Feel The Burn with “1.5 Reps”

September 9, 2017

It is typically human nature to seek the path of least resistance. Unfortunately, the path of least resistance usually isn’t the most effective means of generating a potent stimulus. 1.5 reps can be an effective way to make training more…

Undulating Sets

The term “undulate” can be defined as: to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion, or to display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement. In undulating sets, the reps of an exercise increase or decrease from set to…

Training with Waves

The term "Waves" refers to a training methodology in which the athlete increases weight on each successive set, until they either reach the highest prescribed load or a lift is missed.  At this point the weight is reduced and the…

Iron Athlete Weightlifting And CrossFit Coach August Schmidt

The Joy of Complexes

A complex is the combination of two or more different lifts in a single set. Complexes can be used for a variety of purposes and with many different modalities. The focus of this article will primarily be the use of…

Programming through Auto-regulation

For the purposes of this article, auto-regulation refers to adjusting each training session based on the athlete’s capacity that day. There are multiple ways to implement auto-regulation. This article covers the method of simply programming a “Heavy Set” at a…

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