Are You Programming Recovery for Your Athletes?

Tom Kelso
Strength and Conditioning

For a number of years, at four different universities, I beat my brains out attempting to find the ultimate plan of training. Independent of any particular sport, I sought the most logical means of addressing all athletically desirable goals:


  • Muscular strength and power
  • Hypertrophy
  • Fat loss
  • Cardiorespiratory endurance
  • Speed, quickness, and agility
  • Joint flexibility and stability
  • Injury prevention


How can all of those be addressed within limited training time, with unmotivated athletes, and limited resources? Oh, the job of the miracle-working strength and conditioning coach. In at 6:00 a.m. and out at 6:00 p.m. 


Programming Is More Than Sets and Reps


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