** Please note a Correction. I Pretty much reverse the terms High and Low NME thru the entire Podcast. Don't know what I was thinking..HAHA High NME should refer to a person who is extremely efficient. Just reverse the terms here in the episode..Sorry for the mix up.
This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I interview our Director of Strength & Conditioning, Nick Fowler (@thenickfowler). With the 2017 Games only a few days away, we’ll be focusing on all the things you need to know to help you plan for next year. Whether you’re a Games athlete, or trying to make it to Regionals, or if The Open is your entire season, we go over the fundamentals of building strength. This episode is all about making sure you are doing the right things to build out your program, what your body actually needs, and how Nick has structured Jacob Heppner’s last 8 weeks. Enjoy the show! Brute Hotline: (801) 449-0503 Want a chance to get featured in a future episode? Call in and leave us a voicemail with some questions regarding training, nutrition, mindset, etc. Topics of discussion: [0:44] Preparing for the 2017 CrossFit Games [3:20] First conversation with Jacob Heppner [5:21] Writing a strength program 101 [12:39] Looking at energy systems [14:55] Neuromuscular Efficiency (NME) testing [20:54] Creating different types of strength [25:04] Resources for strength training [29:34] What needs to be present in all programming [34:50] Cannibalizing programs [38:01] Training the characteristics [41:48] What to keep in mind when training [48:41] How Jacob Heppner has PR’ed all month [54:29] The benefit of a longer off-season [58:05] Working your weaknesses year round [1:02:21] Looking back at last year’s CrossFit Games [1:03:42] How you can keep strength building simple Links: (visit www.brutestrengthtraining.com/podcasts) The Poliquin Principles Supertraining – Mel Siff Practical Programming for Strength Training T-Nation The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday Reviews: If you LOVE this podcast, please click www.brutestrengthtraining.com/podcast/reviews to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support. Follow us on Instagram @brute.strength