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Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 2/20/14

Written on February 20, 2014 at 9:25 am, by Eric Cressey

Here's this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading:

Long-Term Athletic Development and the ABCs of Training – This was an awesome article from US Lacrosse, but it applies to all sports. It closely reflects our approach to developing baseball players at Cressey Performance.


Carb Controversy: Why Low-Carb Diets Have It All Wrong – Brian St. Pierre wrote up an extremely well-researched post for Precision Nutrition – and some of the points he make will surprise you.


11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder – Call this a little "Throwback Thursday" inclusion, as I wrote it back in 2010. If you're looking to learn how to write strength and conditioning programs, this is a good resource for understanding progression and regression.

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  • John

    Hey Eric,
    What is your thought on specialization for high school wrestlers? For example do you think it is ok for a sophomore wrestler to wrestling 4 times a week in addition to 4 weight training days a week in the offseason?

  • Eric Cressey

    That’s not much of an off-season, John!

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