Strength and conditioning coach Dave Cripps of TriTenacious and Coalition Performance returns for his second interview on That Triathlon Show. In this interview we discuss some key aspects of strength training for triathletes and endurance athletes, that when done right will greatly increase the effectiveness of your resistance training.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The importance of intensity (weights) and intent (~power/speed) when lifting
-Why is technique important in order to reap the benefits of strength training?
-Exercise specificity and the Goldilocks principle - not too little but not too much
-Workout structure: how to choose number of reps, sets rest duration, and progression from one workout to the next
-Advice for home-based strength training
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