Very excited to write this guest post for Laura. She has an amazing blog for fitness professionals and I was honored to contribute.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if there was one standard format to building out amazing workouts? It would make life so simple if designing a workout was like following a recipe. Take 5 squats, add a dash of eccentric loading, a pinch of isometric hold and beat vigorously until well whipped. Sadly this is not the case (I heard Rachel Ray tried using her cooking knowledge to become a trainer on the Biggest Loser and it was met with disastrous results.)
There is no recipe for building a great workout because every person is so different in their physical make up, abilities and goals. However; there are certain elements that a workout must have to be effective and purposeful regardless of the person. The secret lies in the reality that all human beings move the same. Knee flexion is knee flexion whether someone is 9 or 90. Muscle fibers, motor neurons…
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