October Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

Hi fitness folks! Do you know the answer to the October strength & conditioning research review questions? If not, you ought to subscribe to our research review service. HERE is the link in case you’re not yet subscribed.

October’s PDF will be sent out on Tuesday so make sure you’re subscribed if you want to receive it. We also have back issues available for purchase HERE. If you’re new to S&C Research, you might wish to buy the last few and get caught up, or buy our Background Product to build a good foundation. Below is the list of questions we tackle in our review this month.

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Operation Get Strong and Sexy: Week 1

I’m very excited to have convinced my clients Erin McComb and Sammie Cohn to compete in their first powerlifting contest in early November! They’re both well-experienced in bikini competition and now wish to broaden their training repertoire. I’ve been training Erin for just over a month now and I just started training Sammie again this week. If you’ve been reading my blog for some time now, you’ll know that she was part of the Glute Squad last year (see HERE and HERE to read about the glute squad – we trained out of my 6th floor condo for six months haha). We have 6 weeks to prepare!

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October Research Roundup: The Recovery Edition

Every month, Chris and I write the monthly Strength and Conditioning Research review service. The October edition comes out in a few days and the overall theme is Recovery. Here is a preview that Chris has written:


Which recovery methods are best for collision sports athletes?

The study: The relative efficacy of three recovery modalities after professional rugby league matches, by Webb, Harris, Cronin and Walker, in Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2013

What is the background?

Just as in American Football, rugby league is characterized by intermittent, hard efforts and very forceful collisions. The players suffer significant muscular trauma, injury and damage. Therefore, recovery following training and competition is a key concern for coaches.

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Form Analysis Episode 1


Welcome to the first form analysis post. This is something that I’d like to do regularly from here on out.

I’ve been doing this a very long time, so hopefully these videos will be helpful for lifters and coaches out there!

These ladies have been doing Strong Curves and wanted to know if their form was good (which is was indeed). Here’s my feedback.

Keep up the great work ladies!!!

I’ll reward your hard work with a male glute pic below.