All Posts by Charlie

How Do You Train for the Healthy Heart

If the question is, “Is the healthy heart one that is closer to having eccentric heart adaptations versus concentric heart adaptations?” The answer is, of course, eccentric heart. The goal as it relates to performance and function is that if the myocardium of the left ventricle has more of an eccentric strength, literally, so that […]

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  • August 30, 2022

IG Live Replay: Charlie Weingroff & Kevin Carr

If you’re weren’t able to make it, you can watch the replay of my chat with Kevin Carr here or directly on Instagram. Kevin Carr has amassed a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and personal training since starting at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in 2008. Working with everyone from US […]

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  • August 25, 2022

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

A picture’s worth a thousand words. Basically, when you get information, even if it’s on imaging, it’s very, very difficult to pinpoint any one strategy. ​​Good news, if it’s a tendon issue (in this case, in the shoulder), I think even if you only treat the tendon, then you might be able to create a […]

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  • August 9, 2022

Unwrapping Recovery Part 4

Part 4 on my series of unwrapping recovery. This is the next step in unwrapping that post from a couple of weeks ago, where we talked about the different ways that you can categorize options on how to actually quantify and or qualify recovery. But the most important thing to appreciate no matter what you […]

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  • August 3, 2022

Unwrapping Recovery Part 3

I have been on the road for most of the past two weeks, but I’ve gotten a lot of messages on “how do you measure recovery?” One of them I put on stories where someone asked about using resting heart rate as a measure of recovery. That would fall into the next category which I’ll […]

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  • July 28, 2022

Unwrapping Recovery Part 2

Hey! So last IG post about recovery, we talked about different categories that you can use to somehow quantify, qualify, and create actionable goals in terms of recovery. When we talk about recovery, the first question that is really very important to ask is “recovering from what”? So, if we cannot say what we are […]

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  • July 20, 2022

IG Live Replay: Charlie Weingroff & Marc Bubbs

If you’re weren’t able to make it, you can watch the replay of my chat with Dr. Marc Bubbs here or directly on Instagram. Dr. Marc Bubbs ND, MSc, CISSN, CSCS is the Director of Performance Nutrition for Canada Basketball and consultant performance nutritionist for a portfolio of professional and Olympic athletes. Marc has been […]

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  • July 18, 2022

Unwrapping Recovery

This morning, I was reading a thesis paper from a student, and it was looking at the utility of the short recovery and stress survey, which is a subjective questionnaire as it relates to weightlifting. It got me to think that a few weeks ago, I had done a private Q&A relating to the Elite […]

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  • July 15, 2022

IG Live Replay: Charlie Weingroff & Andy Galpin

If you’re weren’t able to make it, you can watch the replay of my chat with Dr. Andy Galpin here or directly on Instagram. Andy Galpin is an American scientist, coach and professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Development at California State University, Fullerton. He has made many contributions to the […]

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  • July 13, 2022

T=R Case Study – Powerlifting Part 4

All right, part four with our powerlifting case study. Go back to part one, we got the information. Part two was some of the exercises we did in an interesting form of evaluation; definitely didn’t go the way we would typically like to do things, but that’s okay. Part three, we talked about the special […]

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  • July 9, 2022
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