Lessons From a Legend: 3 Lessons from Coach Dan John

February 9, 2012 § Leave a comment

Easy Strength

  • “Coax the gains, not force them.” (Coach Dan John)
  • “Smaller CNS demands over a longer period of time result in more acceptance and greater improvement, while the rush to get more done leads to uncertainty down the road.” (Coach Charlie Francis)
  • Keep volume around 10 reps/lift.
  • Keep the rep ranges in the 1-5 range
  • Always leave at least 1 or 2 reps in the bank.
  • Coach said it best: “Lift heavy not hard.” -Coach Dan John

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