Do you ever watch elite athletes and wonder what you can learn from the way they train? Maybe you’re tired of the bodybuilding grind; the long walks on the treadmill or stepmill, following the same split routine for weeks on end. Or maybe you used to play sports in high school or college, and you wonder why you don’t feel as fast and agile as you did then. At times like this, you simply wish you could train like an athlete – you want the powerful, explosive, functional body.
How to Train Like an Athlete
Don’t worry, I’m not about to throw a bunch of random workouts full of Olympic lifts at you. I’m not even going to tell you to go play more sports. I’m simply going to help you take the work you’re doing now and make it more athletic. I believe that you can train for physique goals while also developing athletic qualities like speed, power, agility, and balance. These goals should complement each other perfectly, and when they do, it usually takes your body to the next level.
Don’t be content with being big or cut. Follow these four rules and build an athletic physique!
1. TRAIN EXPLOSIVE
Train explosive—what does that mean?…