Determining Volumes and Intensities

Written by: Kevin Cann This is often the most difficult question for a coach to answer.  I have literally tried everything from high frequency, to higher frequency, to all singles, in search of the perfect volumes and intensities of training.  I am sure many reading this have experienced the exact same thing. I think as a coach, … Continue reading Determining Volumes and Intensities

The Dichotomies of Training Intensities

Written by: Kevin Cann When I first started coaching, this was the area of programming that interested me the most.  I think that it interested me the most, because the biggest question that I think every coach has is “Where do I start?” I was always confused as where to start for volumes and intensities.  We have … Continue reading The Dichotomies of Training Intensities

Why More Volume is not the Answer

Written by: Kevin Cann   I know many programs are heavy volume based.  This is not to say that they do not work.  They definitely can.  I was on one for 3 years working with Boris Sheiko.  My number of lifts stayed very close to the same over that time period, but my maxes were … Continue reading Why More Volume is not the Answer

Effort in Training

Written by: Kevin Cann   I had a conversation with my coach, Jeremy Hartman, earlier this week.  It was mostly about how my training is going.  One of the things I told him that I liked about the program was the heavier sets.   He had mentioned his time at Westside and how they lift … Continue reading Effort in Training