This blog post will be different from others because instead of exploring strength training methods I will share here my experience in coaching people. I do this for a living, so I guess I have a thing or two to share with you. If you have no interest in this topic, then feel free to skip this article.
In comments section to this article, my long-time reader and good friend Gabri asked to write something on coaching. So, I thought: “Why not?” What you can read here is the result.
Coaching is a very wide theme. You can write a lot on this. Therefore, I asked Gabri for a list of questions that bothered him. As a result, this article will be some sort of improvised interview.
It happens that today is second Rough Strength birthday. So I decided to come up with something special and fundamental at the same time. I have written lots of articles on training and nutrition but I never wrote a whole piece on why I think Rough Strength method is superior to others for my goal, as well as for any strength-related striving. I can speak about this whole day but I won’t bore you to death with long intros and will get straight to the point.
What Is Rough Strength?
I want people to have clear understanding of what Rough Strength is. Word ‘rough’ is used here meaning not only ‘hardcore’ but first and foremost ‘acquired without any luxuries’, ‘with minimal equipment’. It’s type of strength training you can use at home with anything you have at hand.
I don’t want it to be confused with trendy street workout or crossfit, or gymnastics, or powerlifting etc. Continue reading →