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Thursday, 1 December 2022
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Yeah Baby!! I do love me some High Pulls and here’s a small bit of my ‘why’  Throwing in the Highland Games is a different beast and my goal is producing as much power as possible to turn a big caber, get a 56 or 42 pound weight over the bar or the 16 pound sheaf over the bar.  Yes I do cleans ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2022 11:40 AM by Ed Cosner
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Thursday, 1 December 2022
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In continuing along with my 'people who have influenced or helped on my journey..' Today it’s Steve Waterson who I met when the Houston Oilers were practicing at Southwest Texas State University and  Yes  I’m aware its called Texas State now but it wasn't back then and the Houston Oilers became the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2022 10:28 AM by Ed Cosner
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Thursday, 1 December 2022
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This picture isn’t about weight on the bar (ain’t that much anyways ?) it’s about the sweatshirt and more importantly the team name.  Does anyone know or even remember the World League of American Football?  The San Antonio Riders  were owned by Larry Benson (brother of Tom Benson RIP who was ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2022 10:23 AM by Ed Cosner
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Monday, 21 November 2022
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Early in my coaching career, 1995 at the NSCA Conference in Phoenix AZ to be exact, I heard a well respected strength and conditioning coach and researcher say, “You’re either a powerlifting guy or a weightlifting guy” when referring to training ideology and I sat there in the audience just thinking… ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2022 2:31 PM by Ed Cosner
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Wednesday, 31 August 2022
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Here are 2 Examples of what I'm talking about  When the scrum laws changed in rugby New Zealand All Blacks props Ben & Owen Franks asked me to find a way to train his fingers to have a stronger grasp the opposing props jersey.  We trained the fingers, wrists, forearms AND biceps because all of that ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2022 11:33 AM by Ed Cosner
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Tuesday, 12 May 2015
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Over that  past few weeks I've added several new faces to the gym and it seems that the my Old Strong Guys Rule training idea is taking off.  My young athletes and their parents never really ask me much other than the 'who' and 'where' I have coached but for some reason the adults that come to train ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2015 1:48 PM by Ed Cosner
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Thursday, 6 February 2014
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The Greater Houston Strength Coaches Association has awarded me the honor of 'Coach of the Month. This is not something that I expected or even I was up for. I've never been one to 'toot your own horn' like too many others, I feel that the success of the athletes I train speaks ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2014 10:34 PM by Ed Cosner
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Friday, 31 January 2014
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Not too often do you get an opportunity almost 20 years later and about 7500 miles away from home to visit with and thank a coach who not only taught you but who also influenced your coaching career as well. Today I got that chance, Coach Mike Burgener is in Wellington New Zealand to teach ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2014 4:01 AM by ed Cosner
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