Today I was at the gym doing my usual Waterbury Method type workout and the local Las Vegas Desert Pines High School football team comes in to train at the 24 Hour Fitness.
He starts them off doing 15 minutes of treadmill or stairclimber. Then they do 3 strip sets to failure on barbell curls then go to the hammer strength pulldown or row machine and sets to failure there as well. Then back again for more curls.
All the boys use the same weight no matter what their strength level. Then they move to squats and he has them doing 1/2 squats as he told one kid not to go to deep because it is bad for the knees. Again all the kids are told to use the same weight doing a 10,8,6,4 and progressing up with weight.
He shows one kid how to spot squats by standing at an angle to the squatter and putting one hand down low to push the hips forward and the other hand grabbing the chest and pulling back. Then tells one boy that the cable crossover is a great exercise.
Don’t think I will be able to eat tonight from biting my tongue so many times. Wish I had a Star Trek transporter so I could have beamed in Dan John, CT, CW, John Davies or Poliquin to save these kids from their inept coach.