Take your athletes to the next level by helping them use their bodies the way they were designed to be used.
When incorporated into athletic training programs, the Original Strength system has bolstered the careers of professional coaches and trainers, as well as enhanced the physical abilities of athletes around the world. OS Performance – The Next Level goes even further by providing the knowledge needed to optimize the physical and mental performance of athletes on and off the field.
Learn how to elevate your team and staff to new heights. Optimize the individual athletic performance of your athletes through challenging the design of their bodies safely, efficiently and effectively.
This soon to be textbook is perfect for anyone truly growing their athletes.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: What is Performance?
Improving Human Performance
Original Strength and Performance
Chapter 2: The Three Pillars of Human Movement
Pillar #1: Breathing with the Diaphragm
Pillar #2: Activating the Vestibular System Appropriately
Pillar #3: Contra-lateral Patterns and the X
Chapter 3: The Roots of Performance
Loading the Gait Pattern
Using a Harness
Using Rucksacks and Weight Vests
Loading the Limbs
Chapter 4: The Trunk of Strength
Loading the X
The Cross-body Single Leg Deadlift (SLDL)
True Strength Vs Pretty Muscles
Building Old Man Strength for Optimal Performance
Heavy Carry Day!
Manpower and Sleds
We Were Made to Move
Move More, Move Better
The Major Human Movement Patterns
Chapter 5: The Branches of Expression
Recovering to Perform
Original Strength and the Nervous System:
Optimizing Performance and Health
The Central Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
The Human Body’s Stress Response
Mitigating the Human Stress Response
Regularly Participate in a Stress-Relieving Activity (Press RESET)
The Human Stress Response Can Also Be Good
The Greatest Performance Variable
The Three Keys to LEAD
In the End
About the Authors