Video for Gymchat Bite 1 - Sled Training (Frank DiMeo)

What, how and why.


Thanks again to everyone who watched and joined in the discussion Gymchat Bite 1 - Sled Training [with Strength Coach Frank DiMeo and Personal Trainer and Strength Athlete Josh Hewett] - much appreciated. If you haven't seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here's the entire video.


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It was a fantastic discussion. Josh and Frank discussed :

00:44 Frank's fitness background
02:12 Description of sled training, and the various types of equipment used
03:54 Lateral work and general benefits of sled training
06:18 Knee issues and sled work
07:03 General recommendations
08:35 Finding out more, and working with Frank

If you're ready to find out more on Sled Training, make sure you watch this one. And to keep up with Frank and find out more about his own training & nutrition, swing by :


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