Help your athletes reach the next level.

You’ve been coaching or riding for years with fantastic results for your athletes, and now you’re getting asked about strength training. Maybe you aren't sure what the best practices are or maybe it feels like strength training lies beyond your coaching experience or comfort level. No matter what, you know your athletes could benefit, and you may even be leaving money on the table.

Join Coach Menachem Brodie as he shares his 10+ years of experience working with athletes of all levels to build strength training plans, decrease risk of injury, return stronger from breaks, and boost performance at everything from local races to international, multi-day races. This program will take you from feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and losing new coaching opportunities to delivering powerful programs that produce results your athletes can depend on. 

What you will learn

  • Athlete assessment

    Learn how to assess your athlete's strengths and weaknesses to build better training plans.

  • Strength training adaptations

    Learn how the body adapts to strength training in addition to cycling-specific training.

  • Building training plans

    Learn how to develop strength training plans that will help your athletes stay healthy and reach their goals.

Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Find the complete list of CEUs for this course here.

  • USA Triathlon

    6 CEUs

  • National Strength Conditioning Association

    1.2 CEU's (Category D) (2018-2020)

  • National Association of Sports Medicine

    0.9 CEUs (2018)

Become an expert in strength training for cyclists

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • Introduction
    • Can you be too strong?
    • Why Strength Train?
    • Small and Strong
  • 2
    The New Path Forward
    • Tools
    • Long Term Athlete Development
    • Long Term Athlete Development Challenges
    • Case Studies
    • The 5 Segments of Training
    • Special Considerations
  • 3
    Cycling Anatomy
    • Cycling Anatomy
    • Muscle Structure
    • Types of Strength
    • Types of Strength continued
    • Quiz: New Path Forward and Cycling Anatomy
  • 4
    Core Principles
    • Introduction
    • Stages of Strength
    • Stages of Adaptation to Strength Training
    • Stages of Adaptation Part 2
    • Desired Results from Strength Training
    • How do we get desired results?
    • HIIT is NOT the Answer
    • What DOES your athlete need?
    • Chapter Summary
    • Quiz: Core Principles
  • 5
    Equipment
    • Introduction
    • Bodyweight
    • Bands
    • Suspension Trainer
    • Kettlebells
    • Dumbbells
    • Selectorized Equipment
    • Freemotion and Weight Stacks
    • Quiz: Equipment
  • 6
    The 5 Fundamental Movements
    • Push
    • Pull
    • Squat
    • Hinge
    • Press
    • Rotary Stability
    • Single Leg and Labile Surface Training
    • Quiz: The Fundamental Movements
  • 7
    Movement Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Mental Assessment Overview
    • Movement Analysis: Full Body Movement
    • Movement Analysis: Static Strength
    • Movement Analysis: Trunk and Posture
    • Movement Analysis: Hinge
    • Movement Analysis: Rotary Stability, Power Production
    • Movement Analysis: Weighted Variation of Full Body Movement
    • Movement Analysis: Weighted Variation of Full Body Movement #2
    • Movement Analysis: Upper Body Mobility & Stability
    • Movement Analysis: Full Body Stability & Compensations
    • Assessment Recap
  • 8
    Dynamic Warm Ups
    • Why Do a Dynamic Warm Up?
    • Before the Dynamic Warm Up: Foam Rolling
    • Start General
    • Gross Warm Up
    • Targeted Warm Up
    • Prepare for the Day
    • Full Body Mobility
    • Quiz: Movement Analysis and Dynamic Warm Up
  • 9
    Programming
    • Introduction
    • Where does strength fit into the Annual Training Plan?
    • How do we measure the intensity?
    • Adjusting for fatigue and stress
    • Increasing the difficulty
    • Building your program
    • Training year breakdown
    • Designing a training plan
    • 7 Rules of programming
    • Course Resources
    • Quiz: Programming