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3 Common Exercises I No Longer Program for Athletes

By Stack MVP, 09/27/19, 8:45AM CDT

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Below are three popular exercises that may still be apart of your program but no longer useful to athletes. 

As a coach, I think it is important to look back at your older work—programs, blogs, podcasts, videos, etc.

This is a great way to check in on your own progress as a coach, mentor and leader.

The other day, I stumbled upon some older programming from 2015. I was shocked by how different it looked compared to my current programs.

It's important to grow and always have an open mind to new concepts, methods and executions of lifts. So it's not a bad thing that your programs change over time. In fact, I'd argue it's completely natural. And hopefully beneficial to your clients.

In these older programs, there were several exercises that I used back then, that I rarely—if ever—use today