Working Out vs. Training

In my career as an athlete, coach and trainer I have been challenged many times by other athletes, weekend warriors, and lay folk to do or try random things in training. There is a problem that social and mainstream media are creating. The problem is that the world is starting to confuse “working out” with training.


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  1. Gareth Moffett
    Gareth Moffett says:

    I love reading a rant – especially when you are correct. A big issue I have with all the videos is that athletes come to me & say “hey coach, I can do this”. Once they start picking exercises it does become a workout. Training is the methodical progression of exercises towards a goal.

    Well said Jason.


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