Rick Scarpulla, the creator of The Ultimate Athlete Training Program, is a highly sought-after and renowned strength, speed and conditioning coach who works in developing top high school, college and professional athletes and programs throughout North America. You can follow him on Facebook and on Twitter.
Is Crossfit a Good Way to Get Into Summer Shape? — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
"Is Crossfit a good way to train to get into summer shape?" - Derek, 24, Cincinnati
‘Is It Better to Do Cardio Before or After Lifting Weights?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
I've read articles stating cardio should be done before weights but some people swear it should be done after. Which is correct? -- Telly, 24, Nevada In my opinion, too many people take a candy ass approach to training and that is why we have gyms full of men who lift like girls...
‘How Do I Train Like an MMA Fighter?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
Every MMA fighter is in sick shape! Is it possible to train and be as strong as an MMA fighter and skip the part where I've got to get my brain's punched in by another guy? -- Dave, 23, Iowa