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Adam Kessler

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USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. I have 16 years experience in the industry and now run my own personal training company.

I am a speed expert. I can answer questions in regards to how to get faster and or quicker. If you are an athlete, I can also help you with your strength training routine. Understanding how you need to workout to get stronger will also help you get faster as well.

Please Note: I cannot give out any type of exercise programs. I can give advice, but don't ask me to give you an off-season workout or program to do at home. I know nothing about you and cannot give information like that over this forum. You might misinterpret what I'm saying, get hurt, and I get in trouble. Ask specific questions. I do have a document you can download that discusses the basics of losing and gaining weight. Please click here to download this document.

I have a nice report that discusses what you would need to do to be successful with your speed program. I also have highlighted over 100 athletes and coaches that have worked with me and the success they have had with my speed program. Some of them, we have documented the exact improvements in their running times to illustrate what an awesome program this is. It is called The Secrets to Their Success and you can check it out at for more information.

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Experience in the area

I have had over 16 years of experience in the health and fitness field. The last 9, I started and have been running my own personal training company. I was also the head strength coach of an area high school for 4 years before committing to my company full-time.


I am a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. I also belong to USA Weightlifting.


I have been the feature of several articles in Columbus Business First and Mid-Ohio Golfer. I have written articles for various online article directories which can be found by Google searching my name. I have done speakings at several state and local clinics for strength and conditioning.


B.A. at Indiana University (1994)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach

What do you like about this subject?

I like being able to help people achieve their health and fitness goals. There is nothing like that feeling you get when someone says, "You really helped me change my life around."

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Recent Answers from Adam Kessler

2015-10-27 Crossfit training:

I think that crossfit can be a good workout.  I think the bigger issue is the instructors who are teaching the lifts and creating the workouts for the clients.  I think there needs to be quality training

2015-09-24 Strenght:

Bodyweight training is great, but you are right the intensity needs to be varied and it is tough.  You can add jumping to some of these items.  A clapping pushup, a jump squat.  You could also do single

2015-05-24 Weaker leg:

If there truly is a difference between the right and left side, then maybe forego the squats and focus on some single leg squats or lunges which both help focus on the leg strength.  Only progress as fast

2015-04-09 Cutting and Bulking:

The workout is important, but not nearly as much as your diet.  If your diet isn't spot on, then what you want to accomplish is going to take a lot longer.  With your workout, make sure you are doing all

2015-03-07 Food as a part:

Amber,    You are correct, the diet will be the key part.  It is pretty simple from the stand point to build muscle you need to eat a little more calories than what you burn on a daily basis.  The trick


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