I Got Fired, and It Led to Me Having the Best Job in America

04/24/2018 Kevin Cann 0

Written by: Kevin Cann I coach quite a few other coaches/personal trainers.  Many of them voice their uncertainty with where they want their careers to go in the future.  Many are currently unhappy in their current positions and they look for advice on what to do.  Because of this, I decided to write this article. I have been doing some type of personal training/coaching for over 10 years.  I didn’t always know what I wanted Read More

My Thoughts on Heavy Singles and Athlete Preparedness

04/17/2018 Kevin Cann 0

Written by: Kevin Cann I have been coaching athletes for a long time, but powerlifters for only 2 and a half years. As I learn more and gain more experience, the more adjustments I make to our programs to make sure that we are putting our best foot forward. One thing that I have changed is how often we take heavy singles.  By heavy singles I am talking 90% or higher.  At one point we very Read More

Just Not Today

04/10/2018 Kevin Cann 0

Written by: Kevin Cann “Just not today.” These are words I have heard from my coach, Boris Sheiko, a few times over the last two and a half years.  This was always on the heels of a missed lift during a test or competition. My response in my head was always “No shit.”  I know it wasn’t happening today as I just experienced it.  I would be pissed off and want all kinds of answers as Read More

Why the USAPL is the Only Federation That Matters

04/03/2018 Kevin Cann 0

Written by: Kevin Cann I am writing this article as a person who makes a full time living as a powerlifting coach.  I do not own a gym, I am not a personal trainer, all I coach are competitive powerlifters.  With that said, many will get upset with the words written in this article.  I am not writing this to upset anyone but stating my opinions on this matter as it pertains to the growth Read More