18SP 023: T.E. Frances | The Science of Designing Your Own Workout Program

What does it take to make your workouts and golf game 18STRONG? Join us as T.E Frances shares his expertise in the world of Strength and Conditioning and gives us in inside look at designing a great workout program.

T.E. Frances (while that is not really his name) is a real life “scientist” in the world of strength training.  He has worked with athletes of the highest caliber in just about every sport, including many high profile players that you would know if we were to share their names.

In this episode, T.E. is going to give you a “masters class” on the basics of designing a workout program and why it is so important to know what it is you are training for before just jumping in.

*To understand the “Heisenberg” reference, you’ll just have to listen to the episode below!

 Highlights from this Episode:

(note: some of the details that we promise in the episode are being compiled, we’ll post those up as soon as we get them)

  • There is no such thing as a “better golf workout”
  • You HAVE to know your goal before designing a program or you WILL be disappointed with your results
  • Your current and previous training level are a strong factor in what is a realistic expectation in your workout.
  • Training protocols are different depending on the goal:
    • Fat loss
    • Bulk (hypertrophy)
    • Strength
    • Power
    • Speed

Program Design 101

T.E. goes into very detailed, yet simple to understand explanations of what you need for your different goals. (More details to come . . .)

Recommended Books

Get Buffed! Ian King’s Guide to Getting Bigger, Stronger, and Leaner– by Ian King

Poliquin Principles – by Charles Poliquin

Last Piece of Advice


Where to Find T.E.


If you have questions for T.E., post them in the comments below, or send a tweet to @18STRONG_ with the hashtag #TEFrances (or just click on the hashtag to tweet!)

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