33 © Cressey Training Systems, LLC –2013 bag to make things work in your hotel room, or your hit up the hotel gym for whatever you can do. Regardless, pick up where you left off with the program when you get back in town. 11. Is there a problem with splitting up the 4-day lifting program into different days than suggested? Would something like SuTuThFr work okay?That’s no problem at all. Just avoid lifting three days in a row. The important thing is that whatever training schedule you pick suits your lifestyle and makes it convenient to get your training sessions in, so do whatever you can to make that work. 12. Left-Stance Toe Touch w/Toe Lift & Med Ball: I assume we do this for the right stance as well? No, you’re only doing this on one side. Suffice it to say that we aren’t as “symmetrical” as most people think. You’ve got a heart and vena cavae on the left side, a liver on the right side, and a host of other asymmetries. As a result, the majority of people have a harder time “getting into” their left hip, and that’s what this exercise emphasizes. If you’re doing it correctly, you should feel your left groin and abdominals helping to pull you to the bottom position - and you’ll be improving your hip hinge pattern at the same time. If you’d like to read more about the science behind this, check out this article. 13. For the supplemental training sessions, can I utilize additional activities on top of the ones you’ve provided? Or, should I simply listen to my body and only add these supplemental workouts in as long as I am not really dragging?