Brian Lutter

Brian Lutter is the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Johnston High school in Johnston, IA. Brian designs the strength & speed / agility programs for the school’s athletics program and strength training classes. Brian is an assistant varsity football coach and physical education teacher. He has also coached varsity wrestling and varsity girls track. Brian received his Bachelor's Degree in Health and Human Performance from Iowa State University where he was also a member of the Cyclone Football team. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting Certified Sport Performance Coach and holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Drake University. Brian is also competitive powerlifter and a member of 22nd Street Barbell's powerlifting team His best competitive lifts to date are a 555 pound squat, 424 pound bench press and 650 pound deadlift. His best total is 1590 pounds. He resides in Grimes, IA with his wife Amy and two daughters Nora and Stella. MS, CSCS, USAW

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5 tips for Young and Novice Lifters

Posted by Brian Lutter on Sep 11, 2017 6:00:00 PM

As a high school strength and conditioning coach I have worked extensively with young, inexperienced lifters.  Through my experience I have seen numerous young athletes and lifters make the same mistakes over and over again in the weight room.  These mistakes slow their progress, produce meager results and potentially lead to injury.  The following are five tips to emphasize to young and novice lifters and athletes to help them avoid injuries and set them on a path to improve strength gains and improve performance.

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Topics: Adolescent Athletes, Young Lifters

Program Spotlight - Johnston (IA) Brian Lutter

Posted by Brian Lutter on Aug 28, 2017 6:00:00 PM
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Topics: Program Spotlight

Conditioning Workout Considerations

Posted by Brian Lutter on Aug 22, 2017 12:00:00 PM

When coaches condition their athletes they not only want to increase athletic performance but often to instill the values of toughness, discipline, and success through effort. However, this mindset about conditioning, especially football athletes, has come at a heavy price.  

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Topics: Conditioning


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