1Rep Max Squat Correlated to Weight Throw Performance
A recent study in International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, investigated the variables related to weight throw performance among elite and collegiate athletes. Researchers examined data from national level collegiate weight throwers.
Statistical analysis revealed that the athletes' weight throw PR throwing distance in an indoor weight throw event in track and field was significantly correlated to squat 1RM for both male and female athletes. Another interesting find from the study was the correlation between female athletes height to their weight throw performance however, this correlation was not present in the male athletes sampled.
Mindith is the founder of Breaking Muscle. Although she has an MA in Clinical Psychology, her passion resides in the application of the mind, body, spirit approach to health and wellness. Mindith has practiced and certified under illuminating yoga teachers including, Joseph and Lillian LePage, Baron Baptiste, Bryan Kest, Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, and recently with Master Paulie Zink. Mindith has studied and coached Olympic Weightlifting, Russian Kettlebells and Yoga with a wide variety... Read More