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developing power

These sled-based exercises can be mixed up in countless ways to strengthen your hips from all angles.
A new study revealed some interesting connections between concentric lifts and peak power development.
In this series of articles I will attempt to answer what is best: power optimization or power efficiency? Let's start with how old-time strongmen trained.
It's now time to ramp up our efforts at cycling specialization, but it is a mistake to turn our backs on weight training.
The need to implement plyometrics into periodized training comes from the observation that there are a number of strong athletes who fail to transfer their strength into efficient movement.
My focus is health, so the four weeks of programming I have provided is an example of what I would give to a client who is quite highly skilled, but has a later stage of adrenal burnout.
If all technical issues are equal, success tends to go to the athlete who can generate the most power. So what is power and how do we generate it? Let's take a look at the biomechanics of power.
Serious athletes know the ability to generate power is one of the keys to performance. But how to you train to develop power? Is the fabled vertical jump really an indicator? Science takes a look.
New research examine the "mixed method" approach to training - meaning, training heavy loads for strength and moderate loads to develop power. Science thinks this may translate to sports better.
As women age finding a workout that increases functional fitness, as well as strength and power, is essential to overall health and wellness.
Indoor rowing is rapidly gaining popularity among recreational and elite athletes. Rowing specific gyms like Josh Crosby’s Indo-Row, are now popping up around the country.
Tempo training is an important component of training commonly overlooked by strength and conditioning professionals and athletes.
When it comes to elite strength and conditioning the mechanics of squatting are critical for the development low body strength and power.