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post-activation potentiation

A recent study asks whether band resistance can improve your back squat 1RM.
Complex training when used in reverse, will help athletes push more weight, get stronger, and build more muscle.
In a new study, doing leg presses before a 20km trial cut cyclist times significantly.
Plenty of studies have shown the PAP effect in regards to weight training. A new study asks whether it also improves sprinting performance.
In a recent study researchers wondered whether quarter or parallel squats would activate PAP most. Once again, deeper squats seem to be the winner.
Post-activation potentiation (PAP) has been demonstrated to produce short term boosts to strength. A recent study shows strength level also affects the response from PAP.
We all have pre-workout rituals and habitual warm-ups, but do they work? And if so, why? Researchers took a look at certain warm-ups to determine what they do and why they make a difference.
Post-Activation Potentiation or PAP - what is it? It means if you squat heavy, you can jump higher. Science looks at how much weight it takes to activate this potential and how you can apply it, too.
Post-activiation potentation, or PAP. Lifting heavy and sprinting hard. Turns out the lifting heavy part helps you go faster. Now science examines isometric PAP and rowing sprints with good results.