power

If one of your legs is longer than the other, it may affect your athletic performance more than you realize.
What do stance, stability, and leg power have to do with how far the ball travels? Or how accurate you are?
Are you tending to what gets you from point A to point B or are you unsure if your training components are working? Here are two mistakes you might be making.
A new study investigated the correlation between sprinting and vertical jump performance, and found that athletes who are good at one tend to be pretty good at the other.
This month’s article deals with subtle changes to the off-season strength training program, mostly in the area of intensity. The bottom line remains the same: build a strong foundation.
Power output can be difficult to assess, but a new study suggests the non-motorized treadmill may provide an accurate way to measure it.
‘Tis the season for winter sports, and that means many of the skiers I coach have disappeared to focus on skill work. A recent study examined the effects of HIIT on skiing performance.
Bigger muscles are usually stronger muscles, but are they more powerful? A new study examines the relationship between muscular size and power.
Training for power isn't the same as training for strength. A recent study found optimal rest between sets is different for athletes who want to improve power.
One of the key parameters to a successful team event is making sure that when each rider goes to the front they know how much effort (power) they need to produce and for how long.
As we get older our training needs change, and programming should reflect that. A new study examined the best way to train older adults and found a power protocol to be most effective.
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.
Basketball coaches are always looking for ways to improve explosive strength, but what if those coaches work with adolescents? Are there safe strength programs for boys already active in basketball?
You see it in any and every athletic endeavor - speed is power. Muhammad Ali was great for most of his career because he was faster than his opponents with both his hands and his feet.
You're a hockey player and you want to increase your shot power. Popular belief says it's all in your wrist...but is it really? Isn't power generated from your core and hips?
A new training device, called the passive leg press, allows athletes to train eccentric and concentric movement and increase their contraction velocity, resulting in better power, speed, and jumping.
The ability to produce force quickly is the definition of power and it is useful in sports from martial arts to team sports. Plyometrics can help develop power, but first learn to do them safely.