Complex Training Methods Elicit Gains in Strength and Power
Programming for a variety of athletes can be an arduous process for strength and conditioning professionals. Creating training programs that maximize strength and power are essential for the development of any athlete. The construction of training programs for athletes must address their specific sports as well as strength, conditioning, and power for optimal results. One method used to maximize strength as well as power is a complex training protocol. Complex training protocols are defined as ... "a set to set combination of a heavy resistance exercises followed immediately by a biomechanically similar plyometric exercise". The exact protocols of these methods can vary based greatly based on the movements, intensity, rest intervals, and ultimately the goals of each athlete. The intention of this complex system of training is to elicit maximal gains muscular strength and power.