In this article we will explain muscle fibers, what they are, the different types and how they impact our performance.
The Sumo deadlift is arguably one the most misunderstood lifts in the strength world, and yet at the same time, it’s an incredibly effective exercise for building leg, hip and back strength.
In this article, we’ll cover what oxygen debt (E.P.O.C) is, what its symptoms are, why it occurs, its effect on exercise and implications for training.
The power snatch is one of the most criminally under-utilised exercises in sport performance. It’s an Olympic weightlifting variation with a huge range of motion that allows you to develop explosiveness and athleticism without hugely taxing your ability to recover.
The power clean is one of the best exercises to develop explosive strength and power. So good, in fact, that they are used by 88% of strength and conditioning coaches in the NFL, 95% of coaches in the NBA, and 100% of coaches in the NHL (Ebben 2001, 2004, 2005).
Stages of learning consider the process of how a performer transitions from an unskilled novice to an expert for a given motor skill. This might be a child learning to catch a ball, a beginner learning to serve in Tennis, or a skill athlete transitioning from intermediate to advanced stages of learning.