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Resistance training for youth: an updated view Resistance training and Olympic weightlifting for youth have long been a debated topic. However, the science is quite clear that both are not only safe but advantageous for [...]
Safety First: Implementing VBT Protocols for Youth Athletes By Matt Johnson Content menu: Introduction Load-Velocity Profiling How VBT Enhances Safety Appropriate Loading Minimising Fatigue Making Progress Conclusion Introduction The use of velocity-based training (VBT) has [...]
Is Velocity Based Training Suitable for Youth Athletes? By Coach Joey Wannouch Content menu: The Changing Face of Youth Sports Coaching the Next Generation Beyond Age – Evaluating Technical Proficiency Setting the Threshold for VBT Integration Balancing Technique [...]
Training to improve muscular power (explosive strength) There is a debate on what type of strength training you should do to improve muscular power. “Powertraining” sounds like the straightforward answer, but is it? Let’s find [...]
Power training: tips, benefits and workouts Power training is a popular and sport specific way of doing strength training. This article covers everything you need to know about power training. From science to power training [...]
Velocity Based Training for Professional Teams [Rugby use case] The Australian National Rugby League Team uses Velocity Based Training (VBT) to determine load and measure progress in strength training. In this use case, coach Steven [...]
Reactive Strength Index (RSI) in sports Learn everything you need to know about the Reactive Strength Index (RSI), including the test protocol, RSI formula, RSI normative chart and exercises to improve RSI. By Loek Vossen [...]
Velocity Based Training for High Schools [Use case] In a High School setting, the weight used during strength training can differ by over 100 kg between students, due to maturational and training age differences. Velocity [...]
Muscular strength tests to track fitness progress Not sure how to measure strength, muscular endurance or muscle recovery? Use one of these physical strength tests! This comprehensive list of fitness tests covers all proven strength [...]
Practical Uses for the Dynamic Strength Index This article covers everything you need to know about the Dynamic Strength Index (DSI), an important strength test. Let’s dive right into it! Coach Travis Mash Content [...]
Progressive overload: the ultimate guide Progressive overload is one of the most important strength training principles. In fact, it’s necessary if you want to gain strength or build muscle. In this article we cover everything [...]