How To Monitor Your Recovery

By | 2018-11-27T15:50:32+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Health Tips, Sports, Training|

I had originally had this article published on Juggernaut Training Systems a few years ago but I wanted to bring this back since the information is still relevant You’re working out like never before to prep for you next power lift/strongman/CrossFit/whatever event. Your program calls for you to operate at 85% of your 1RM today [...]

Contrast Training – Do Explosive Warm Ups for Greater Strength Gains

By | 2017-11-17T13:40:35+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Fitness, Health Tips, Sports, Training|

  Contrast Training is a concept where two biomechanically similar movements are paired to enhance the performance of the second exercise of the pairing. The theory behind this training system suggests that the contractile history of a muscle influences subsequent muscle contractions. As a result of high levels of muscle activation in the previous contraction, [...]

CNS STIMULATION FOR GAME CHANGING POWER

By | 2017-04-24T14:15:41+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Training|

Key Points -Your motor units determine force output through their recruitment of muscle fibers and firing frequency of fibers to produce more powerful contractions - In sports the game changing plays typically occur on the peak power portion of the force-velocity curve - Pairing a CNS stimulating explosive movement with a strength or sports specific [...]

STRENGTH TRAINING TIPS FOR TRIATHLETES

By | 2017-04-24T13:10:53+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Training|

All sports exist on some continuum of the aerobic/anaerobic scale.  As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, the majority of sports will incorporate a significant balance of both aerobic and anaerobic capacity.  But even athletes in sports that are more skewed to one end of the continuum would benefit from training other modalities.  Ultimately a common [...]

THREE WEEKLY STRENGTH TRAINING SESSIONS AS EFFECTIVE AS MEDICATION FOR OSTEOPEROSIS

By | 2017-04-24T06:32:14+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Training|

Post-menopausal women are succeptible to osteoperosis, a common perscription used by many doctors for this problem is hormone therapies and medications.  Many women are adverse to this treatment method because of the side effects.  Brazilian doctors have found an equally effective perscription, strength training. How the study was done Researchers got 23 women in their [...]

ANAEROBIC CAPACITY: KEY FOR ELITE BOXER PEAK PERFORMANCE

By | 2017-04-24T06:10:45+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Training|

Overview A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, measured different anaerobic biomarkers of 3 boxing teams and evaluated their performance against each other.  The most successful teams and individual boxers from the study had the highest anaerobic capacities.  The study highlights the need for boxers to have well developed anaerobic systems [...]