Power In today's Movement post- I want to give some pointers on how to start incorporating some low level POWER work into your training routines. Everyone knows the benefits of conditioning and strength work, but a piece that often gets left out is power. Power can be defined as "work per unit of time" in Science and Practice of Strength Training. Another way to think of it is expressing force development in an explosive manner. To achieve this- we have to blend strength a
Today is all about MOVEMENT, specifically the benefits associated with being aerobically fit. I'm assuming a lot of people reading this love to crush weights, push there bodies hard with some heavy duty intervals (HIIT), and may occasionally forget their long run or their 5k row they had scheduled. I've been there plenty of times of myself, however recently have been trying to incorporate more low and high intensity aerobic work into my training week for a few reasons... 1.
MNMR Monday- Nutrition Now, before I start let me just say I am obviously no nutritionist or dietician, so don't hold your breathe for anything astounding in terms of hidden gems. A lot of my thoughts on nutrition are pretty simple and basic in nature. However, most of us don't even have the basics down, so I think it is worthwhile to spend some time speaking on the importance of the simple things. While we could jump right in and talk about food intake, I'd like to spend t
In this article I detail a few different aspects of power. First I talk about what the force-velocity curve is, the benefits of training based on the curve, and how to train all along the spectrum. Next I talk about and how training power will increase performance and decrease injury potential. Finally I relate all of this back to how incorporating power into an everyday person's program will benefit them. This article was originally posted on my buddy Jesse McMeekin's site