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Maximising Athletic Performance: Understanding Maximal vs. Rate of Force Production

Maximising Athletic Performance: Understanding Maximal vs. Rate of Force Production

Introduction Force production, the essential ability to generate muscular force, is a core component of virtually every athletic endeavour. It is what propels a sprinter off the blocks, powers a weightlifter through a snatch, and drives a swimmer through the water. This blog post discusses two critical aspects of force production: maximal force production and […]

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Aspiring to be a Better Version of Ourselves or a More Fully Developed Human Being

The Human Potential Movement and Multiple Intelligences In the human potential movement, a number of key questions arise that define what this concept is all about:  “What are the limits of human ability, the boundaries of the human experience? What does it mean to be a human being?” The theory/movement was spawned in 1961 by

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Integrating Strength and Power Training for Optimal Client Results

The vast realm of fitness is fueled by constant advancements and deeper insights into how our bodies respond to various forms of exercise. One critical aspect that personal trainers continually navigate is the intelligent cycling between different training modalities to elicit the best possible results for their clients. This article delves into the art and

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Progressing from Stable to Unstable: A Key Strategy for Fitness Success

The journey to achieving fitness goals is an ongoing process of growth and improvement. One crucial strategy for making progress and attaining long-term success in fitness is through the concept of progression. In particular, transitioning from stable to unstable exercises can provide numerous benefits and challenge your body in new and exciting ways. By understanding

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