Strength Development

What is Speed Strength?
What is Speed Strength?

What is speed strength? This term serves a specific purpose in competitive functional fitness. It is important for coaches to develop an...

by Stephen Sizer

What is Absolute Speed?
What is Absolute Speed?

Absolute speed is a simple concept, it is the ability to access the full potential of speed. Football Coaches and Scouts are testing...

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How Competitive Functional Fitness is Disrupting the Strength Continuum
How Competitive Functional Fitness is Disrupting the Strength Continuum

Absolute speed and speed strength are unique areas of the Strength Continuum because of their sport-specific nature. The front-end of the...

by Stephen Sizer

The Difference Between Relative Strength Vs. Absolute Strength
The Difference Between Relative Strength Vs. Absolute Strength

Developing better strength is often a recurring goal of fitness clients. The domain of what encompasses strength training is quite broad....

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Why Absolute Strength Training is Critical For Your Clients
Why Absolute Strength Training is Critical For Your Clients

Inside the strength continuum, absolute strength training forms the foundation by which the other aspects of the strength continuum...

by Stephen Sizer

What is Absolute Strength?
What is Absolute Strength?

Developing a client’s absolute strength is critical to their long-term physical development in relation to their overall goals. This is...

by Stephen Sizer

How to Integrate Barbell Cycling into Mixed Aerobic Work
How to Integrate Barbell Cycling into Mixed Aerobic Work

In order to ‘cycle’ or move loads and barbells quickly, your clients need to learn how to make complex contractions ‘aerobic’ in...

by Stephen Sizer

How to Improve Your Clients Olympic Lifting Technique in Program Design
How to Improve Your Clients Olympic Lifting Technique in Program Design

Due to the complex nature of Olympic lifts, clients need to perform aspects of the movement to help build it from the ground up, or top...

by Stephen Sizer

What Are Strength Speed Contractions?
What Are Strength Speed Contractions?

In your studies as a professional fitness coach, you’ve likely come across the Strength Continuum. The Strength Continuum provides a...

by Stephen Sizer

How the Sled Can be Used For Effective Power Training
How the Sled Can be Used For Effective Power Training

Do you want to increase power? The sled or prowler can be used for effective power training. However, there are two prerequisites to its...

by Stephen Sizer


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