We spoke with Future Fit Training’s master PT, Mark Laws to discuss the key fundamentals of strength and conditioning to help provide valuable insight into the industry. The article below is written by Mark.
Diet is an important part of any athlete’s regime, proving the fuel required to perform. However diet alone may not always be able to provide everything you need, this may be due to a deficiency you have or the fact that some nutrition you may not be able to take in. That’s where supplements come in. In this article we explore the most beneficial supplements for powerlifters, adapted from Dan Austin and Bryan Mann’s second edition of Powerlifting.
As a coach choosing the right strength training exercises for athletes can be a daunting task with so many options out there: free weights, exercise machines, isometrics, uphill ambulation with an additional load, drop jumps, self-resistance exercises, and so on. In this post, adapted from Science and Practice of Strength Training, we explore the various classes of exercises used for strength enhancement for both beginning and qualified athletes.
Many gym-goers overtrain. Often leaving themselves fatigued/injured. Sound familiar? This article will help you understand the benefits of intentional undertraining.
The RAMP warm-up was developed by Ian Jeffreys, it has proven to be the most effective warm-up for athletes and is used by many elite coaches around the world.
This article is a live case study, of a ‘trained athlete’ carrying out prescribed exercises and timing from the scientifically proven Modified Linear Periodised Programme for Loading. Taken from Brad Schoenfeld’s book Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy. Schoenfeld is considered by many to be the strength and hypertrophy specialist.
The gym can be a scary place if you don’t know what you’re doing. So, what are the different types of strength and power training and which is best for you?
Whether you’re looking to strengthen muscle or tone up, these resistance band exercises for shoulders and back from Nick Tumminello will help do the trick.