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Science in Sports

STATS AND DATA

Every day people ask me if strength trackers are really useful, and what are the effects of their implementation in daily training sessions and over time. I usually talk about my experience as an athlete and trainer, on how I use Beast and the results I have reached. But I understand that the case of a […]

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Science in Sports

Rest, don’t quit.

Various training schemes and protocols have been made across time. Every day coaches, athletes, bloggers and fitness enthusiasts post workouts about strength or power development, weight loss, core strength, rehab and so on. Few of them talk about RESTORATION TIME, even if it is one of the most critical component in physical preparation. Often times, […]

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Elements of Training, Science in Sports

Speedy Adjustments for Optimal Training Conditions

In our last article “Velocity vs. Percentage Based Training” we talked about the advantages of using Velocity for setting and programming your training session. As said, Velocity can be used as a thermometer of the state of fitness of an athlete, thanks to its stable relationship with the relative intensity of the concentric phase of […]