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Elements of Training, Science in Sports, Tommy's Barbell Club @ Beast

A Detailed Look into Power : the Difference between Strength-Speed and Speed-Strength

Browsing through our blog content or reading different articles on Velocity Based Training you may have encountered the terms strength-speed and speed-strength. Though they sound the same there is a difference between Strength-Speed and Speed-Strength. The first term, Strength-Speed refers to moving relatively heavy loads as fast as you can, The typical speed targets to develop this trait with Beast […]

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Workout Harder or Smarter?

People train for many different reasons, and these reasons point out the difference between a “fitness enthusiast” and an “athlete”. If you train steadily, with diligence, in order to reach goals (not just to vent stress) you must be considered an athlete. One could disagree with my definition, related to training for achieving results, but surely there is something […]

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Elements of Training, Tommy's Barbell Club @ Beast

Why Do You Workout?

As a #WeightroomWarrior, #FitnessEnthusiast, #PowerLifter, #BodyBuilder, #Athlete, or you just train for your health, there is an overwhelming amount information, articles, and experts that can “make you lose weight” or “get huge fast” ecc ecc, you catch my drift. There are many industry experts and even more personal trainers. Everyone has a training method, meal plan, and […]

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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 […]