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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, 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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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 […]