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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 […]

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Explosive Training : a guide to understand Rate of Force Development and how to increase it

Rate of force development (RFD) is merely a change in force with time. The change in force over time can be expressed either as an equation: difference of Force / difference of time between two given instants or plotted on a graph with F on the y-axis and t on the x-axis. Therefore it is the slope of the Force Time curve. […]