Archive for February 23rd, 2013
by Charles Poliquin ~ source
Speed and PowerIf you want to get more powerful and improve your performance, you must be strong. But you must also be able to use that strength with the greatest efficiency. This article will tell you how to do this.
Power is the product of strength times speed. Although building strength and increasing your speed contribute to greater power, an increase in one doesn’t necessarily mean you will produce greater power. Seems confusing, no?
It doesn’t have to be. The development of power requires an understanding of the mechanical and neuromuscular factors that can be trained with programs targeted at moving heavy weights quickly, whether they be barbells in a weight room, or an opponent on a playing field. A new report presented at the 2012 International Conference of Strength Training in Oslo, Norway provides strategies for to help you get more powerful.
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