The Relationship Between Force and Velocity in Training

Force and velocity exist in a curvilinear relationship. Maximum force is your ultimate strength, and this is represented best by a 1RM. Max velocity is your absolute highest speed, and that’s your sprinting ability expressed in meters per second. That’s the simple part. What makes these things interesting, and perhaps more complicated, is that while they are separate entities in…

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Knee-dominant Versus Hip-dominant Athletes

Are you a knee-dominant or a hip-dominant athlete? What’s the difference and what does that really mean for your performance capacities? These are the things we are going to discuss today. The world of sport science keeps evolving and we get so much great and useful information from researchers and thought leaders alike. One popular area of interest is in…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a quick message to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. I appreciate you and thanks so much for being a part of The Lifetime Athlete community.  This week on the podcast, PK & I had a great discussion revolving around Thankful Thoughts. We talked about the state of human performance today and how coaching, training, and reconditioning have really entered…

Periodized Training

The concept of periodization in training has many applications. Dividing training into definitive periods allows for concentration of effort and potentially greater adaptations. This type of purpose-driven training is usually influenced by the sport seasons and athletic goals of the participants. Like I always say, movement is an umbrella under which activity and exercise training reside. General daily activity is…

Things to Know About Online Training

The title is self-explanatory. Finding ways to keep your training effective, and stay connected with your peers, is what this post is all about. I love gyms and athletic facilities. I love face-to-face coaching. I love team and group workouts and competitions. But those situations aren’t as easy to facilitate these days. The most obvious reason is the ongoing coronavirus…