27 07, 2017

Developing Strength & Power!

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What is strength & power? Strength is most commonly defined as the highest amount of “force” that can be exerted by the muscles of the body to overcome the most resistance in a single effort. The terms explosive strength and power are used to describe the ability to overcome a resistance with a fast contraction. [...]

26 07, 2017

Calculating the Intensity of your Strength Sessions

By |2019-02-06T14:49:47+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Calculating the Intensity of your Strength Sessions

INOL = Intensity X Number of Lifts Reps / (100 – Intensity) Intensity = Weight lifted as a percentage of your one rep max i.e. 75% This is a simple formula that allows us to measure intensity across sets of different rep ranges. It’s key to understand that the body is not just a machine [...]

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