Variable resistance training: Adding a link to the chain!

Strength training has been a staple part of any athlete’s training program for years and there are many variations that can be applied to standard strength training scenarios to capitalize on building strength. Where strength training can sometimes be seen as one dimensional, efforts to expand on this training to a multidimensional development of strength, power and speed have instigated the...Read more

Developing Fast Twitch Muscle Fibers

As athletes train they are constantly thinking of new ways to build more muscle to improve their performance, but are they taking into consideration what type of muscle they should be developing? Skeletal muscle actually consist of two different types; slow twitch (ST) and fast twitch (FT). As their names suggest FT muscle fibers contract at a much faster speed (40-60 milliseconds compared to 110...Read more