We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #5 2017

Strength Training Articles

EliteFTS offered A Smarter Approach to Enhancing Athletic Performance an interesting approach to sequence a strength training program, reminds me a bit of the Exos sequence.

Fitness & Power discussed High Reps, Low Reps? Which Rep Scheme Is Best? a good overview of the different adaptations following either a high rep strength training program or a low rep strength training program.

Tony Gentilcore explained What Sport-specific really means outlining the transfer of strength training to sport-specific gains / improvements.

Power Training Articles

Stack shared Try This Kettlebell Exercise to Jump Higher and Sprint Faster how to use the kettlebell swing to improve power development and a great video tutorial of a teaching progression included.

Agility Training Articles

Train Heroic shared a great article on how to improve Athleticism With These 4 Reactive Agility Drills with a good explanation how reactive agility is different to the common practice of agility training and a great video Program Design Principles for High School Athletes: How to Develop Explosive Speed + Agility check it out

Plyometric Training Articles

Muscle & Fitness shared 4 Benefits Of The Box Jump a great article on the benefits of Box Jumps, how to progress Box Jumps and how to include Box Jumps into a Plyometric Training program.

Back Squat, Front Squat, and Overhead Squat Articles 

Stack explained Why Single-Leg Exercises Are Crucial to Building Lower-Body Strength providing good rational and suitable exercise selection. We use single-exercises all the time.

T-Nation offered a Tip: Master the Extreme Range Split Squat a great warm-up or corrective exercise to teach the full range of motion. Check it out

Juggernaut Training Systems discussed the influence of hip structures and Back Squat technique in  Squat School | Hip Structure and Squat Technique, check it out

Deadlift Articles

T-Nation offered a Tip: A Quick Trick for Better Deadlifting a truly good advice, as most people struggle with the correct bar path in the lift-off in a Deadlift, check it out

EliteFTS discussed The Sumo Deadlift — You’re Doing It the Wrong Way a nuanced piece on the Sumo Deadlift and the application to training.

Power Clean, Power Snatch, and Olympic Lifting Articles

Catalystathletics explained how to achieve Stability in the Bottom of the Snatch & Jerk through stretching and mobility work, as well as providing an outline of when to do what.progression.

Aleksey Torokhtiy shared valuable lessons on The SNATCH: Rules & Mistakes / A.TOROKHTIY, check it out