We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #10 2017
Strength Training Articles
Stack advised Perform These Lifts to Improve Your Lateral Quickness and Agility explaining the application of strength training for improved agility and quickness.
Bodybuilding.com explained why you should Stop Maxing Out! Lift This Way Instead claiming to have dedicated maxing moments in the year and the rest of the time you should follow a program that varies repetitions and intensities, depending on the training goal.
Elite FTS outlined Three Hypertrophy Waves to Use If You’re Stuck on Progressive Overload a really good application of the overload principle showcased on different examples.
California Strength shared Mobility For Athletes: Hip Opening Adductor Stretch outlining a good stretch to open up the hip, check it out
Power Training Articles
T-Nation offered a Tip: Snatch Jump for Power a good exercise variation for Power Development, ideally done with loads of 20 – 50% 1RM of the Snatch, as it is a ballistic effort. For more information on Power Training check out
Check out the Snatch Jump video
Plyometric Training Articles
Train Heroic discussed Will Eccentrics and Plyometrics Improve Tendon Stiffness? Here’s What The New Research Is Telling Us concluding interestingly, that strength training leads to greater adaptations of tendon stiffness than Plyometric Training.
If you missed part 1, check out here
If you missed part 2, check out here
If you missed part 3, check it out here
If you missed part 4, check it out here
Meghan Callaway explained There Is No Written Rule That You MUST Deadlift From The Floor. Here is A Fantastic Variation That Will Help Strengthen And Build Your Backside demonstrating a good Deadlift variation and a great outline of Deadlift coaching tips and coaching cues. Check out the video
Men’s Fitness discussed High-bar squats vs. low-bar squats: What’s the difference? offering a few good tips, when to use the high-bar Back Squat and when to use the low-bar Back Squat.
Stronger By Science looks at the squat stance and different muscular activation with different squat stances Are Close Stance Squats Really More Quad-Dominant?
Power Clean, Power Snatch, and Olympic Lifting Articles
California Strength outlined Setting Goals For Your Next Weightlifting Competition an interesting approach of using goals for different categories.
Highlight of the week
We had a few more and impressive PB’s last week
Check out some impressions.
BMX rider from the national development team Koen van der Wijst Cleaning 145 kg
and a new 180 kg Back Squat PB
BMX rider from the national development team Justin Kimman Cleaning 145 kg
Back Squatting 170 kg
and Snatching 92.5 kg
BMX Junior World Champion 2016 Ruby Huisman Back Squatting 100 kg
and Overhead Squatting 75 kg
Also, check out the PB’s from the week before