Power Training Articles
Runners World answered What Is Contrast Training—and Can It Make You a Faster Runner? combining a heavy resistance exercise with a lighter plyometric drill, to elicit PAP (post-activation potentiation). The article does a good job at outlining how to pair exercises based on kinematic similarities, however, it does not explain, that athletes need to have a certain strength level to show a PAP response. Which you won’t get from an 8 kg Dumbbell Goblet Squat.
Speed Training Articles
Stack listed 6 Upper-Body Exercises to Help Make You Faster an outline of some upper body drills to support your speed development.
American Football International listed The 10 Best Speed Exercises for Athletes I like the exercise selection, but as in the previous posts from American Football International, very heavily focussed on exercises at the strength side of the force-velocity continuum.
Speed Endurance listed 4 Top Strength Training Type Workouts for Increased Speed how to combine maximum strength, explosive strength, and Plyometrics to develop speed.
Olympic Lifting Articles
Catalystathletics shared Ask Greg: Learning to Actively Pull Under the Bar learning to actively get under the bar during the catch phase of the Olympic Lifts can be a game-changer. Check out Greg’s advice.
The Bar Bend shared Pistol Squat Ultimate Guide: Muscles Worked, Benefits, Exercise Demos, and More what Pistol Squats are, how to execute them, muscular activation and unique benefits of the Pistol Squat.
Silent Mike discussed Best Squat Variation outlining the best Squat variation, which is based on the athlete’s needs. Check it out