Plyometric Training Articles
The Bar Bend followed up on last weeks guide on Tuck Jumps – Muscles Worked, Video Demo, and Exercise Benefits and offered Tuck Jump Alternatives and outlined viable alternatives, so you can still reap the plyometric benefits.
Stack listed The 5 Keys to Jumping Higher very simple and really good advice! Also, check out How to Increase Your Vertical Jump for more in-depth information.
Speed & Agility Training Articles
Elite Track explained Thoughts on Training Agility for Soccer a good straightforward, analytical and common-sense approach to agility training and agility development, worth reading!
Stack advised Improve These 3 Physical Skills to Sprint Faster which are these 3 skills and how to improve them.
Back Squat and Front Squat Articles
Breaking Muscle explained if there would only be one squat cue, which one would it be in the article My Most Effective Squat Cue
Olympic Lifting Articles
The Bar Bend outlined 3 Phases of Building Successful Weightlifting Athletes what the 3 phases are, how to structure them and why you should consider them.
Breaking Muscle explained the benefits of Olympic Weightlifting: Lifting Fast And Lifting Big why it trains velocity and force at the same time.
Catalystathletics discussed Ask Greg: Can’t Get a Back Arch in the Starting Position how to get into the right start position and how to adjust your posture to get into the right start position.
Highlights of the Week
A few of my athletes Harrie Lavreysen, Jeffrey Hoogland, Shanne Braspennincx and Hetty van der Wouw had a successful weekend at the Track Cycling World Cup in Milton, Canada.
Harrie won the Keirin event and Jeffrey won the individual sprint, check out the picture of the ‘golden boys’ below