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This page is an evergrowing library of sports science and strength & conditioning infographics. Chain Resistance Training https://www.instagram.com/p/Bov0OrNF5U_/?taken-by=scienceforsport Chain Resistance Training Chain resistance training involves adding heavy chains to your lift, generally at the [...]

Article recommendations week #47 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #47 2018 Strength Training Articles Men's Health listed the benefits of wave loading in the article How to Trick Your Brain Into Lifting Heavier Weights including examples [...]

Article recommendations week #46 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #46 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: 5 Minutes to Rotational Strength, what rotational strength is, the importance of rotational strength and how to best train [...]

Article recommendations week #45 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #45 2018 Strength Training Articles Broscience discussed Back-Off Sets: A Better Way to Build Muscle? outlining what back-off sets are, how to incorporate them into the training [...]

Article recommendations week #44 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #44 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack explained Why Classic Pyramid Sets Suck for Strength Gains (and What to Do Instead) a very logical outline of the disadvantages of [...]

Article recommendations week #43 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #43 2018 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend listed The 8 Most Common Bench Press Form Mistakes, the most common mistakes and how to correct them. Complementary Training compared High [...]

Article recommendations week #42 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #42 2018 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power listed 8 Tests Every Lifter Should Be Able to Pass a selection of achievable strength standards. Elite FTS outlined Grow Your [...]

Article recommendations week #41 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #41 2018Strength Training ArticlesT-Nation listed The 7 Simple Muscle-Building Habits as the title suggest, simple habits, not easy, but simple, and you should take them to heart.Jeff Nippardbusted 10 Fitness [...]

Article recommendations week #40 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #40 2018 Strength Training Articles Power Athlete HQ explained why Stretching Is Overrated: Quick Hits outlining a few arguments why stretching isn't necessary and what to do instead. [...]

Article recommendations week #39 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #39 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: 4 Simple Ways to Build a Stronger Grip grip-strength can be a limiting factor for heavy pulls. This article offers [...]

Article recommendations week #38 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #38 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: Science Reveals the Best Workout Split presenting a study comparing different split routines and full-body routines on muscular hypertrophy. Tony [...]

Article recommendations week #37 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #37 2018 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS explained Strategic Variation: The Misunderstood Key to Long-Term Growth, what strategic variation is, and what not, how often to vary, the [...]

Article recommendations week #36 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #36 2018 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS shared Max Effort and Dynamic Effort Programming, the benefits of max effort programming and dynamic effort programming, and example training templates [...]

Article recommendations week #35 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #35 2018 Strength Training Articles Bayesian Bodybuilding published New science on the optimal training volume: extreme training for extreme gains? presenting some recent studies on training volume [...]

Article recommendations week #34 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #34 2018 Strength Training Articles Simplifaster discussed Muscle Growth and Strength Training for Sports: How Much and for How Long? a really interesting article about the different timelines for muscular [...]

Article recommendations week #33 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #33 2018 Strength Training Articles Men's Health listed 5 Tips For Max Strength From One of CrossFit's Strongest Men nothing new, still often forgotten. Breaking Muscle compared HIIT Versus [...]

Why are Power Snatches so hard?

Let’s face it, if executed correctly, the Power Snatch looks so easy and effortless, just poetry in motion. However, if you don’t fully dominate the technique and give it a go you might be surprised [...]

Article recommendations week #32 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #32 2018 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS listed 3 Scientific Theories Behind Blood Flow Restriction Training what blood flow restriction is, and what it can do for you. [...]

Article recommendations week #31 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #31 2018 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle explained why Muscle Confusion Is Stupid - Strategic Variation Is Smart almost everyone who has ever heard anything about lifting weights knows [...]

How Plyometrics build muscle in 3 steps

You have asked yourself how Plyometrics build muscle? Let me take it away, plyometrics won’t build muscle mass directly, however, if you understand the adaptations that follow the plyometric training and the adaptations needed for [...]

Article recommendations week #30 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #30 2018 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power showed how to Sprint your way towards single-digit body fat percentage with high-intensity exercises by outlining the benefits of [...]

Article recommendations week #29 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #29 2018 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com outlined Bench Press Biomechanics: Complete Guide to the Bench Press, from the right grip, grip width, elbow position, feet positioning, back positioning [...]

What does the Front Squat do

The Front Squat is hard no doubt, is it really worth putting time and effort into it? And you ask yourself ‘What does the Front Squat do for you?’ Read on, this article discusses What [...]

Article recommendations week #28 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #28 2018 Strength Training Articles Omar Issuf discussed Best Training Split To Build Muscle, comparing a study with a 5 time per week training split program vs a full [...]

Article recommendations week #27 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #27 2018 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit discussed Women Vs Men should they Train the Same Way? outlining the physiological differences between the genders, looking at muscle growth rates [...]

Article recommendations week #26 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #26 2018 Strength Training Articles If you only had 6 exercises, what would you do? Fitness & Power answered this question in the article Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Golden Six’ [...]

Article recommendations week #25 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #25 2018 Strength Training Articles Athlon Sport explained how to Get in fighting shape with tips from the UFC Performance Institute a simple, straight-forward outline why an [...]

Article recommendations week #24 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #24 2018 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power outlined one of the most fundamental principles of building muscle mass Lift Big to Get Big I believe, if people [...]

Why is strength training important for athletes?

Why is strength training important for athletes? I have heard this question countless times in my career as a Strength & Conditioning coach from the athletes themselves, coaches, parents and whoever is involved in [...]

Article recommendations week #23 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #23 2018 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle explained the Optimal Frequency Training For Hypertrophy an interesting approach to plan and train each muscle group depending on the [...]

Article recommendations week #22 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #22 2018 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend shared 3 Tactical Methods Strength Athletes Can Use to Have More Fun Training simple, yet effective tips. Upper Body Dynamic Warm-Up – [...]

Article recommendations week #21 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #21 2018 Strength Training Articles Men's Health listed 6 Top Trainers Share Their Mental Strength Hacks to Push Through Obstacles, an interesting read, some hacks seem to be [...]

Article recommendations week #20 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #20 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: Training Frequency and Volume a thought-provoking piece discussing what is more important, volume or frequency. Simplifaster listed Top 20 Hacks for [...]

Article recommendations week #19 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #19 2018 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit listed 3 Signs Your Workout Plan Isn't Working (Beginner's Guide), reasons why your program might not work for you and what you can [...]

How to improve Power Training

Power is the name of the game in most sports, but how to improve your power? And how to improve power training, are questions that stand out. This article and video discusses How to improve [...]

Article recommendations week #18 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #18 2018 Strength Training Articles The Strength Sensei explained The Best Training Program Doesn’t Exist a great article going beyond the usual training discussion, but definitely worth reading [...]

Article recommendations week #17 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #17 2018 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend outlined Barbell Shoulder Press & Military Press – Muscles Worked, Benefits, and Sport Considerations the unique benefits of the Shoulder [...]

What is an RM Back Squat?

Have you read a training program, which prescribes a 1 RM Back Squat or 5 RM Back Squat and asked yourself 'What is an RM Back Squat?' This article and video discusses What is an [...]

Article recommendations week #16 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #16 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: Hip Mobility & Strength for Hardcore Lifters a great outline, why hip mobility is important and a good selection [...]

Article recommendations week #15 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #15 2018 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend shared Rep Ranges for Strength, Hypertrophy, and Cutting outlining the different rep ranges for different training goals, as well as providing guidelines [...]

How many reps for Plyometrics?

How many reps for Plyometrics should you do? You might have read 3 * 10 or sometimes 3 * 20, what is the ideal number for a plyometric training? This article and video discusses How [...]

Article recommendations week #14 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #14 2018 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle demonstrated how to apply the concept of periodization to maximize muscle growth and outlined specific examples in the article Muscle [...]

Article recommendations week #13 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #13 2018 Strength Training Articles The Poliquin Group listed Five Excellent Reasons To Train For Functional Hypertrophy what functional hypertrophy is and what it can do for you. The [...]

Article recommendations week #12 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #12 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack Mechanical explained how to get stronger and build muscle mass through the use of Drop Sets: Your Secret to Crushing Heavier Weight [...]

Article recommendations week #11 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #11 2018 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com shared Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Do I Find My Best Bench-Press Grip? the differences between a wide-grip vs a close-grip, [...]

Article recommendations week #10 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #10 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack explained How to Use 'Giant Sets' for Massive Results Inside the Weight Room defining what giant sets are, the benefits of giant [...]

Article recommendations week #9 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #9 2018 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS discussed the ever-recurring question Does Muscle Turn into Fat? by looking at the different cells and their function and concluding, why [...]

Article recommendations week #8 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #8 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack explained How to Fix 2 Big Mistakes Athletes Make With High-Intensity Interval Training what the biggest mistakes are and how to [...]

Article recommendations week #7 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #7 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack listed 2 Essential Factors Athletes Cannot Ignore About Workout Recovery outlining the importance of active and passive recovery, as well as the [...]

Article recommendations week #6 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #6 2018 Strength Training Articles Stack listed 4 Smart Ways to Progress Your Training When You Can't Add More Weight the title says it all, different options to [...]

How to do a Hang Power Clean

The Hang Power Clean can be a valuable alternative for those who have difficulties performing the Power Clean. But how to do a Hang Power Clean? What are the key points of the Hang Power [...]

Article recommendations week #5 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #5 2018 Strength Training Articles T-Nation listed The 9 Metrics of Muscle Gain what metrics you really need to look at when you want to gain muscle mass. [...]

Article recommendations week #4 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #4 2018 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle discussed how to determine the right training frequency for each body part in the article Unravelling The Mysteries Of Training Frequency [...]

Article recommendations week #3 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles of week #3 2018 Strength Training Articles Men's Fitness listed 10 ways you're sabotaging your workouts—and how to fix them a great selection, I would argue 3 & 4 are debatable. [...]

Article recommendations week #2 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles of week #2 2018 Strength Training Articles Muscle & Fitness listed 10 Tips To Train Smarter For Bigger, Better Gains good and solid tips, I definitely like tip number [...]

Article recommendations week #1 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles of week #1 2018 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS presented a 9-Week Strength and Fat Loss Program for the New Year provides a step-by-step training plan for 9 weeks outlining [...]

How to build muscles with Plyometrics?

Plyometrics are around for decades now and athletes have used Plyometric Training to improve speed and explosiveness for years. It seems that Plyometrics has had a revival in recent years as a popular training method [...]

Article recommendations week #52 2017

The year 2017 comes to an end and I have reflected on my 2017 in the article Best Of 2017 outlining the best articles, best videos, best training impressions and sporting highlights of 2017. Here [...]

Best Articles & Videos of 2017

It has been a great journey since I started this Website mid-2016 and the feedback and support have been excellent, thank you! This post is a summary of the Best Of 2017 Best of collections [...]

Article recommendations week #51 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #51 2017 Strength Training Articles Catalystathletics explained How to Pick the Right Warm-up Weights outlining common mistakes in the warm-up for bigger [...]

Article recommendations week #50 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #50 2017 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle shared The Ultimate Guide To Muscle Gain And Hypertrophy from the underlying physiology over training principles to [...]

Article recommendations week #49 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #49 2017 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com listed 3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength 3 ways to trick your nervous system [...]

Article recommendations week #48 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #48 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness and Power explained How to Get Ripped For Summer simple and straightforward advice, what I really [...]

What is a Hang Power Clean

Do you ask yourself ‘What is a Hang Power Clean?’ and ‘What is the difference between a Hang Power Clean and a Power Clean?’ Are those two different exercises? The answer to those questions is [...]

Article recommendations week #47 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #47 2017 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared A Fatal Mistake in Size Training discussing the optimal sequencing order of training cycles for [...]

How to do Power Training

‘How to do Power Training?’ Is a question that gets asked very often and there seems to be a lot of confusion what Power Training is and how to perform an effective Power Training. This [...]

Article recommendations week #46 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #46 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit discussed Can You Turn Fat Into Muscle? an evergreen-discussion, with the short answer 'No', however, this [...]

Article recommendations week #45 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #45 2017 Strength Training Articles Life Hacker explained How To Get Personal Training Sessions For Free as part of their evil week, [...]

Article recommendations week #44 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #44 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit discussed 5 Fitness Mistakes You Should Avoid, very simple to follow advice, I can fully [...]

Article recommendations week #43 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #43 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit discussed what the scientific literature says about the highly debated topic Light Weights Vs [...]

Article recommendations week #42 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #42 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power listed 11 Tips on How to Build Muscle, Get Shredded and Get Results simple [...]

How often Front Squat

How often you should train the Front Squat depends on your training goal. There is no one answer. In this article you learn How often Front Squat for Strength and Power How often Front Squat [...]

Article recommendations week #41 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #41 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power outlined How to Bench Press More Weight by following 3 simple pieces of advice, [...]

Article recommendations week #40 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #40 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit shared their thought on What Makes a Good Personal Trainer? (Top 5 Traits), I definitely [...]

How to do a Low Bar Back Squat

Who is the greatest athlete of all time? If you ask this question to 10 people, you would get a heated discussion on agreeing, who is the GOAT, right? By the way, I also have a [...]

Article recommendations week #39 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #39 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit provided 5 Muscle Building Tips For Beginners, good and useful advice. Check it out [...]

Article recommendations week #38 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #38 2017 Strength Training Articles Stack did round-up and asked 4 Strength Coaches Provide Their Favorite Conditioning Drills to Help You [...]

Article recommendations week #37 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #37 2017 Strength Training Articles Bonvec Strength explained how to get a bigger Bench Press in 2 parts 10 Keys to [...]

What day to do a Power Snatch?

There could be different intentions behind the question ‘What day to do a Power Snatch?’ The question could be, where to fit it into a split training routine? Should the Power Snatch be trained on [...]

Article recommendations week #36 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #36 2017 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com and the Buff Dudes listed Top 5 Exercises for Core Strength, it looks like after 20 years [...]

How many Days a Week should I Power Clean?

What is the right training frequency for the Power Clean, or better ‘How many days a week should I Power Clean?’ is a question I get asked frequently. Whilst there is no one answer, there [...]

Article recommendations week #35 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #35 2017 Strength Training Articles Picture Fit discussed How Long Should You REST Between SETS? Using current research and meta-review, concluding a [...]

What is a Front Squat

What is the Front Squat exercise? The word ‘front’ in the Front Squat refers to the barbell position, which is on the Front of your shoulders. But there is more to know than just the [...]

Article recommendations week #34 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #34 2017 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: The 20 Reps Method for Strength an interesting approach to using a combination of [...]

Why is the Overhead Squat so hard?

Have you seen a crappy Overhead Squat? I have seen enough. Have you seen the heels coming off the floor during the Overhead Squat? Or the athlete holding the bar literally in front of the [...]

Article recommendations week #33 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #33 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness and Power outlined 3 Full Body Workouts For Fat Loss a selection of workout examples, suited for [...]

Why High Bar Back Squats?

Why High Bar Back Squats are superior if you want to build mass and or strength? Not many discussions in the world of strength training experts are as heated as the discussion of High Bar [...]

Article recommendations week #32 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #32 2017 Strength Training Articles Stack explained Why You Shouldn't Structure Your Workouts Like a Bodybuilder and provides planning alternatives and examples. [...]

Article recommendations week #31 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #31 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness and Power explained How Many Reps You Need to Do to Build Muscle? looking at [...]

What day to do Power Cleans?

Do you want to add Power Cleans to your strength training workout? But you are unsure what day to do Power Cleans? Should it be on Leg Day, Back Day or when to do Power [...]

Article recommendations week #30 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #30 2017 Strength Training Articles Want to naturally increase your own GH (growth hormone) production? Check out T-Nation's article Tip: Increase Growth [...]

How much should I Front Squat

Have you heard, that the Front Squat is one of the best exercises to put some muscles on the quads and to develop leg strength? But you ask yourself ‘How much should I Front Squat?’ [...]

Article recommendations week #29 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #29 2017 Strength Training Articles Broscience outlined Top 8 Exercises You Need To Master For Massive Muscle Growth not only the most [...]

Why Overhead Squats?

The Overhead Squat looks impressive, doesn’t it? However, once you have tried it yourself, you realize the Overhead Squat is quite difficult to perform. In addition to that, you have to sacrifice quite a bit [...]

Article recommendations week #28 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #28 2017 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com explained Don't Do High-Rep Squats, Deads, And Bench! Do These Instead why Squats, Deadlift and Bench Press [...]

Article recommendations week #27 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #27 2017 Strength Training Articles Train Heroic listed 11 Essential Rules Of Athletic Program Design a really great post on the essential considerations [...]

Article recommendations week #26 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #26 2017 Strength Training Articles PictureFit asked Is Foam Rolling Worth It? collating some research on the topic and presenting some really [...]

Article recommendations week #25 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #25 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power explained The Science of Building Muscle (Part 1) discussing the relationship between strength [...]

Article recommendations week #24 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #24 2017 Strength Training Articles PictureFit compared Normal Sets VS Drop Set looking at a recent study. The results? Normal sets if [...]

Article recommendations week #23 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #23 2017 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com shared The 10 Laws Of Muscle Building an outline for everyone who wants to gain muscle [...]

Article recommendations week #22 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #22 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power revealed 4 Simple “Hacks” That Will Help You Lift Bigger Weights Instantly some [...]

Why Low Bar Back Squat?

Why Low Bar Back Squat or what are the Low Bar Squat benefits? This question usually arises after the consideration whether a High Bar Squat is better than a Low Bar Squat. Whilst there is [...]

Article recommendations week #21 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #21 2017 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend explained How to Use Resistance Bands to Increase Strength, Power, and 1-RMs a truly great [...]

Article recommendations week #20 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #20 2017 Strength Training Articles Fitness & Power outlined The 7 Basic Exercises For Building Brute Strength a good article with a [...]

How to do a Front Squat

If you want to build strength and size in your lower body, Front Squats are a game-changer. However, if you haven’t done any Front Squatting yet, you ask yourself ‘How to do a Front Squat?’ [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Power Cleans

With Crossfit taking over the world, the Power Clean (and other Olympic Lifts) have gained a lot of popularity in the last years. There are still a few questions and misconceptions revolving around the Power [...]

Article recommendations week #19 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #19 2017 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle shared The Teenager's Guide To Building Muscle good and solid advice not only for teenagers. Risk [...]

What Is A High Bar Back Squat?

If you're looking to improve your Back Squat and you dig a little bit deeper into the topic you will soon find people discussing High Bar Back Squat vs Low Bar Back Squat and you [...]

Article recommendations week #18 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #18 2017 Strength Training Articles EliteFTS offered an interesting way to quantify and monitor your resistance training in the article Engineering [...]

Article recommendations week #17 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #17 2017 Strength Training Articles Broscience outlined 7 Tips For Maximum Focus and Motivation not only applicable to training and lifting. How [...]

Article recommendations week #16 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #16 2017 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle shared Resistance Training Is Amazing For Your Heart outlining the benefits of resistance training on [...]

Why Front Squat

Why Front Squat and not Back Squat? Is a question I have received many times from my athletes. Whilst we have Front Squat and Back Squats as a cornerstone strength exercise in our strength training [...]

Article recommendations week #15 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #15 2017 Strength Training Articles T-Nation shared a Tip: The Scientific Reason Women Need to Go Heavy challenging conventional wisdom on how [...]

What Is A Low Bar Back Squat?

Did you ask yourself 'What is Low Bar Back Squat?' and wondered, what is the difference between a Low Bar Squat and a Squat? This video and article discuss: What is a Low Bar Back [...]

Article recommendations week #14 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #14 2017 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle outlines The Minimalist Guide To Lifting a great piece on what is important and helping [...]

Article recommendations week #13 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #13 2017 Strength Training Articles The Bar Bend discussed Split Squat vs Lunge vs Step Up — What Are the Differences? defining the [...]

Article recommendations week #12 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #12 2017 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS shared How Do You Periodize Intensity Techniques? a solid piece on the different intensity techniques and how to [...]

Article recommendations week #11 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #11 2017 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS shared WATCH: Nate Harvey — Training and Coaching with the Conjugate Method, an outline how to [...]

Article recommendations week #10 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #10 2017 Strength Training Articles T-Nation offered a Tip: Is Your Phone Wrecking Your Workout? presenting interesting findings on the use of [...]

Article recommendations week #9 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #9 2017 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle outlined important considerations for a morning strength workout in Get It Done Early: A Morning Workout [...]

Article recommendations week #8 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #8 2017 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS explained how to Apply the 80/20 Principle to Powerlifting a great explanation of the Pareto [...]

How many days a week should I Power Snatch

Do you want to maximize the weight you can Power Snatch? It’s obvious, that if you want to become better and stronger at the Power Snatch you need to practice the Power Snatch frequently. It’s [...]

Article recommendations week #7 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #7 2017 Strength Training Articles The Strength Sensei explained Strength Training Made Simple – The 5 Principles For Pencil Pushers a great [...]

Article recommendations week #6 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #6 2017 Strength Training Articles Coach Mag published Strength Training: 7 Essential Barbell Moves To Get Stronger Great article, how to include [...]

Why Power Training

You might have heard, that sports require the athlete to be powerful, rather than strong. Why is that? Why is Power Training important? And what are the adaptations you can expect from a Power Training Program? [...]

Article recommendations week #5 2017

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 [...]

Article recommendations week #4 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #4 2017 Strength Training Articles Strength Made Simple outlined Best Sets & Reps For Strength an overview of different set & rep [...]

How much should I Power Snatch

The Power Snatch is a highly valuable strength and power exercise, that should be part of every strength training program or power training program aimed to improve sports performance. The question stands out ‘How much [...]

Article recommendations week #3 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #3 2017 Strength Training Articles Muscle & Fitness shared a video of a Russian Lifter Does Insane Turkish Get-Up check out the [...]

How often should I do Power Cleans?

Have you asked yourself, 'How often should I do Power Clean to reap the Power Clean benefits?' How often you should do Power Cleans depends on your training goal. This article and video discusses How [...]

Article recommendations week #2 2017

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #2 2017 Strength Training Articles The Chicago Now published an awesome article about the relation between teaching and strength training and [...]

How to build a Jump Box for Plyometrics

Box jumps are one of the most popular plyometric exercises, but also one of the most controversial plyometric training exercises. Box jumps offer some benefits that other plyometric drills don’t offer, therefore the question ‘How [...]

Article recommendations week #1 2017

Happy New Year and an awesome 2017! We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #1 2017 Strength Training Articles There is no better way to start off the [...]

Back Squat 90 kg for3 reps Janne Tiktak

Back Squatting 90 kg for 3 reps Janne Tiktak Janne Tiktak track cyclist from the development team performing a Back Squat with 90 kg for 3 repetitions.   More information on the Back Squat: [...]

Best Strength Training Videos 2016

Best Strength Training Videos 2016 Following up on the article Best Strength Training Articles 2016 here the Best Strength Training Videos from 2016. These videos are snapshots from our strength training sessions throughout the whole [...]

Article recommendations week #52 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #52 2016 Best Articles of 2016 Since it is the end of the year, quite a few people have made the [...]

Best Strength Training Articles 2016

  Best Strength Training Articles 2016 It has been a great journey since I started this Website early this year and the feedback so far is excellent - thanks everyone! The best strength [...]

How much Strength Training is too much

In the early 16th century the german-swiss philosopher Paracelsus  said  ‘dosis sola venenum facit’, which can be translated as The dose makes the poison While Paracelsus probably didn’t think very much about strength training, [...]

Back Squat 140kg Nils van’t Hoenderdaal

Back Squatting with 140 kg Nils van't Hoenderdaal Olympian Nils van't Hoenderdaal,  European Champion track cycling 2015 in the team sprint and runner-up at the World Championships track cycling 2016 in the team sprint [...]

Article recommendations week #51 2016

When I was working for the British Tennis Association I had the chance to not only meet Dailey Thompson, but also speak to him. For those who don't know who Dailey Thompson is, he was [...]

How to improve the Overhead Squat?

Now that you have mastered the basic Overhead Squat technique,  you ask yourself ‘How to improve the Overhead Squat?’ The Overhead Squat has gained a lot of popularity in recent years and there is merit [...]

Strength Training Workout Impressions

Strength Training Workout Training impressions from our Strength Training Workout Power Clean & Front Squat Bulgarian Split Squat DB Push Up & Row SL Back Extensions Barbell Rollouts Featuring Jelle van Gorkom Twan [...]

Clean / Power Clean Twan van Gendt 147.5kg

This video shows Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London and Olympian 2016 in Rio performing a Clean / Power Clean with 147.5kg as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

Article recommendations week #50 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #50 2016 Strength Training Articles Power Athlete HQ shared a great piece on The Importance Of Sleep For Performance explaining why sleep [...]

How much should I be able to Front Squat

Have you started Front Squatting yet? Very often athletes who start adding the Front Squat to their strength training programs start asking the question ‘How much should I be able to Front Squat?’ Very often [...]

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Have you ever asked yourself How often should I Back Squat? If so, you have probably have heard answers ranging from Squat Every Day to Squat every 10 days. So what do you do? There [...]

Article recommendations week #48 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #48 2016 Strength Training Articles Elite FTS shared S&C Meeting of the Minds — History, Athlete Development, and In-Season/Off-Season Goals university S & C [...]

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We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #47 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle offers Your 1RM Present: A 4-Week End Of Year Strength Program gifting you a 4 week [...]

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Article recommendations week #46 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #46 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle explained Elite Athletes May Have Brains That Match Their Bodies explaining the connection between cognitive performance and [...]

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Want to run faster, hit harder, jump higher and become more powerful? You asked yourself ‘Why does Weight Training improve Power?’ On first sight, it might seem counter-intuitive you lift something heavy, that also doesn’t [...]

Article recommendations week #45 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #45 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle explained How Sports Performance Can Fix Functional Training a great article challenging the idea of functional training [...]

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Have you ever tried to do a Power Snatch? Even though the movement looks so smooth and simple, it is difficult to execute. So, how to do a Power Snatch? In my opinion, everyone can [...]

Article recommendations week #44 2016

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Back Squat 190kg Jelle van Gorkom

Back Squatting with 190 kg Jelle van Gorkom This video shows Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, silver medallist at the Rio Olympics 2016, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015 performing a [...]

Article recommendations week #43 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #43 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle explained how to Find the Right Strength Program for You some solid advice what to look out [...]

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What Muscles Do Overhead Squats Work?

Have you heard the Overhead Squat is one of the best movements you can do to improve athletic performance? And looking at the complex movement of the Overhead Squat you also might have asked yourself is [...]

Article recommendations week #42 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #42 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle started an interesting discussion on The Dark Side of Mindfulness and a great article on programming The Anatomy of [...]

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Are you currently Front Squatting and know the feeling of being under the bar and the bar just pushes you into the ground and you feel like you can do anything against it? [...]

Power Clean 120kg Jelle van Gorkom

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Article recommendations week #41 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #41 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle published Developing My Athletes' Competitive Fervor another good article from coach Takano on how to develop and [...]

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What Power Snatches Do For You

Have you ever asked yourself what Power Snatches do for you? With the rising popularity of Crossfit, Power Snatches seem to become more and more popular. The question arises, what do Power Snatches and why [...]

Article recommendations week #40 2016

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Hang Power Clean 65kg Laura Smulders

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Article recommendations week #39 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #39 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle discussed The Power of Intention a really interesting piece on intention and the importance of intention. Bodybuilding.com showed 5 Movement [...]

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What would you say, if there is one exercise that makes you stronger and more powerful, improves technical development and improves your ‘go – for – it’ attitude? Maybe the Power Clean could be [...]

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Article recommendations week #38 2016

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Have you tried increasing your vertical to perform better in your sport? If you did, you know it’s difficult and progress is slow to almost non-existent. But you might have heard that plyometrics are the [...]

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Article recommendations week #37 2016

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Article recommendations week #36 2016

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Power Clean Technique Analysis with 115 kg Niels Bensink This video shows Niels Bensink BMX rider from the development team  performing a Power Clean with 115 kg as a part of his regular strength training [...]

Article recommendations week #35 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #35 2016 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle shared an article on The 5 Pillars of Athletic Training emphasizing the basics of athletic [...]

Back Squat 210kg Jeffrey Hoogland

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Power Clean from blocks 100kg Jelle van Gorkom

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How much Strength Training do I need?

A very common question is ‘How much  strength training do I actually need?’, this article looks at what is the right relation between input and output? what do most people generally overestimate? what do most people likely underestimate? Back to the question ‘How much  strength training do I actually need?’ while this question isn’t very specific in asking how much strength training [...]

Single Leg Leg Press 280 kg Twan van Gendt

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Article recommendations week #34 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #34 2016 Strength Training Articles Robertson Training Systems lifted the curtain and showed My Top 5 Fitness Apps Stack shared two article 3 [...]

Front Squat Handsfree 100kg Harrie Lavreysen

Handsfree Front Squat form 100 kg Harrie Lavreysen This video shows Harrie Lavreysen track cyclist and former BMX rider performing a Handsfree Front Squat with 100 kg as a part of his regular strength [...]

Back Squat 200kg Jeffrey Hoogland

Back Squatting with 200 kg Jeffrey Hoogland Jeffrey Hoogland European Champion track cycling 2015 in the sprint, 1 km time trial and team sprint and runner-up at the World Championships track cycling 2016 in [...]

What do Overhead Squats work?

The Overhead Squat is an exercise that has numerous benefits if done correctly. The problem is, that it takes time to learn the exercise. The Overhead Squat is very confronting, it gives you [...]

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Article recommendations week #33 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #33 2016 Strength Training Articles BreakingMuscle shared a few good articles this week, - Willpower Won't Work: Hack Your Habit explaining that changing behaviour [...]

Hip Thrust 185kg Raymon van der Biezen

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Back Squat 205kg Harrie Lavreysen

Back Squatting with 205 kg Harrie Lavreysen Harrie Lavreysen former BMX rider, now Track Cyclist  in the development team performing a Back Squat with 205 kg as part of his strength training routine. This [...]

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How to calculate your Front Squat max? There are different methods to calculate your Front Squat max, from Front Squat max testing over a Front Squat max calculator to calculating your Front Squat max from your Back Squat [...]

Weighted Pull-Ups 20kg Laura Smulders

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Power Snatch Technique 42.5kg Janne Tiktak

Power Snatch Technique Analysis Janne Tiktak This video shows the Power Snatch Technique analysis of Track Cyclist Janne Tiktak performing a Power Snatch / Snatch with 42.5kg as it happened in a regular strength [...]

Article recommendations week #32 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #32 2016 Strength Training Articles BreakingMuscle shared a few good articles this week, - The Myth of Injury Prevention looking at the incidence of [...]

How to get a stronger Back Squat in 7 steps

One of the fundamental training principles is called the SAID principle, the abbreviation SAID stands for specific adaptations to imposed demands. So, if you want to have a stronger Back Squat, you need [...]

2 Facts On What The Overhead Squat Works

If you are looking at improving your Back Squat, Front Squat, Power Snatch or Snatch it’s worth looking at what the Overhead Squat can do for you. https://www.instagram.com/p/BFYqtpElkTp/?taken-by=c.bosse   What Do Overhead Squats Work The [...]

Back Squatting to Glory in Rio 2016

Back Squat to glory in Rio 2016 This video shows impressions from our preparation for Rio 2016 with track cyclist Jeffrey Hoogland, Nils van't Hoenderdaal, Elis Ligtlee, Shanne Braspennincx and BMX riders Jelle van [...]

Power Clean Niek Kimmann 125 kg

Power Clean / Clean  Niek Kimmann with 125 kg Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Power Clean with 125 kg as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

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Single-legged Leg Pressing Twan van Gendt This video shows Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London performing a single-legged Leg Press. This video is a good example to show how [...]

What are Power Snatches

This video answers the questions what are Power Snatches where Power Snatches come from how Power Snatches are used an overview of the technical execution of a Power Snatch Power Snatches are one of the primary exercises to improve speed and power for [...]

Article recommendations week #31 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #31 2016 Strength Training Articles Bodybuilding.com shared 4 Stretches To Combat Shin Splints shin splints always have a personal note to me, since [...]

Why Power Cleans?

Why Power Cleans are important In this video answers the questions: Why Power Cleans are important The benefits of Power Cleans What Power Cleans can do for you The Power Clean is one [...]

Front Squat 130kg Kevin van den Groenendaal

Front Squatting with 130 kg Kevin van den Groenendaal This video shows BMX rider Kevin van den Groenendaal performing a Front Squat with 130kg as part of his strength training routine. More information on the Front [...]

Back Squat 190kg Nils van’t Hoenderdaal

Back Squatting with 1980 kg Nils van't Hoenderdaal Nils van't Hoenderdaal European Champion track cycling 2015 in the team sprint and runner-up at the World Championships track cycling 2016 in the team sprint performing [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Power Snatches

The Power Snatch offers unique benefits for athletes and ambitiously training people. However, the Power Snatch requires time and effort to learn until you can fully reap the benefits. What are Power Snatches Power Snatches [...]

Why Are Plyometrics Good For You?

Why Plyometrics are good for you This video discusses the questions why plyometrics are  good for you what are the adaptations you can expect from plyometric training What are the benefits of plyometric training for strength athletes, for power athletes and for speed athletes What are the benefits of plyometric training on the [...]

Power Clean 135kg Jelle van Gorkom

Power Clean with 135 kg Jelle van Gorkom This video shows Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 & 2016, runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015 performing a Power Clean with 135 kg. More [...]

Bulgarian Split Squat 130kg Raymon van der Biezen

Bulgarian Split Squat or Rear-Foot-Elevated Split Squat 130 kg Raymon van der Biezen Raymon van der Biezen professional BMX rider, Olympian at the 2008 Olympics, 2012 Olympics, Winner of the time trials at the London Olympics  [...]

Article recommendations week #30 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #30 2016 Strength Training Articles Breakingmuscle shared a truly great article on the benefits of sprinting Combine Sprints and Weight Training [...]

Front Squat 67.5kg Steffie van der Peet

Front Squatting with 67.5 kg Steffie van der Peet This video shows track cyclist from the development team and European Champion 2016 in the team sprint in the junior competition Steffie van der Peet performing a [...]

Back Squat Technique 80g Mark Bakker

Back Squat Technique Analysis Mark Bakker This video shows the technique analysis of track cyclist from the development team Mark Bakker performing a Back Squat with 80 kg as it happened in a regular [...]

Back Squat 190kg Jeffrey Hoogland

Back Squatting with 190 kg Jeffrey Hoogland Jeffrey Hoogland European Champion track cycling 2015 in the sprint, 1 km time trial and team sprint and runner-up at the World Championships track cycling 2016 in [...]

How to begin Strength Training in 5 steps

How to begin Strength Training This video discusses how to start strength training. This video answers the question how to begin strength training, what you need to ask yourself and how to plan the [...]

The Importance of Power Cleans

From an athlete’s and coach's standpoint the Power Clean can be highly rewarding. Once the athletes are becoming stronger and more explosive, you can see their confidence grow as soon as they are lifting heavier [...]

Power Clean 125kg Twan van Gendt

Power Cleaning 125 kg Twan van Gendt This video shows Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London performing a Power Clean with 125kg. This video was taken in our [...]

How often should I do Power Snatches

The Power Snatch has become a popular exercise amongst athletes and ambitiously training people. The Power Snatch is difficult to learn and master, but once you have mastered the Power Snatch form, the potential to [...]

Bulgarian Split Squat 85kg Janne Tiktak

Bulgarian Split Squat Janne Tiktak Janne Tiktak track cyclist of the development team performing a Bulgarian Split Squat with 85kg as a part of her strength training routine. What is really impressive about Janne is [...]

Back Squat Technique 165g Harrie Lavreysen

Back Squat Technique Analysis Harrie Lavreysen This video shows the technique analysis of  Harrie Lavreysen former BMX rider and now track cyclist from the development team performing a Back Squat with 165 kg as [...]

Article recommendations week #29 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week 29 2016 Strength Training Articles EliteFTS shared an interesting article on Which Way Should S&C Go? debating different viewpoints on where the [...]

How much should I Back Squat

How much should I Back Squat? That is one of the most persistent questions I have heard over the last years. While it is definitely a good idea to have guidelines and benchmarks on how [...]

Front Squat Technique 65kg Zarah de Haan

Front Squat Technique Analysis Zarah de Haan This video shows the technique analysis of track cyclist Zarah de Haan from the development team  performing a Front Squat with 65kg as a part of her [...]

Front Squat 130kg Niels Bensink

Front Squatting with 130 kg Niels Bensink This video shows Niels Bensink BMX rider performing a Front Squat with 130kg. This video is a more recent video compared to the previous video Front Squat 80kg Niels [...]

Back Squat 97.5 kg Kyra Lamberink

Back Squatting with 97.5 kg Kyra Lamberink Kyra Lamberink newly crowned European Champion U-23 in the team sprint performing a Back Squat with 97.5kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information [...]

How much should you Power Clean?

Now that you have learned that the Power Clean is one of the best exercises you can do, the next question you ask is ‘How much should you Power Clean?’ This article and video discusses [...]

Snatch Pull 90kg Jelle van Gorkom

Snatch Pulls from blocks Jelle van Gorkom This video shows Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015   performing a Snatch Pull from the blocks. After a crash [...]

How to Front Squat Heavy

Have you ever tried to Front Squat? Learning to Front Squat is difficult enough, but how to Front Squat heavy is a completely different story... My athletes and I have found success by following the [...]

How to do Strength Training without Weights

How to do strength training without weights is a frequently asked question, for various reasons. Three things that come to my mind you associate weights with big muscles you don't have access to weights [...]

Power Clean 120kg Camiel Lok

Power Clean training with 120 kg Camiel Lok Camiel Lok, retired track cyclist aka 'man of steel' performing a Power Clean with 120 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information [...]

Strength Training Hip Thrust Jelle van Gorkom

Hip Thrusters Jelle van Gorkom This video shows Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015   performing a Hip Thrust. After a crash during racing Jelle wasn't able [...]

Power Clean Techique Niek Kimmann 137.5 kg

This video shows the Power Clean technique analysis of Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider, Olympic Finalist 2016 and world champion BMX 2015 as it happened in a regular strength training setting. Power Clean / [...]

Article recommendations week #28 2016

We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week 28 2016 Strength Training Articles Juggernaut Training shared a really heavy read not only about Periodized Carbohydrate Strategies but also energy system development and [...]

How much should I Overhead Squat?

Have you mastered the Overhead Squat yet? Learning the Overhead Squat is a challenge in itself and accompanied by frustrations, for the simple reason that it's just difficult to execute if you have never done [...]

Power Snatch Technique 42.5kg Ruby Huisman

Power Snatch Technique Analysis Ruby Huisman This video shows the Power Snatch Technique analysis of the newly crowned BMX Junior World Champion Ruby Huisman performing a Power Snatch with 42.5kg as it happened in a [...]

Front Squat 80kg Niels Bensink

Front Squatting with 80 kg Niels Bensink This video shows Niels Bensink BMX rider performing a Front Squat with 80kg. This video was taken in his first year in the development team (2012 / 2013), when [...]

How much Front Squat

How much to Front Squat? This video answers the questions: how much Front Squatting is needed the training frequency in sessions per week the loading parameters, such as sets, reps and intensity How much [...]

Power Snatch 42.5kg Janne Tiktak

Power Snatch with 42.5 kg Janne Tiktak This video shows Janne Tiktak performing a Power Snatch with 42.5 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Power Snatches and [...]

The Fundamentals of the Back Squat

The Back Squat is one of the most fundamental exercises in the strength training, some people go to such length and call it the mother of all exercises. I am not too sure whether I [...]

Power Clean 120kg Raymon van der Biezen

Clean Pull Technique Analysis Raymon van der Biezen Raymon van der Biezen professional BMX rider, Olympian at the 2008 Olympics, 2012 Olympics, Winner of the time trials at the London Olympics  and newly crowned European [...]

Why Power Snatches are important for Athletes

Have you heard that Power Snatches are important for athletes and are one of the best exercises athletes can do to improve their performance? Why are Power Snatches important for athletes and what are the [...]

Power Clean Technique 130kg Twan van Gendt

Power Clean Technique Analysis with 130 kg Twan van Gendt This video shows the Power Clean technique analysis of BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt We use video analysis [...]

Article recommendations week #27 2016

I feel like week 27 had to offer a few really valuable articles and videos, here we go... Strength Training Articles EliteFTS shared a great article 5 Old School Principles to Hold Onto a really great article, focussing on principles, [...]

How to do a Back Squat

Have you seen people or athletes with lifting big numbers on the Back Squat? And you asked yourself if you could do the same? My answer is, from what I have seen everyone can have a [...]

Front Squat 170kg Roy van den Berg

Front Squats with 170kg Roy van den Berg This video shows Roy van den Berg former BMX rider and Track Cyclist in performing a Front Squat with 170kg, to find out more about Front Squats go [...]

Back Squat 180kg Nils van’t Hoenderdaal

Back Squatting with 180 kg Nils van't Hoenderdaal Nils van't Hoenderdaal European Champion track cycling 2015 in the team sprint and runner-up at the World Championships track cycling 2016 in the team sprint performing [...]

How to do a Power Clean

Have you seen someone performing a Power Clean? If this person knows how to do a Power Clean, the movement looks so nice and smooth, it's literally poetry in motion. The movement combines certain levels [...]

4 Unexpected Benefits of Plyometric Training

Ever wondered what makes plyometrics so beneficial for athletes? Plyometric training offers a variety of advantages to speed, power and strength athletes.  We have gathered a list of some of the top things that plyometric [...]

Power Snatch 47.5kg Janne Tiktak

Power Snatch Janne Tiktak This video shows Janne Tiktak performing a Power Snatch with 47.5 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Power Snatches and how the Power Snatch [...]

Power Clean 125 kg Camiel Lok

Power Clean / Clean  Clean with 125 kg Camiel Lok, retired track cyclist aka 'man of steel' performing a Power Clean with 125 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information [...]

How often should you do Plyometric Training?

Are you engaging in Plyometric Training or you are considering to start Plyometric Training and have asked yourself How often should you do Plyometric Training? There is no one-answer-fits-all to the consideration How often should you [...]

Article recommendations week #26 2016

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Bulgarian Split Squat 50kg Zarah de Haan

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Overhead Squat 80kg Steffie van der Peet

Overhead Squatting 80kg made easy Steffie van der Peet This video shows track cyclist Steffie van der Peet performing an Overhead Squat with 80kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. In [...]

What does Power Training Improve?

If you are looking for the best method to become faster, more explosive and simply more powerful, you should consider engaging in Power Training. But what does Power Training improve that you don’t get [...]

Front Squat 175kg Roy van den Berg

Front Squats with 175kg Roy van den Berg This video shows Roy van den Berg former BMX rider and Track Cyclist in performing a Front Squat with 175kg, to find out more about Front Squats go [...]

Back Squat 100kg Kyra Lamberink

Back Squatting with 100 kg Kyra Lamberink Track cyclist Kyra Lamberink performing a Back Squat with 100kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about the Back Squat in the article Increasing your [...]

How to start Strength Training

Have you heard the story, that there are two types of frogs? One type of frog leaps before it looks and the other type looks before it leaps. The same is true for humans, [...]

The Importance Weight Training Has On Power

Do you want to become more powerful and ask yourself whether weight training is detrimental or beneficial to becoming more powerful? Maybe you have heard about the ‘strength training vs power training debate’ and realized [...]

Power Snatch Roy van den Berg 80kg

Power Snatch with 80 kg Roy van den Berg Track cyclist Roy van den Berg performing a Power Snatch as a part of his strength training routine. To learn more about the Power Snatch [...]

Power Clean Technique Ruby Huisman 52.5kg

Power Clean Technique Analysis Ruby Huisman This video shows the Power Clean Technique analysis of the newly crowned BMX Junior World Champion Ruby Huisman performing a Power Clean with 52.5kg as it happened in a regular [...]

Power Clean Niek Kimmann 120 kg

Power Clean / Clean  Niek Kimmann with 120 kg Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Power Clean with 120 kg as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

What Is The Overhead Squat Good For?

Squatting is a fundamental movement skill and the Overhead Squat in particular teaches this fundamental movement skill in a unique way. The Overhead Squat is technically very demanding to learn and execute. Because it [...]

Article recommendations week #25 2016

We have searched the net and sorted some of the most interesting and valuable articles of week 25 Strength Training Articles EliteFTS shared two interesting articles The Mandatory Deload focusing on the importance of deloads in [...]

Strength Training Impressions BMX Team NL

Strength Training Impressions Some impressions from strength training More information about Strength Training in the articles The Fundamentals of Strength Training The Ultimate Guide to Strength Training for Beginners or the Strength Training video library [...]

Front Squat Technique Carlo 122.5kg

Front Squat Technique Analysis Carlo This video shows the technique analysis of track cyclist Carlo  performing a Front Squat with 122.5kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Front Squat [...]

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This video and article review Why Front Squats are better than Back Squats Why Front Squats are better than Overhead Squats And what are the benefits of the Back Squat and the Overhead [...]

Overhead Squat 75kg Hetty van der Wouw

Overhead Squatting 75kg Hetty van der Wouw This video shows track cyclist Hetty van der Wouw performing a full Overhead Squat with 75kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. More information about [...]

Front Squat 95kg Niek Kimmann

Front Squatting 95kg  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Front Squat with 95 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Front [...]

Back Squat 180kg Twan van Gendt

Back Squatting with 180 kg Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt performing a Back Squat with 180kg as a part of his strength training routine. Stay [...]

What Power Snatches Train

If executed correctly, the Power Snatch is such a nice and impressive movement to watch, isn’t it? If you have ever tried to Power Snatch, you have found out it’s more difficult to execute, as [...]

Power Snatch 70kg Niek Kimmann

Power Snatch / Snatch  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Power Snatch with 70 kg as a part of his strength training routine. More information about [...]

Why Back Squat

Mark Rippetoe from Starting Strength  reportedly said: “There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats.” You can find much more quotes and praises about the [...]

Power Clean Niek Kimmann 107.5 kg

Power Clean / Clean  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Power Clean with 107.5 kg as a part of his strength training routine. Actually, this video [...]

Article recommendations week #24 2016

We have searched the net and sorted some of the most interesting and valuable articles of week 24 Strength Training Articles Catalystathletics shared an interesting article about controlling body weight Three Reasons Why Your Body Weight [...]

What Power Cleans do for you?

Have you asked yourself, what Power Cleans do for you and what are the benefits of the Power Clean? If you have tried integrating the Power Clean into your strength training program, you might [...]

Overhead Squat 75kg Steffie van der Peet

Overhead Squatting 75kg made easy Steffie van der Peet This video shows Steffie van der Peet performing an Overhead Squat with 75kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. More information about [...]

Back Squat Technique Sam Ligtlee 160kg

Back Squat Technique Analysis Sam Ligtlee This video shows the technique analysis of Sam Ligtlee track cyclist from the development team performing a Back Squat with 160kg as it happened in a regular strength [...]

Front Squat Niek Kimmann 125 kg

Front Squatting 125 kg  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Front Squat as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Front Squats and [...]

Back Squat 1.5 reps Niek Kimman 112.5 kg

Back Squat full repetitions and partial repetitions Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Back Squat with One-and-a-half repetitions as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

Hang Power Snatch 65kg Raymon van der Biezen

Power Snatch from the hang Raymon van der Biezen Raymon van der Biezen professional BMX rider, Olympian at the 2008 Olympics, 2012 Olympics and Winner of the time trials at the London Olympics  performing [...]

Snatch Pull Technique Jelle van Gorkom 130kg

Snatch Pull technique Jelle van Gorkom This video shows Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015   performing a Snatch Pull. After a crash during racing Jelle wasn't [...]

The Importance of Power Snatches

Have you ever tried to do a Power Snatch? Even though it looks so easy and smooth, if someone does it who knows how to do it, it's actually quite difficult and challenging to perform. [...]

What does Power Training Do?

You ask ‘What does Power Training do?’ Well, congratulations! This means you understand the difference between Power Training vs Strength Training Power Training vs Strength Training – what is the difference between Strength Training [...]

Power Clean Niek Kimman 100 kg

Power Clean  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Power Clean as a part of his strength training routine. Actually, this video is from 2013, by now [...]

Power Clean Technique Merel Smulders 72.5kg

Power Clean Technique Analysis Merel Smulders This video shows the Power Clean Technique analysis of the newly crowned BMX Junior World Champion in the time trial Merel Smulders performing a Power Clean with 72.5kg as [...]

Article recommendations week #23 2016

We have searched the net and sorted some of the most interesting and valuable articles of week 23 Strength Training Articles Lift Big Eat Big published two great articles, one The Importance of Filming your [...]

How much Strength Training

How much strength training do we require? Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to how much strength training you require. First and foremost, how much can refer to a whole lot of things. How [...]

Overhead Squat 70kg Janne Tiktak

Overhead Squatting 70kg Janne Tiktak This video shows track cyclist Janne Tiktak performing 2 solid repetitions Overhead Squat with 70kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. This is more than her bodyweight, [...]

Overhead Squat Technique Justin Kimmann 92.5kg

Overhead Squat Technique Analysis Justin Kimmann This video shows the technique analysis of Justin Kimmann performing an Overhead Squat with 92.5kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. More information about the Overhead [...]

Front Squat Niek Kimman 130 kg

Front Squat  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Front Squat as a part of his strength training routine. More information about Front Squats and how the [...]

What Is An Overhead Squat

The Overhead Squat is a strength exercise, that has become popular in recent years, but what is an Overhead Squat? Out of all the squatting variations you might have heard, such as Goblet Squat, Zercher [...]

A Short Guide to Plyometric Training

Have you heard that plyometric training is dangerous? It is like driving a car, if you don’t know how to do it, it is pretty dangerous… On the other hand, if you know what you [...]

What Does The Front Squat Work

Are you doing Back Squats and you heard that the Back Squat is the king of exercises? Then why should you consider Front Squats and what does the Front Squat work compared the Back Squat? [...]

Power Clean 52.5kg Steffie van der Peet

Power Clean Steffie van der Peet Young Track Cyclist Steffie van der Peet  performing a Power Clean with 52.5kg. The Power Clean trains a powerful triple extension, which is important for track cyclists. More [...]

Article recommendations week #22 2016

We have searched the net and sorted some of the most interesting and valuable articles of week 22 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle published a good article about perfect form or technique and explaining why [...]

Power Clean Technique Mark Link 122.5kg

Power Clean Technique Analysis Mark Link This video shows the Power Clean Technique analysis of BMX rider Mark Link performing a Power Clean with 122.5kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. More [...]

Bulgarian Split Squat 80kg Laura Smulders

Bulgarian Split Squat Laura Smulders Laura Smulders, professional BMX rider and bronze medallist at the London Olympics 2012 performing a Bulgarian Split Squat as a part of her strength training routine. [...]

Overhead Squat 75kg Kyra Lamberink

Overhead Squatting 75kg Kyra Lamberink This video shows track cyclist Kyra Lamberink performing an Overhead Squat with 75kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. This is more than her bodyweight, respect! We [...]

Why Power Snatches?

Why Power Snatches? This is a very common question I receive from athletes. And I can understand, because the Power Snatch is not something that just comes to you and can be easily acquired. It [...]

Handsfree Front Squat Zarah de Haan 50kg

Handsfree Front Squatting Zarah de Haan This video shows Zarah de Haan  performing a Handsfree Front Squat with 50kg as a part of he strength training routine. We use the Handsfree Front Squat [...]

Back Squat Technique Jelle van Gorkom 185kg

Back Squat Technique Analysis Jelle van Gorkom This video shows the technique analysis of Jelle van Gorkom professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015   performing a Back Squat with [...]

What Is A Back Squat

Have you heard that the Back Squat is the mother of all exercises and should be part of every strength training program? And if you don’t Back Squat you might be missing out on something? [...]

Power Snatch Technique Justin Kimmann 77.5kg

Power Snatch Technique Analysis Justin Kimmann This video shows the technique analysis of BMX rider Justin Kimmann performing a Power Snatch with 77.5kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. [...]

What are Power Cleans?

With the rise in popularity of Crossfit Olympic Lifts have become more popular. Power Cleans and Power Snatches are amongst the cornerstone strength exercises Crossfitters use. But what are Power Cleans exactly and what do [...]

Bulgarian Split Squat 140kg Raymon van der Biezen

Full Bulgarian Split Squat Raymon van der Biezen Raymon van der Biezen professional BMX rider, Olympian at the 2008 Olympics, 2012 Olympics and Winner of the time trials at the London Olympics  performing a Bulgarian [...]

Article recommendations week #21 2016

We have searched the net and sorted some of the most interesting and valuable articles of week 21 Strength Training Articles Breaking Muscle published a really good article about planning the strength training and strength [...]

Overhead Squat 75kg Hetty van der Wouw

Overhead Squatting 75kg Hetty van der Wouw This video shows Hetty van der Wouw performing an Overhead Squat with 75kg as a part of her regular strength training routine. This is more than her bodyweight, [...]

Plyometrics: What Is Plyometric Training?

If you are looking for the best method to run faster, jump higher, hit and kick harder, then you need to do plyometric training. Have you heard something like that? But what is plyometric training? This [...]

Front Squat Technique Justin Kimmann 140kg

Front Squat Technique Analysis Justin Kimmann This video shows the technique analysis of Justin BMX rider from the development team performing a near-max Front Squat with 140kg as a part of his strength training [...]

Front Squat Niek Kimmann 90kg

Front Squatting Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Front Squat as a part of his strength training routine. This is a video from the beginning times [...]

What Is Power Training?

In sports, power training holds a great significance. If you want to do better in sport and improve sports performance it's important to understand the concept of power training and how to apply this knowledge [...]

Power Snatch 70kg Roy van den Berg

Power Snatch with 70 kg Roy van den Berg Track cyclist Roy van den Berg performing a Power Snatch as a part of his strength training routine.

How to do Strength Training at Home

How to do strength training at home is a very common question for various reasons. You might want to save time on the commute to and from the gym, believe me I can relate [...]

Power Clean Technique Carlo 85kg

Power Clean Technique Analysis Carlo This video shows the Power Clean Technique analysis of Carlo performing a Power Clean with 85kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. More information about the Power [...]

Hang Power Clean Jelle van Gorkom 95kg

Power Clean from the hang Jelle van Gorkom Professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015  Jelle van Gorkom performing a Power Clean from the hang with 95kg, as a part [...]

Plyometrics Box Jumps Camiel Lok

Plyos Box Jumps Camiel Lok Retired track cyclist Camiel Lok performing a box jump in his strength and plyometric training. Box Jumps are a plyometric exercise that have the advantage of reducing the impact of [...]

How Many Strength Training Workouts Per Week

If you are looking for the ideal number of how many strength training workouts per week you should do, make sure you take the following points into consideration, otherwise, you might end up training [...]

Overhead Squat Technique Justin Kimmann 55kg

Overhead Squat Technique Analysis Justin Kimmann This video shows the technique analysis of Justin Kimmann performing an Overhead Squat with 55kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting.

Overhead Squat 75kg Steffie van der Peet

Overhead Squat 75kg Steffie van der Peet This video shows Steffie van der Peet performing an Overhead Squat with 75kg as a part of her regular strength training routine.

Front Squat Niek Kimman 100 kg

Front Squat  Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Front Squat as a part of his strength training routine. One of the earlier videos of Niek Kimmann, when [...]

Back Squat Technique Koen van der Wijst 160kg

Back Squat Technique Analysis Koen van der Wijst This video shows the technique analysis of Koen van der Wijst performing a Back Squat with 160kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. [...]

Power Snatch 75kg Twan van Gendt

Power Snatch with 75 kg Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt performing a Power Snatch as a part of his strength training routine. I have to [...]

Power Snatch Technique Kyra Lamberink 50kg

Power Snatch Technique Analysis Kyra Lamberink This video shows the technique analysis of Track Cyclist Kyra Lamberink performing a Power Snatch with 50kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. [...]

Power Clean Jelle van Gorkom 120kg

Power Clean Jelle van Gorkom Professional BMX rider, Olympian 2012 and runner-up at the BMX World Championships 2015  Jelle van Gorkom performing performing a Power Clean with 120kg, as a part of his strength and power training [...]

Power Clean Technique Jay Schippers 120kg

Power Clean Technique Analysis Jay Schippers This video shows the Power Clean Technique analysis of Jay Schippers performing a Power Clean with 120kg as it happened in a regular strength training setting. [...]

How Strength Training works – Accommodating Resistance

How accommodating resistance in  strength training works? This video discusses the different examples of accommodating resistance and its’ use in strength training sessions. Accommodating resistance in strength training is used for exercises with [...]

Overhead Squat 75kg Steffie van der Peet

Overhead Squatting 75 kg Steffie van der Peet Track cyclist Steffie van der Peet performing a full Overhead Squat as a part of her strength training routine. The purpose of the Overhead Squat is [...]

How Long Should A Strength Training Session Last

'How long should a strength training session last?' Is there an ideal strength training duration? Whilst there is certainly not a 'one size fits all answer', there are guidelines and considerations to help you to determine [...]

Front Squat 87.5kg Laura Smulders

Front Squat Laura Smulders Laura Smulders, professional BMX rider and bronze medallist at the London Olympics 2012 performing a Front Squat as a part of her strength training routine.

Back Squat Niek Kimmann 135 kg

Back Squat max Niek Kimmann Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Back Squat as a part of his strength training routine. You can see in a true 1RM [...]

Power Snatch 80kg Twan van Gendt

Power Snatch with 80 kg Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt performing a Power Snatch as a part of his strength training routine. I have to [...]

How often should you do Strength Training

This video discusses the ideal frequency of strength training (the amount of strength training sessions per week) for the desired outcome. Depending on whether you train for size / hypertrophy, strength development and [...]

Power Clean 72.5kg Laura Smulders

Power Clean Laura Smulders Bronze medallist at the London Olympics 2012 and professional BMX rider Laura Smulders performing a Power Clean as a part of her strength and power training routine. The Power [...]

Why Strength Training is important for Athletes

In the last video and article we discussed Why Strength Training is important, considering the role of strength is in human movements and what the beneficial long-term effects of strength training are? In this [...]

Overhead Squat 60kg Kyra Lamberink

Overhead Squatting 60 kg Kyra Lamberink Track cyclist Kyra Lamberink performing a full Overhead Squat as a part of her strength training routine. The Overhead Squat is a strength exercise that develops proper squatting [...]

Front Squat 147.5kg Twan van Gendt

Front Squatting 147.5 kg Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt performing a full Front Squat as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

Why Strength Training is important

Ever wondered what the role of strength is in human movements? What the beneficial long-term effects of strength training are? This video and article discusses how strength training can help age-related muscle loss how [...]

Back Squat Niek Kimman 130 kg

Back Squat max Niek Kimman Niek Kimmann, professional BMX rider and world champion BMX 2015 performing a Back Squat as a part of his strength training routine. Back then it was a 130kg Back [...]

How Strength Training works

In my years as a practitioner, I have heard a lot of misconceptions on strength training, how strength training works, what strength training does and why it is bad or good. I think the [...]

Power Snatch 47,5 kg Laura Smulders

Power Snatch Laura Smulders Laura Smulders, professional BMX rider and bronze medallist at the London Olympics 2012 performing a Power Snatch as a part of her strength training routine.

Power Clean 140kg Twan van Gendt

Power Clean with 140 kg Twan van Gendt BMX rider and Olympic finalist 2012 in London Twan van Gendt performing a Power Clean as a part of his strength training routine. [...]

The 101 of Power Training for Beginners

Why should we do power training, isn’t strength training enough? In the world of sports, power training and strength training are either used interchangeably or the difference is seldom understood. Both forms of training have [...]

What is Strength Training

This video and article discusses the theory of strength training and it's application where it originates from definition of strength and strength training What is Strength? Reportedly in the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton [...]

The Fundamentals of Strength Training

Is Isaac Newton the first strength training scientist? About 350 years reportedly Sir Isaac Newton sat in his garden and was thinking about the universe, when suddenly an apple fell onto his head. In this [...]

Back Squat

The back squat is one of the most fundamental lower body strength and power exercise for athletes. The back squat can be performed as a low-bar back squat or a high-bar back squat. The [...]