Archive for the ‘Intensity’ Category

Sets

5th of May, 2010
May 5 “What you get for free costs too much.”  -Jean Anouilh

When considering efficiency in training it is important to understand that one set to failure per exercise would be an optimum way to train. In order to do this productively an athlete must understand the concept of intensity and have the ability to put it to use. When the ability or understanding to train with high intensity is lacking a coach can substitute with higher volume, or additional sets. (more…)

How Many Sets Should Athletes Perform?

5th of May, 2004

May 5 “What you get for free costs too much.” -Jean Anouilh

Sets

When considering efficiency in training it is important to understand that one set to failure per exercise would be an optimum way to train. In order to do this productively an athlete must understand the concept of intensity and have the ability to put it to use. When the ability or understanding to train with high intensity is lacking a coach can substitute with higher volume, or additional sets. (more…)

Recognition For StrongerAthletes.com

11th of August, 2003

August 11 “To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” -Elbert Hubbard

Recognition For StrongerAthletes.com

The July 2003 Issue of Athletic Business Magazine recently featured StrongerAthletes.com. While they short-changed our use of eye-popping web graphics they praised our desire to help coaches develop stronger, more productive athletes in the weight room. (more…)

Increasing the Intensity

15th of April, 2002

April 15 “The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyus.” -Carl Sagan

Mystery Guest

“In his 27th season [in the NFL], our mystery guest is the dean of NFL strength and conditioning coaches. A hard-driving coach who still maintains an easy rapport with his players, he has (more…)

How Heavy Of a Load Do I Use?

18th of March, 2002

March 18 “Labor disgraces no man. Unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.” -Ulysses S. Grant

Arthur and Bailey are the authors of “Complete Conditioning for Football,” a very popular book among high school football coaches. In it they “explain” how to develop power, (more…)

Intensity and Fiber Recruitment

28th of December, 2001

December 28 We here at StongerAthletes.com hope you and your family are enjoying a wonderful holiday and Bowl Game season!

Intensity

Without intensity a program is not very productive. As pointed out by Tim Swanger, Mike Bradley, and Steve Murray, Strength and Conditioning Coaches at the United States Military Academy, “You must place your muscles in (more…)