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Applying RSI Monitoring

So, we’ve looked at the background behind the use of jump testing to monitor neuromuscular fatigue in part one and the use of the reactive strength index (RSI) as an assessment tool in part two. In brief, the RSI shows … Continue reading

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Can RSI Assess Neuromuscular Fatigue?

Last time out we looked at the potential for using jump testing to monitor neuromuscular fatigue. To summarise briefly, the countermovement (CMJ) jump shows strong promise as an assessment tool. The flight time to contraction time (FT/CT) ratio during the … Continue reading

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Assessing Neuromuscular Fatigue

Striking a healthy balance between training and recovery is integral to a successful programme. Understanding the fatigue responses to training and/or competition can play an important role in avoiding unplanned decrements in performance and reduce the likelihood of illnesses and … Continue reading

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A Review of Physical Preparation 1.01

As I’ve said once before, I very seldom do product reviews or affiliate links but when I do you can rest assured that it’s a good one! Mike Robertson’s Physical Preparation 1.01 is only the second product to get the … Continue reading

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Research Review – What Are You Missing?

Research Review is my monthly round up of the very latest sport and exercise science research. The premise is a simple one – I scour the journals for new manuscripts, pick the most eminent and then summarise them in plain … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Supplements!

If I had a penny for every product I’d been asked to endorse… For me to recommend something it has to be; a) a good product, and b) good value for money. This product from the guys at Examine.com more … Continue reading

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The Application of Concentric-Only Training (Part 2)

Before we start, make sure you’ve checked out my introduction to concentric-only training and the first part of this double header. A bit more practicality for this instalment, we’ll be looking at how to apply concentric-only training to the big … Continue reading

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The Application of Concentric-Only Training (Part 1)

Last time out I posted an introduction to concentric-only training, this article will build on these principles and look at its potential application. Why Use It? Here’s a quick recap. Ditching the eccentric portion of an exercise makes it less … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Concentric-Only Training

Concentric-only training has exploded over the last two years or so and with the publication of this study last week, I’m sure that this training modality will continue its rapid surge in popularity. So, what is this ‘concentric-only’ training and … Continue reading

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Cool-Down, Why Bother?

Everyone knows we need to cool-down after training or competition, indeed it’s one of the first lessons we’re all taught as juniors. Does anyone ever question why though? The perceived benefits A while back I did a little straw poll … Continue reading

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