Science of Sports Performance

Science of Sports Performance

Sports performance is a science, one that goes back 60+ years with thousands of researchers dedicating their careers to its advancement.  Our goal is to bring back the importance of quality training and programming, with modern articles and progressive training protocols.

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Programming for the 225 Combine Bench Test

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] The 225 Bench press test is used as the staple strength test at the NFL Combine, as well as Football Pro Day’s around the country. I know: its stupid, it doesn’t reflect football...

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Density Training – Increasing volume...

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]If you follow some of my writings, you will know that I view every single exercise as a separate potential form of adaptation. The more exercises you do, the more total volume you are...

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Considerations for Programming the Squat

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The squat is considered the cornerstone of most training programs, and for good reason. Squatting involves simultaneous flexion and extension of the ankles, knees and hips, like almost...

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High Frequency Training for Athletes

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]High frequency training for athletes sounds insane. Why would you have an athlete do squats 4x per week, they are athletes not powerlifters. Hell, on this very site we talk frequently...

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Block Periodization

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Block Periodization: A Quick Primer What Block Periodization is: A training system that relies on a sequential series of blocks to increase sports performance. Each block targets a...

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Transfer of Training for Team Sports

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Transfer of training is one of those topics. Everyone that knows about it but very few understand its application to sport. Even worse, most deny its existence to justify poor training...