“Power” exercises or exercises that allow for a rapid rate of force production are often implemented into strength and conditioning protocols. So, the guys at Ultimate Strength and Conditioning put together a quick video with several examples.
Adam takes Frank through a few good reps to demonstrate how the trap bar squat should be executed. They also talk about the common errors lifting the bar and some gripping mistakes.
The squat is one of the most common movements included in strength programs. Unfortunately, we see a lot of young athletes doing it with poor technique and a lot of coaches not understanding how to correct these errors. Doing the squat with poor technique will not only limit it’s effectiveness as a strength building exercise, […]
The Nordic Hamstring exercise requires almost no equipment besides some sort of pad to rest your knees on. Sorinex makes a great device they call the Poor Man’s Glute/Ham Raise which is perfect for this exercise and only costs a few hundred dollars. As much as possible, try not to break at hips. You can […]
The glute/ham raise is an extremely effective method of increasing hamstring strength. For many female athletes, hamstring strength is a major issue that is often a factor in ACL injuries. Hamstring strength is also a major factor in speed development especially top-end speed, and increased hamstring strength can help prevent injuries. A glute/ham bench is […]
Jim Kielbaso shows a few lunge variations that can be used with or without weight. Keep coming back to Ultimate S & C for the best strength and conditioning information on the net.