Tag Archives: Science

Lab to Leg Day: How to be a Scientific Strength and Conditioning Coach

Recent research suggests that 6-weeks of whole body vibration training improves vertical jump training (Rubio-Arias et al., 2017). Additionally, drinking an ice slushy will help athletes […]

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A Coach’s Field Guide to Hormones

Hormones and their behaviors are, arguably, the most important players when it comes to training adaptations and increasing performance, keeping a healthy sex-life with your partner, […]

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Principles of Training: Science VS Practice

Power Athlete Radio has been on a tear, formally earning the once self-proclaimed crown of the Premiere Podcast in Strength & Conditioning. As we near 200 episodes, our […]

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Looking Good Naked: Part 2 (Women)

Looking Good Naked Part 2: Why Women Lift Weights Steven M. Platek – November 27, 2014 Introduction In Part 1, I discussed the role of markers […]

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How Strong is The Rock? Train like Hercules!

I’m a huge Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson fan.  Those who have spent any extended periods of time with me should know that since it’s what makes […]

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