What do the Soviets do differently than Americans in strength and performance training? To find out, Freelap talks to Yosef Johnson about strength exercises, powerlifting, velocity-based training, and so much more.
Freelap talks to renowned strength coach Michael Boyle about functional training, corrective exercise, and the benefits of Olympic lifts. We also discuss changes in sports performance training over the last decade and current trends in the industry that he hopes end soon.
ThermoHuman is a human body thermal scanner that can assess and monitor sport-related injuries such as ACL and hamstring injuries and back overload.
This week’s Freelap Friday Five is a conversation with the Florida Gators’ assistant director of strength and conditioning, Matt Delancey. Topics range from the use of the snatch to train swimmers to the importance of communicating with athletes to help keep them injury-free. We also touch on education, and how to become a better instructor.
This week’s Freelap Friday Five is a discussion with U.K. strength and conditioning coach, Damian Harper, offering insights on deceleration for team sports. He also talks about the 10/5 repeat jump test, which he developed to evaluate an athlete’s repeated rebound capabilities, as well as speed testing.
In this installment of our Freelap Friday Five interviews, we talk to sports nutritionist Katie Mark about the impact of diet and nutrition on the gut, and how gut health affects athletic performance. We also discuss sweat rate and salt intake, recovery drinks, exercise-associated muscle cramps (EAMC), and new developments in sports nutrition.
In this week’s Freelap Friday Five, Pete McKnight, the Director of Coaching and Sports Science at Hintsa Performance, talks about the physiological and psychological demands on Formula 1 race car drivers, as well as their sports conditioning needs. He also touches on monitoring, recovery techniques for jet lag, and the current technological innovations most interesting to him.
Muscle science expert, Dr. Martino Franchi, shares deep insights to the way the human body adapts to training and recovery down to the molecular level. In this edition of Freelap Friday Five, Dr. Franchi shares important factors that explain why a coach is making very powerful decisions in training.
New York Red Bulls Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Cotter discusses injury prevention and training for the groin, lower abdominals, and hips; how to maintain speed and conditioning during and outside of practice; and methods to monitor training progress in this edition of Freelap Friday Five.
It had been a long-held belief that strength training with heavy weights was the only way to increase muscle strength, mass, and performance. However, a relatively new and unique training technique from Japan using light loads in combination with restricted muscle blood flow has challenged that. We talk with Dr. Christopher Brandner about the use of BFR with athletes, safety concerns, and other potential benefits of this type of training.