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Muscle Power for Successful Ageing

Hi and welcome to this first in a series of posts on muscle power. Here we’re going to consider muscle power for successful ageing – is muscle power important for older populations? I talk a

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Stretch Training Is A Waste Of Time

Okay, so last time we covered the effects of acute stretching on strength and performance and we learnt that strength and power might be impaired with stretch durations 60s/>. Now, let’s look at  the longer

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Does Stretching Impair Strength and Power?

Stretching is quite an emotive topic, with many people having strong opinions about its utility, or not! The development of evidence over time and its contextualisation within different settings has meant there’s been quite a

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RFD And Exercise Progressions

Hi there. In this short post on RFD to exercise progressions I’m going to provide a whistle-stop tour of explosive force production. Specifically RFD (rate of force development) versus muscle power; the need for these

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