Effect of Perceived Stress on Strength Gains

Many strength and conditioning coaches are in search of the most effective training program for their athletes. They rack their minds about sets, reps, volume, intensity and other manageable variables that may be the key to a successful off-season. Let there be no doubt that these variables are important, but we’re here to let you …

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Perceived stress levels affect training adaptations

One of the most interesting aspects of sport physiology is the inter-individual differences in training responses observed in athletes that are exposed to standardized programs. You can put a team of athletes through the same conditioning program and end up with some athletes showing no change or a tremendous increase in fitness (~40% at post-testing). …

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