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Heavy squats acutely enhance repeated sprinting in national soccer players

As the topic of post-activation continues to receive greater attention among coaches and researchers, teams are experimenting with a variety of pre-training resistance training bouts in an effort to acutely enhance performance. One of the variables that remains unclear in the literatu
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Do hang cleans improve vertical jump height?

Vertical jump height is a valuable indicator of lower body power and athleticism. Further, jumping is a component of nearly all field and court sports. An athlete’s ability to propel themselves vertically provides an advantage during competition. Catching high thrown balls in football
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Squat Simplicity

Today’s post serves as a good reminder of how such simple approaches to training can improve physical performance in adolescent athletes. A recent study published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine demonstrated that body weight squats performed at least 5 times per week ove
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