So ya wanna be Stronger, Faster, AND more Powerful? Pt. 2

Review To rehash some essentials from the last article: Strength: The ability to generate maximum external force on an object Speed: Velocity of body motion  Power: Force produced x velocity of the movement (power can also be defined as the rate of performing work) Peak Power =  happens at around 1/3 maximum velocity (The peak …

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So ya wanna be Faster, Stronger, AND More Powerful?

First things first For starters, let’s lay down a few definitions. Within the context of sport science, speed, power, and strength are defined slightly different. Furthermore, for the sake of this article we will discuss iso-kinetic movements, where our joint angles change (a sprint, a bicep curl, etc). We will not be discussing iso-metric exercises …

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(How-to) Get A Grip!

From valiantly carrying all the groceries in one trip, having an intimidating handshake, to playing tug of war with your dog, we all need grip strength! In fact, in a study by Perna et al. it was determined that most folks “fell into the ‘needs improvement zone’.” Furthermore, in Leong et al.’s article Prognostic Value …

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The Unbreakable Manifesto

I’m a big believer in values – more specifically, defining your own, writing them down, and living them out. Furthermore, I believe it is better to have one or two you stick to for life than to have ten you thought about once and never applied. Unbreakable Strength Co. might be my coaching business, but …

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What the F*%k is a moment arm and what does it have to do with my training!?

In simple physics terms, “The magnitude of the moment of a force acting about a point or axis is directly proportional to the distance of the force from the point or axis. It is defined as the product of the force (F) and the moment arm (d). The moment arm or lever arm is the perpendicular distance …

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Life Lessons I Learned In The Gym

Humility When I first started training, I was 112 lbs of gangly pre teen. I had never played sports (with the exception of parks and rec micro soccer) and I’d never touched a weight. I fell in love with lifting through anatomy books and body building magazines. After some self educating I jumped right in…I …

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