How To Compare Athletes Based on their Load Velocity Profile

How To Compare Athletes Based on their L-V profile

Velocity-based training (VBT) has gained a lot of attention in recent years as a valuable tool for strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers and in the fitness and performance community in general. This training method uses technology such as accelerometers or linear position transducers, which have been shown to be more accurate, to measure movement […]

Velocity Loss and Fatigue

Velocity Loss and Fatigue

Monitoring and managing training load, both acute and during longer time frames, is one of the cornerstones of performance-enhancing strategies implementation. Regardless of the method or model implemented, every single one of them are built just for one purpose: Manipulating FATIGUE. Every coach on the planet knows how imperative is to monitor and manage fatigue […]

Physical Inactivity and Covid-19: The Ignored Risks – Part II

Covid and phisical inactivity

Now that you’ve had time to assimilate the introduction about The Ignored Risks of Physical Inactivity and Covid-19 (you thought that was it?), let’s get deeper into what brought you here in the first place.   Physical inactivity and muscle mass The preservation of muscle mass requires a constant supply of mechanical stimuli that directly […]

Physical Inactivity and Covid-19: The Ignored Risks – Part I

Covid19 and workout

Introduction An outbreak of one variety of coronavirus began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, where as of March 17, 2020, 179,111 confirmed cases and 7,426 deaths have been reported 1. This new entity, now known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is caused by a new human CoV, initially named novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) which […]