How I started with VBT

My coaching journey with velocity-based training A couple of years ago I was contacted by the Vitruve team asking if I would be interested in collaborating with them as a writer and researcher on their blog. At the time, I was studying Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and, although my knowledge at the time about […]

Velocity Based Training 【 #1 VBT Guide in the World 】

Velocity Based Training – The Ultimate Guide Index We know you’ve come this far because you’re interested in learning how to train in the most efficient way, achieving the best results, and enhancing your performance as an athlete. That’s why we’ve created the world’s largest Velocity Based Training guide. In this guide, you’ll find all […]

How many times a week do powerlifters train?

How many times a week do powerlifters train

Relationship Between Session Intensity and Training Days per Week in Powerlifting Powerlifting is a sport of both relative and absolute maximum strength, comprising three movements: squat, bench press, and deadlift (Ferland & Comtois, 2019). This athletic discipline has existed as a strength sport for several decades but has gained increased attention in the last 10 […]

RPE in Powerlifting vs Velocity Based Training (VBT)

Powerlifting is a sport that has gained a significant number of followers in recent years. This sport, which was virtually unknown in the 1990s, reached its peak in the early 2000s and now, in 2023, it has become a social phenomenon. I’m sure you’ve seen people in your gym performing the fundamental exercises (squat, deadlift, […]

A Guide to Load-Velocity Profiling in VBT

Velocity Based Training or VBT is a type of training that considers the velocity of execution of the sporting gesture in question. Currently, the applications that measure the velocity of execution do so in certain movements such as the squat, deadlift, bench press, pull-up or pull-up, among others. These exercises allow you to monitor the […]

Why It Is Important To Improve Velocity In Weight Training?

This is a question that many athletes may ask themselves at some point in their sports career. By improving my velocity in lifting, will I improve my sports development? How does improving velocity in my weight training benefit me? How do I improve my velocity? Keep reading if you want to know more! In addition […]

How to Get Faster with Velocity Based Training

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Velocity-based training has gained traction among fitness trainers in this day and age. Although the concept of VBT is not new, it has become more prevalent due to technological advancements that have brought forward some pretty nice tools to monitor and manage training velocity. And this velocity measurement is both objective and precise. The primary […]

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 […]

Hypertrophy and VBT

Muscle mass is a determining factor in the production of strength in the various sports disciplines. In fact, increases in muscle mass are highly related to increases in force production. Once athletes become stronger they have greater potential to develop greater powers (1,2). However, the increase in this muscle mass should not follow the same […]