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Keys to developing strength and power

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We often discuss the five biomotor skills (speed, strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination) when discussing the fundamentals of both speed and athletic development.

But the most important of these skills, in terms of enhancing speed or overall athletic ability is strength. There is a ceiling where progress will stop if an athlete does not actively develop physical strength.

Simply put, ‘strength’ can be defined as an ability to produce force (Siff 2001). But strength is one of those terms we frequently use as an umbrella term to describe it’s many varied functions.

Ultimately, strength can be expressed using different muscle actions.To read more about how to develop strength & power click below:


Yours in speed,

Patrick Beith

P.S. – There are a number of factors that go into improving explosive strength. Learn how to develop them by clicking the link below:


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