Tag: Strength training

  • 040618 The lifting belt part 3

    040618 The lifting belt part 3 By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A.CSCS Given the modern day propensity of wearing a lifting belt and its appearance on those who are exercising in the gyms and on FitTV, one would think that everyone should wear a belt at all times while participating in physical fitness activities. Those who began
  • 280518 The lifting belt part 2

    280518 The lifting belt part 2 By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A.,CSCS Given the modern day propensity of wearing a lifting belt and its appearance on those who are exercising in the gyms and on FitTV, one would think that everyone should wear a belt at all times while participating in physical fitness activities. Those who began lifting
  • 210518 The lifting belt part 1

    210518 The lifting belt part 1 By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A.,CSCS Given the modern day enamorment of wearing a lifting belt and its appearance on those who are exercising in the gyms and on FitTV, one would think that everyone should wear a belt at all times while participating in physical fitness activities. Those who
  • 140518 Adrenaline[1] lifting

    140518 Adrenaline[1] lifting Lifting more than normal is not unusual under certain circumstances. This is frequently seen on the platform by athletes who make excellent use of their powers of generating positive result producing psychological and physical energy. In the gyms though, unless testing for a one repetition maximum, this is not a good training method.
  • 070518 Motor unit recruitment

    070518 Motor unit recruitment Motor unit recruitment in a nutshell: The size principle states that slow fatigue resistant motor units are recruited first. This theory serves to demonstrate the relationship between the motor unit twitch force and the recruitment threshold of the fibers.  For example these first muscle fibers are not able to sustain a lasting