Absolute Strength: Establishing the foundation for future movement

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An athlete is defined in Webster’s as “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina”. I would slightly adjust the meaning for today’s athletes to be anyone who is required to perform tasks regularly that require physical strength, agility, or stamina, not just in a […]

How energy is produced to fuel muscles – the Energy Systems explained

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Energy can have different connotations for different people, but the generally accepted definition within fitness is the capacity at which you are able to work. We derive energy from food (chemical energy) which is converted into fuel which then powers our muscles. Depending on the activity, the body will decide on the best energy system to […]