Strength Training For Children and Adolescents: Benefits, Risks, and Practical Recommendations

Strength Training For Children and Adolescents

Humans are meant to move, and children are no exceptions. Children need 60 minutes of physical activity every day. This is a minimum recommendation, and increasing this amount offers additional benefits. Daily moderate to vigorous physical activity helps build the child’s bones and muscles, promotes psychological well-being, and lays the foundation for positive habits as … Read more

Training to Failure: Implications for Recovery, Strength and Muscle Gains

training to failure

Resistance training is the primary form of exercise to promote muscular strength and hypertrophy. One of the main methods to increase the hypertrophic potential of resistance training is to manipulate various training variables. These include adapting training volume to match the recovery ability of an athlete, and tailor set- and repetition schemes to suit individual … Read more

Romanian Deadlift

Romanian deadlift

The romanian deadlift is a variant of the deadlift that primarily trains your hip extensors (e.g. glutes, hamstrings and adductors) as well as your lower back. The movement is similar to a regular deadlift, but with romanian deadlifts you keep your legs almost fully extended throughout the entire motion, and also the exercise begins and … Read more