Although often forgotten the mechanical profile of an exercise and its variations can be decisive to strength/power development. First of all, it should be clarified that there is no difference between strength training or power training. We should not infer that, for example, power training is associated always with low loads and high speed. Power… Read More Deceleration during acceleration in the weight room?
Running is all about efficiency. Which one is more efficient? Heel strike or forefoot strike? Physics and biomechanics can help us figuring out the answer. Side note: of course there are athletes who heel strike during running and win competitions. However, for how long can they keep it? Does it affect career longevity? Are they… Read More To heel or not to heel?
Due to my background as a physiotherapist and performance specialist, I realized that there is a tremendous gap between rehabilitation and performance. But is there so much difference between rehabilitation and performance? Should this Gap exist? On one side we have physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and other kind of health professionals working in rehabilitation, that seem to… Read More Why Bridging the Gap?