Tag Archives: Sports Performance

Cross Training Benefits for Powerlifting

As discussed in a previous article Specificity in powerlifting the key to becoming a good powerlifter is to specifically train the power lifts (Squat, Benchpress and Deadlift) but the question “Is there a benefit of doing cross training for powerlifting?” . The … Continue reading

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Powerlifting: The Water Cut

It is a common practice to severely reduce bodyweight prior to competition among athletes in sports which are divided by weight division and there are many reason why an athlete may need to do a cut. But how do you … Continue reading

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Specificity in Powerlifting

The first question that comes to mind is “What is Specificity”.  Specificity is defined as the principle of training in which the sports training should be relevant and appropriate to the sport for which the individual is training in order to … Continue reading

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Coach Vs Personal Trainer

There are many different terms used to describe professionals in the fitness industry, from the most common “Personal Trainer” followed by the less common but more specialised terms including: Sports Coach, Strength Coach, Sports Trainer and more but which one … Continue reading

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Powerlifting to boost soccer performance

A  skilled football (soccer) player can ignore their sub-optimal physical development and believe that what they are doing is adequate when they could be even better more competitive players than they currently are if they had better physical conditioning. Follow @trusylver

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