Muscles and Management

Episode #73 Meathead Monday: Will Improving My Squat Make Me Faster or a Better Athlete?

April 20, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 73
Muscles and Management
Episode #73 Meathead Monday: Will Improving My Squat Make Me Faster or a Better Athlete?
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Episode #73 Meathead Monday: Will Improving My Squat Make Me Faster or a Better Athlete?
Apr 20, 2020 Season 2 Episode 73
Gerry DeFilippo

In this episode Gerry gives a breakdown to a question he received from a coach on Twitter pertaining to improving squat numbers and the correlation to speed and athleticism.

To start, Gerry lists the factors that could impact the correlation of squatting and speed such as planes of motion, rate of force production and the impact of technical proficiency with the squat in particular.

From there, the conversation turns to specifics of each of these factors and how they can all have a great impact on the correlation of strength in a particular movement and improvements in speed or sport.

To finish up, Gerry details the complicated formula involving the context of force production and how it impacts how much built force in strength training can actually be applied in sprinting and sport movements.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Show Notes

In this episode Gerry gives a breakdown to a question he received from a coach on Twitter pertaining to improving squat numbers and the correlation to speed and athleticism.

To start, Gerry lists the factors that could impact the correlation of squatting and speed such as planes of motion, rate of force production and the impact of technical proficiency with the squat in particular.

From there, the conversation turns to specifics of each of these factors and how they can all have a great impact on the correlation of strength in a particular movement and improvements in speed or sport.

To finish up, Gerry details the complicated formula involving the context of force production and how it impacts how much built force in strength training can actually be applied in sprinting and sport movements.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

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