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How to Optimize Rest Between Weight Lifting Sets

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Weightlifting movements (WLM) are ballistic exercises that utilize the entire body. Due to the explosive nature and musculature involved, these movements can be very taxing and require extended rest periods between sets1. Athletes need 4 to 5 minute rest periods between large, taxing movements2. While rest between sets is crucial for an athlete, both in […]

Strength Training Baseball Players 101 (Part 1 of 3)

Disclaimer: the thoughts, opinions, and ideas expressed in this post are not representative of my current employer’s beliefs, nor do they reflect those of my former employers. “You can have baseball, I don’t want them; never could understand my baseball teams.” – Real words from a collegiate strength coach to an intern Baseball is an […]