Protein Recommendations for Strength and Power Athletes

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Resistance training volume increases muscle size, but not strength, in resistance-trained men

Resistance Training Volume Enhances Muscle Hypertrophy, but Not Strength, in Trained Men

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Muscle activity during 8 difference hip adduction exercises

The Hip in Ice Hockey – The Final Chapter: Simple and Effective Exercises to Improve Hip Function and Reduce Injury Risk

The hip adductors don’t get much love from most bilateral multi-joint lower body exercises. With unilateral lower body exercises, demands of the adductors increase, but relying on indirect stimulation through inclusion of a few unilateral multi-joint exercises focused in the sagittal plane is not enough to optimize hip adductor strength and function.

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The Hip in Ice Hockey Part 5: How to Design the Optimal Hip Screening Protocol and Identify At-Risk Athletes

Designing and implementing testing and monitoring procedures to identify athletes who are at increased risk for suffering hip-related pathology is crucial for sustained, high-level, ice hockey performance.

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Resistance Training 1x vs. 2x per Week: What’s the Difference?

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How Injury Occurs in Sport: A Multifactorial Model

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Combining High-Intensity Interval Training and Resistance Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Simple Tips for Consistent Training Progress

Manipulate these variables during training to consistently increase the amount of work you’re capable of doing, physically. Getting better isn’t exclusively measured by the amount of weight on the bar. Performing an exercise with more control, exercise more days/week, doing 1 more repetition or set, and decreasing rest periods are all forms of improvement!

Exercise Performance Adaptations to Aerobic vs. Resistance Exercise

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