July, 2012 - Complementary Training

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  • Visiting ELEIKO…

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/07/2012

    On Sunday we had  a game against Halmstad (which we unfortunately lost) and head coach, second physio and me took the opportunity to visit ELEIKO company, the world leader in the olympic weighlifting equipment. Erik Blomberg, the new CEO of the company was kind enough to give us guided tour through the assembly line and training center along with...

  • The Ultimate Guide to HRV Training by Joel Jamieson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/07/2012

    The Ultimate Guide to HRV Training by Joel Jamieson This was a long awaited book from Joel, especially if you have already purchased BioForce HRV, since this is the manual that accompany the system and it was slightly delayed because Joel was improving and extending its content. Luckily for us, because the book is much more than the simple...

  • Couple of Insights From Explosive Lower Body Training With PowerTool/GymAware

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/07/2012

    As I have posted in the previous blog post I am currently playing with PowerTool/GymAware and aiming to increase my power output in squat jump, VJ and bench throw, along with trying to improve strength in squat and bench press using (a form of) dynamic effort method, during which I cut my set where my power drops below 90%…

  • Random Thoughts on 505 Agility Test and 30-15 Intermittent Field Test

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/07/2012

    Basically, what 505 gives us is the ability to change direction from high speed run. 505 Agility test did not correlate with 10m (r=0,16), 30m (r=0,17) which means we are measuring distinct motor quality.

  • Repeated Sprint Ability is Overrated? [Part 4]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/07/2012

    I want to finish this article so I can go to vacation with ‘clear head’, and spend my time eating gyros, swimming and playing beach volleyball instead of thinking about RST/RSA/RSS. I am afraid that this article got away from sole RST/RSA/RSS discussion. The things I warned against, besides trying to answer whether RST/RSA is overrated, are the following