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Individualize Your Training to Your Needs

A study in Frontiers in Physiology found that optimizing training to velocity- and force-deficits led to greater increases in jump height than a well-balanced plan.

For those athletes with a velocity-deficit (strong but move slow), speed training leads to positive results.

For those athletes with a force-deficit (move fast but weak), strength training leads to positive results.

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A study in Frontiers in Physiology found that optimizing training to velocity- and force-deficits led to greater increases in jump height than a well-balanced plan.

For those athletes with a velocity-deficit (strong but move slow), speed training leads to positive results.

For those athletes with a force-deficit (move fast but weak), strength training leads to positive results.

Find out what your weakness is (strength or speed) and train that ability.

You can use force-velocity profiling to get this done or use your own judgment. If you are average at everything, then use a combination of strength and speed training.

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