ICYMI: Our Performance Center here in Colorado Springs has been undergoing a MASSIVE transformation over the last few weeks, and it turned out awesome. Check out this #timelapse of all the hard work that went into it. A big thank you to Hammer Strength, Eleiko, PLAE, and Perform Better for making it possible!
Compared to concentric muscle actions, eccentric muscle actions are able to produce 20-60% greater force, but eccentric training is often underused and undervalued. Dig into the science of eccentric training and it's practical applications. Link
Training marathon runners? A recent JSCR study showed that 40 weeks of strength training can significantly improve maximal and reactive strength qualities, running economy, and VO2 max, without concomitant hypertrophy, in competitive distance runners. Link