The MTI 15/15 Shuttle Beep Test for Measuring VO2 Max

  By Adam Scott, MS, CSCS Background: VO2max or maximal oxygen consumption is a measure of an individual’s ability to utilize oxygen during increased exercise demand.  It is measured in absolute terms (liters of oxygen used per min – L/min) and relative terms (milliliters of oxygen used per kilogram per min – ml/kg/min).  VO2max is typically […]

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Study Results: Power Clean vs. Power Snatch. Which is Better at Creating Speed and Explosiveness?

Samuel McCue, USAW SPC-L1, CF-L1 Adam Scott, MS, CSCS   Background Whether an athlete is a high school novice, a Tier-1 operator or a working professional, training time is always at a premium.  Currently, one of the most hotly debated topics is “if” and/or “how” to program Olympic Weight Lifting (OWL) for non-OWL athletes.  Research […]

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