A Strength Question?
Got this question from a reader and thought I’d make the answer a post.
Q- “When you are in the strength phase for a specific sport that doesn’t require you to be brutally strong(basketball, baseball,tennis) would you train to be as strong as possible(how they do in football) or would you still stay fundamentally sound?”
A- The reason I wanted to answer this as a separate post is that I think we can address a couple of strength and conditioning misconceptions in one post.
If we read above, the first assumption/ question is should you train to be strong in sports that might not appear to require maximum strength. The answer to that would be a resounding yes. The bigger question relates to the question we pose frequently in seminars, “How strong is strong?”, or “what defines strong”?
All athletes should train to be as strong as possible, period. There…
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