How can I get stronger to perform better?

To get stronger you first need to do a very thorough assessment. It can include an overhead squat, single leg squat, a goniometer assessment, manual muscle testing. This is followed up by a strategic plan to increase the strength and performance of the athlete as well as setting goals for the program. The goals should be related to whatever the sport, whether it is basketball, football, baseball, track, etc., and the goals should be obtainable, not goals that are above and beyond reaching. Then follow a thorough system to do strength training. We in particular use the NASM OPT model for our strength and conditioning which has been a very efficient system. Focus on the proper sets and repetitions that support strength gains for your particular sport or activity.

One can get stronger, and perform better physically, by challenging the body safely, and consistently. The way one challenges the body this forces the lunges, the heart, and muscle to become stronger, and in return will cause the individual to perform better in sports, and every day physically activities. 


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