Tag Archives: Speed

Amortization Phase

“This phase of movement refers to the bridge between the eccentric and concentric phases. The amortization phases uses the stretch shortening cycle (SSC) in production of power, as the length of amortization is a vital component in your ability to display your strength. If the amortization phase is slow, the energy stored during the eccentric phase dissipates, thereby reducing the effect and killing power… Read More »

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FORM Lifting: Use The Force

“When I first started training with weights, I was obsessed with the practice of moving a weight or object from point A to point B in as short a period … Read More »

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Ski & CFFB

“Hey John…Wondering if CFFB is appropriate for alpine skiing/racing? In the past I’ve used CrossFit for off/on season training and during that short duration, my strength never really progressed to a desired level; total shocker. I’m not the type to combine 20 different programs into my own secret squirrel special sauce, so I am looking for some guidance… Read More »

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Intensity vs Effort

“I received one recently, asking if I thought constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity was a solid programming philosophy. Yes, without a doubt… Read More »

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