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Odell Manuel - Bench Pressing at Vector Health using a GymAware to monitor bar velocity

Why velocity? 

So, you have a program and you are going along well, and all of a sudden, you are experiencing a lot of frustration as you cannot break through what you think is a plateau in strength.  You are pushing really hard, your are trying to lift more each week and everytime you come to test, …

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Speed Training at Vector Health in Rockhampton

The optimal age for specialising in a single sport?

The optimal age for specialising in a single sport is a well debated topic in athlete-development circles. Of course, parents want to give their kids every possible chance to succeed in sport and in life and often think that early specialisation is the best way to accomplish this. The evidence however suggests that specialising at …

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Rachel Warcon demonstrating bodyweight squat technique at Vector Health

“Why does my groin hurt the day after I squat?”

This is a question we get a lot, often from people returning to training after some time away or with new trainees. Before we dive too deep into this answer it’s important to understand the difference between delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and more serious injuries. DOMS is the general muscle stiffness or soreness experienced …

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